You have to love the complete sh&t^ he says
first theres the
"And if we had of been in something like these chicken **** Beneteau
or Hunters or anything like that, I would not be talking to you now."
comment, well that gets the long hulled boys going
"In the hurricane
they discovered termite damage on the bowsprit
which started coming back toward the deck
, threatening to take down the entire rig.
had some webbing tie-down straps: "Great stuff, Chinese made, but that saved our bacon boy".
I see I dont think "chicken ****" Benes suffer from termite damage and get held together with some cheap
then he states
"He'll tighten up the riggings and find paper charts
. On his own boat in the Caribbean
he has 11,000 paper charts
, but had not sailed the Irish coast before. "
11000 charts , whats the boat made of paper mache.
well actually no, being a long hulled heavy boat man he has a
"owns Circe, a 32-ton yacht. It was the last boat produced by legendary naval architect Francis Herreshoff. "
ofcourse this must leak like a proverbial sieve as he then goes on
"Cooper sailed it around the world for seven years. He reckoned he pumped 50 million litres of water
out of her during the voyage. He left port with $29 and kept going with his skills"
50 million litre of water!!!, perhaps it all soaked into the 11000 charts.
thios guy is supposed to know whats hes doing so he
Against his better judgment for the voyage he went modern.
"I was relying on a fancy $3000 Garmon chart plotter and it **** the bed
about 10 days ago. I didn't have any charts."
He sailed the atlantic in near winter
and doesnt have any paper charts for the approach to Ireland
.........!!! ( probably couldnt get them off hes own boat as they were stuck together with all that water).
What an idiot. ("Winds were around 60 knots, which Cooper
viewed as little more than a strong breeze.")