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Afunday Spencer 74 underwater in Puerto Rico

Old 01-14-2016, 07:48 AM
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Old 01-14-2016, 07:50 AM
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Dangggggg
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That's hard to look at. What a shame
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Old 01-14-2016, 08:23 AM
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looks like on of the guys aboard has the last name spencer. wonder if there is any relation.
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Ouch
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guess it was tippy
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What a shame, hard aground breaking off the running gear?
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Old 01-14-2016, 08:51 AM
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That is horrific.
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depressing
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Old 01-14-2016, 08:58 AM
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Boat was on its maiden voyage home to Trinidad and Tobago. Yes I believe one of the Spencer's was on board.
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This is really sickening to look at. Glad to hear that the crew were able to get off safely
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No problem that a couple of old Yamahas can't solve.
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Originally Posted by nccoaster View Post
No problem that a couple of old Yamahas can't solve.
na gotta go with etecs on this one
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:27 AM
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Per the article linked in Spanish... yacht hit a reef. "Un yate crucero chocó contra un arrecife..." and 23 year old Spencer was onboard, all are safe... "Christopher John Blanchard, de 51 años, quien era el operador de la embarcación, Jospeh D. Spencer, de 23 años, y Sean Phillip Alonso, de 52 años, fueron transportados hasta la unidad en buen estado de salud. "
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wonder what its salvage value is?
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:32 AM
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I can't even imagine how the owner and captain must feel. Truly heartbreaking to see all that hard work go down like that. I'm impressed that tow boat was able to make any forward progress given how low the Spencer is sitting in the water.
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:42 AM
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That's gotta be like towing 150K lbs at a minimum. I wonder what the bottom looks like?
You bet a few divers were immediately on the site grabbing the props and shafts.

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Old 01-14-2016, 09:46 AM
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Serious question......If the boat was on it's maiden voyage to it's new home in Trinidad and Tobago, who owns it? With high end sport fishers like that, does the owner take delivery at the factory and hire his own captain to deliver it to his home? Or does the factory still own it and they do a sea trial to make sure all systems are 100% while they are delivering it to the new owner?
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:53 AM
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I was surprised the SeaTow only had twin 150s.....

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