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Old 22-04-2017, 11:58   #1081
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The only mammals that have to learn to swim are humans and the primates.

Not true! Young infant humans can swim naturally. Most likely due to they recently came from a bag of salt water in the womb.




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Old 22-04-2017, 13:25   #1082
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Not true! Young infant humans can swim naturally. Most likely due to they recently came from a bag of salt water in the womb.




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Hmmm...me thinks ya need to re-read me post. Nothing wrong with accuracy, but lordy man where is you sense of humor!?
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Old 22-04-2017, 15:51   #1083
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Sorry! But I was replying to GORDMAYs post. Either way I forget my smiley.
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Old 22-04-2017, 16:56   #1084
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Gordy's probably right, but I was surprised that kangaroos can swim.

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Re: Nautical Oddities

Why to keep clear of whales..... Wanna bring your nice little boat into the middle of something like THAT????

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Old 10-08-2017, 12:59   #1086
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Dog on board, perhaps?
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Re: Nautical Oddities

During my pathological viewing of boat porn . . . I mean diligent research into nautical topics, I came across this fine 114-foot craft. I was going to post it over in "Cheap Multis and Projects," but I think it may be a wee bit over the "cheap" line at $450,000 for an 80% complete trimaran. With just a little elbow grease it would make a splendid cruiser!

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Anyone who saw Greenupís UFO (unidentified floating object) may have indeed thought we were being invaded by aliens via the Ohio River. The boat built by Callihan was like no other. It sprang from his ingenious thinking and years of experience with boat building and all manner of construction. It was round. It was made of concrete. And it floated.
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Anyone into steel boats?
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^^looks really sturdy
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For the truly safety minded looking for redundant systems. Rig this baby up with one rudder under manual control, a second controlled with a wind vane, and the third with electric and/or hydraulic control system. Wot? Me worry?
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Not only is it safe, but it is probably easy on the wallet too. Of course, storage is a little tight, after you've loaded your wallet onto it.
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What about mounting a Hiab on your cabin top?
A Hiab is great for picking stuff up and putting stuff down.
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I wonder if itís female? Joking!

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Ever make love on the front of your sailing yacht....
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