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Old 06-03-2019, 10:18 AM
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Old 06-03-2019, 10:23 AM
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You don’t realize how big it was until you see the picture with the people on it.

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Old 06-03-2019, 10:25 AM
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Well damn, looks like somebody forgot to tighten the ratchet strap down LOL


Bitch of it is I bet there is a wait period of several years to replace that sucker.

Owner did provide the cradle though

Damn shame regardless of what happened
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Old 06-03-2019, 10:28 AM
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That sux.
Insurance won't be happy.
Sending that bote across the ocean with the stick in was not a smart move, bet they won't so that again.
That stick starts moving in a sea, and there is no way to stop that boat and cradle from racking.
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Looks like another person is having issues with Lowes 3” deck screws.

Anytime I move my 40m yacht it’s always under its own power. What were they thinking.
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Looks Tippy.

I win.
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Old 06-03-2019, 11:10 AM
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Did they really think that was gonna be secure on that deck?
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Old 06-03-2019, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by tprice View Post
Well damn, looks like somebody forgot to tighten the ratchet strap down LOL
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No ratchet strap needed, just a bungee or two would've been fine.
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Old 06-03-2019, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by SouthpawHD View Post
No ratchet strap needed, just a bungee or two would've been fine.
Think they used the free twine from Home Depot. That stuff has performed miracles.
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WOnder what the draft is on that beauty? No great loop for them I suppose.

Never mind - just googled it: 22'-11"! Holy shit that is some draft.
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Old 06-03-2019, 12:50 PM
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Similar in looks to the America's Cup racers of the 1930s. Those had a little over 46,000 sq./ft. of sail. Yes that is over an acre. I have a photo of one in my great room and the scale of the crew on the rail is what gives the size away.
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Old 06-03-2019, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Parker Yacht View Post
That sux.
Insurance won't be happy.
Sending that bote across the ocean with the stick in was not a smart move, bet they won't so that again.
That stick starts moving in a sea, and there is no way to stop that boat and cradle from racking.
Wonder what it would cost to step the mast? Probably a pittance compared to the cost of the boat and the transport.
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The lawyers are probably dehydrated from all the salivating
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It's not that "super" if it can't even handle an ungraceful launching. They should take some design advice from Hobie Cat for the next one.
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LOL.
How does that even happen.
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Originally Posted by freedbaby View Post
LOL.
How does that even happen.
Gravity.
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Old 06-03-2019, 02:15 PM
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sail the bitch...
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Originally Posted by ono loco View Post
sail the bitch...
It's a "Day Sailor".
Go figure.
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Originally Posted by abfish View Post
Wonder what it would cost to step the mast? Probably a pittance compared to the cost of the boat and the transport.
They can pull the rig and keel on that thing in a day.
I can only imagine this was a short trip that got nasty?
Normally the keel comes off and lays in the cradle.
I don't need to tell you, sitting on stands or in the cradle, on land, stable, those sum bitches are "tippy".
That boat is drawing well over 15'. That rig is probably 150'.
Just the sight of that thing on that itty bitty frieghter ain't right.
Someone is gonna pay for that eff up.
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No transom strap! Seen it a thousand times!
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