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Old 16-03-2014, 17:42   #1051
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Re: Atlantic Delivery

I think they already made it, but turned to Starboard coming in and went to the northern docks which is out of camera.
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They have a walk-in frezer on THIS?
WOW ! ! !
based on all the other gadgets that exploded, I assume they do.
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You guys are worse than expectant fathers awaiting their firstborn.
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78 miles and all is clear
No wind, no telly, no smokes or beer.
Boaty looks left and Boaty looks right.
Waiting to push that SPOT at night.

Then he sparks and gives his nod,
To the men of the sea and the nautical Gods
"Who needs electrics or other such cramps?
"We have buckets and old oil lamps"

The Naysayers yell and spin and stew,
Dancing and screaming "Oh what should we do?
"Thursday there'll be waves and a terrible blow.
"We'd better be quick and call in a tow."

But Boaty laughs as he pisses to port,
Spitting beef jerky and calling it "Sport"
For Boaty knows it's a matter of luck,
"Don't give me knickers, and don't give a ****."
Oh this is great!
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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
Yes I am curious about that as well.
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He probably wouldn't need the cat house in Horta then...
Really? That's highly insulting for you to assume the only purpose of a female crew was to provide sexual favors.
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Re: Atlantic Delivery

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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
Yes I am curious about that as well.


They tried to hide all of Boatys BREW in the water tanks, probably.....
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Really? That's highly insulting for you to assume the only purpose of a female crew was to provide sexual favors.
Good for you Gadagirl! I was hoping' someone would nail that!
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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
phil reckoned it went slimy and was makin him vomit,at a guess from all the sloshing around.

though the change over from IPA to water is enough to make aany body sick that is not used to the stuff
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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
That would be a good answer to learn.

Only a guess. Maybe was bad from the start and the passage stirred up some contaminants? A silly guess peed over the side while the fill cap was open in the middle of a squall? Or could sea water get in for not being sealed or a failed seal?

wondering around with no destionation
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the things some will type on a post

glad the everyone is safe!
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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
Drinking water can get contaminated by salt water getting in from bad seals in the fill cap. Not enough bleach added when tanks where first filled. Tanks not used for some time before the trip and they had bad water in there to start with and contaminated all the fresh water put in at Miami Florida.
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Therapy, et al,
We'll need to wait to hear the details, but until then...
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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
a) Some have had unfortunate experiences with plumbing fresh water to their heads, for fresh water flushing...where either sea water or waste water contaminates the fresh water supply...
b) Leaks in water tanks that allow bilge water, sea water, etc. to ingress / contaminate the fresh water tanks...
c) Water pressure pump leaks, diaphragm contamination, etc...
d) Just old / funky / molding water in tanks and/or contaminates dislodged by the never-ending motion of the sea, making the water in the tanks "funky"...
e) Leaky filler caps, etc...




Those are just the ones off the top of my head....while I'm helping my 93 yr old Mom....



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all tied up now safe and sound,just doing marine police formalities at the moment,so couldnt talk
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