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11-21-2013, 07:57 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

I know the first guy who got the job to salvage...

I know the first guy who got the job to salvage the yacht quoted 12,500. That was to just lift her. Others were in the ball park of 25K plus. Again, just to lift here. Clean up fee I can try and find...
11-21-2013, 07:14 AM
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Did they have twin outboards sitting on the...

Did they have twin outboards sitting on the transom?
11-21-2013, 04:26 AM
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Its very simple as to why the boat sank. These...

Its very simple as to why the boat sank. These guys usually tied up for the night empty on gas so the stern will sit higher. What they did this time was fill up at night because they wanted to get an...
11-19-2013, 04:21 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

That pic was taken not too long after those pads...

That pic was taken not too long after those pads were put into the water.

Never said 4000 gallons of diesel

The smell of diesel over powered the smell of any gas that was dumped into the water.
11-16-2013, 10:05 PM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Thats a lot of pads to absord diesel, yet there...

Thats a lot of pads to absord diesel, yet there wasnt that much diesel on board....The marina STANK of diesel....
11-10-2013, 04:01 AM
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I wouldnt call myself an intruder. I have a boat...

I wouldnt call myself an intruder. I have a boat in the marina where this Viking sank. Once I saw this boat pull into the marina, I searched google to find out about it. Twin outboards on a Viking,...
10-24-2013, 08:00 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Is it me or do the outboards look to be raised up...

Is it me or do the outboards look to be raised up a bit? Guess they wanted to bow out of the water lol
10-21-2013, 06:08 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Per the crew, they usally filled up in the...

Per the crew, they usally filled up in the morning, so empty barrels of fuel on the stern at night, and exhaust above water level. The night she sank, they filled at night so they could get an early...
10-18-2013, 05:56 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Word on the dock is there is damage to the thru...

Word on the dock is there is damage to the thru hull for the fish well and they are thinking the weight of fueling at night caused water into the exhaust, and down she goes.

The owner is from...
10-14-2013, 03:15 PM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Dock talk has it that a line on the live well let...

Dock talk has it that a line on the live well let the water in.

Others think water came in from the exhaust. She was fueled at night from what im told. She was usually fueled in the morning...
10-14-2013, 08:02 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

It is not floating yet. 7 air bags and its still...

It is not floating yet. 7 air bags and its still not floating. There is now even more water in the bow then there was before they attempted to raise her.

From what I understand there was no...
10-13-2013, 08:44 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Osprey marina in myrtle beach Btw im waiting...

Osprey marina in myrtle beach

Btw im waiting for the BS comments to be taken back....
10-13-2013, 08:27 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Not sure why it went down just yet. Will have a...

Not sure why it went down just yet. Will have a better idea when she is floated. Should be later today.
10-13-2013, 08:07 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

No pics just yet. Have to wait till i get to a...

No pics just yet. Have to wait till i get to a home computer. Pics on my phone right now

Thanks for the BS comments. Much appreciated.
10-13-2013, 07:28 AM
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Posted By NutsForBoats

Well, I hate to bring you a bad news update. The...

Well, I hate to bring you a bad news update. The boat has sunk again. Its currently at a Marina in SC at the bottom.
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