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Old 22-11-2014, 09:00   #961
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His friend was going through a nasty divorce and she demanded half of everything. With the help of a sawsall she got the bottom half of the boat


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Old 31-03-2015, 12:01   #962
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This catamaran sits in my marina and doesn't sail often. We are in Brittany, not in Switzerland.

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This catamaran sits in my marina and doesn't sail often. We are in Brittany, not in Switzerland.

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Extreme yes, odd no. That looks like a rocket ship. Must be fun to sail.
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Old 01-04-2015, 05:35   #964
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Re: Nautical Oddities

I think there was a thread recently on why people quit cruising.
Lack of mobility is obviously one big reason, but.......
There can be another stage in one's boating career, as below
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Old 07-05-2015, 13:25   #965
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I am new to sailing but an old seaman of the industry of oil boats. Getting close to retirement and planning on buying a boat to sail to the carribian and visit my wifes native country of costa rica any tips on sailing and info would be deeply appreciated
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I am new to sailing but an old seaman of the industry of oil boats. Getting close to retirement and planning on buying a boat to sail to the carribian and visit my wifes native country of costa rica any tips on sailing and info would be deeply appreciated

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When I'm out on the lake I like to take this bad boy out for a float... And yes, that is a genuine built-in wine cooler LOL:

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When I'm out on the lake I like to take this bad boy out for a float... And yes, that is a genuine built-in wine cooler LOL:


I like the way you float! I am not a beer lover but champagne is perfect-although someone may have to help me back in!!
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Lighthouse for sale

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The Miah Maull Shoal Light Station, located in Delaware Bay, New Jersey offers many distinctive features. Climb up one of the two ladders of this historic property to a retreat from everyday living. The structure has a real homey feel with curved walls covered with wood wainscoting and nine foot ceilings. The first level was formerly used as a kitchen and dining room. The upper levels have has cast iron floors covered with wood overlays. The four bedrooms are roomy with closets. Natural light is abundant from the seven windows on the first floor and eight on the second and third floors. The watch deck on the 4th level has arched windows and deck door. Enjoy the 360 view of Delaware Bay when using any of the three outside decks.
If you are up for the adventure of traveling by boat, the Miah Maull Shoal Light is an ideal property for family retreats, fishing enthusiasts, divers and anyone committed to preserving a historic lighthouse.
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This catamaran sits in my marina and doesn't sail often. We are in Brittany, not in Switzerland.

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Cool!

The Victorinox Swiss Army Boat?

Look at those daggerboards pulled out/up.

But….does it come with the pull out scissors and magnifying glass and tweezers too?

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Lighthouse for sale

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The Miah Maull Shoal Light Station, located in Delaware Bay, New Jersey offers many distinctive features. Climb up one of the two ladders of this historic property to a retreat from everyday living. The structure has a real homey feel with curved walls covered with wood wainscoting and nine foot ceilings. The first level was formerly used as a kitchen and dining room. The upper levels have has cast iron floors covered with wood overlays. The four bedrooms are roomy with closets. Natural light is abundant from the seven windows on the first floor and eight on the second and third floors. The watch deck on the 4th level has arched windows and deck door. Enjoy the 360 view of Delaware Bay when using any of the three outside decks.
If you are up for the adventure of traveling by boat, the Miah Maull Shoal Light is an ideal property for family retreats, fishing enthusiasts, divers and anyone committed to preserving a historic lighthouse.
WOW!

What an awesome and unique place that would be to live!

360 degrees views of the water!
Literally ON the water!
No neighbors!

Comes with pet Cormorants too!

All it needs is a fresh coat of paint.

Seriously cool place to have as a place on the water or to run as a B&B. cool.
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Freakin' awesome.

It would be soooo cool.

Maybe a little hard to get onto but I guess they would have or have had some sort of dock, no?
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What kind of anchor is best for a lighthouse?


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This one could work.
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We could all chip in a few bucks and buy the lighthouse to be the official Cruisers Forum East Coast Clubhouse.
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