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Old 17-04-2012, 17:47   #736
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Seaduction-same shot, a bit different view (from a friend todya in DC)

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Old 17-04-2012, 17:50   #737
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Seaduction-same shot, a bit different view (from a friend todya in DC)

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He got that dinghy up on a plane quite nicely.
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Old 17-04-2012, 18:06   #738
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Definitely not an inflatble!
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I can see my boat in the second pic.

And you should see the "Sea Witch," she's a real beaut.

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At least I know why they call it Moss Landing...
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Definitely not an inflatble!

But, it is a hard bottom!!!
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Old 27-04-2012, 08:38   #741
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I was in a cafe somewhere in the Maritimes back in the mid '80's called the "Schooner House". This pic reminded me of that time!
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Well, if that ain't a stick in the mud......
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Old 27-04-2012, 11:33   #743
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Well, if that ain't a stick in the mud......


In my best Scooby Doo voice "Rello! Ror rilarious Rel!"
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:58   #744
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Proof there are aliens and they're on our waters too!

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In my best Scooby Doo voice "Rello! Ror rilarious Rel!"
Looks like someone told him cats were better than dogs,what a suprise!..DVC
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This just went by- look at the rig & boom-
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This just went by- look at the rig & boom-
She has a Balestron or Aero rig.....

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This just went by- look at the rig & boom-
I had a good look at one a couple years ago laying off the side of about a 60 or 65fter on the hard ....looked heavy, They where replacing it with a conventional rig....never had the opportunity to sail one.
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This just went by- look at the rig & boom-
I read a book by a Brazilian sailor who did the South Ocean in a boat with one of them rotating rigs. He felt that, under the extreme conditions he would face, the benefits greatly outweighed the problems of a mast that rotated. I saw a cat up here in these waters rigged that way as well. Heavy looking thing.
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This boat is in the yard in Port Townsend now..will try and get some pics it is also pretty radical under water
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