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  1. Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    Twin outboards for that sportfisher look? Is that a Florida thing? Nice boat but how is raising the dink on the davits work? https://tampa.craigslist.org/hdo/boa/d/shoal-draft-trailerable/6475524164.html
  2. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Or Maybe the Chinese salvors saw a giant Idahoan Mashed Potato Monster with Marchino cherry pit eyes inside Mimsy, hence the nets...
  3. R2AK 2018

    Hey, read your newsclip and another on BC sharks http://www.bowenislandundercurrent.com/news/nothing-to-worry-about-here-just-a-shark-nursery-off-vancouver-s-coast-1.23177357 I will be signing up for 2019, the full race. A smallll chance for this year but likely will just take the Young 6m on my own adventure up the coast this summer when I get the chance. I did a lot of mods to the boat including the ability to dump half or all the water ballast as required, for rowing and light air. Colin Angus has the rowing setup for sale on his website if you are looking. https://angusrowboats.com/collections/kits/products/sliding-seat-rigger-hardware-kit-with-carbon-fibre-seat He also has wooden oar plans and kits if you want to make them or need longer ones.https://angusrowboats.com/pages/wooden-oars Duckworks have the oarlocks, fast delivery too. Duckworks Magazine
  4. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Rimas was that close to making landfall in North Korea...do I win anything?
  5. R2AK 2018

    R2AK Crew wanted, posted on the r2ak fb and Matheau's fb. Wants a teammate willing to buy his sexy new RAID boat so he will not have to ship it back. They are making 8 of them and it would be the first in NA. Weight is 150kg with a fg, carbon and foam hull. It has some great features, including an impressive cockpit/dodger/tent you can sit in the cockpit under. The main has no boom. The mast is short at 7m, carrying 12m of flat top and an 11m gennaker. Typo on the page lists a 10m main or 12 is the option perhaps. Just the thing for the late June wind of the r2ak. The list is 25k euro inc French VAT of 20% Who woldn't want a teammate with that kind of worldclass rowing experience... http://rowandsail.liteboat.fr/boats/litexp/ 10 knots in 12kn wind here. See the tent here.
  6. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Curious if Rimas could scavenge work there...oh, wait...
  7. Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    Agree, but 8 in light air was a mild mock... There is a Dibly design on that website that was nice too and some outboard motors for 100 to 150 bucks... if I can get 500 friends together to buy one each
  8. Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    Some mockworthy sailboats from Chinese manufacturers listed on alibaba.com A Macgregor knockoff and another with stacked windows on the cabin just like Buccaneers China Manufacturing Hison 26ft Personal Sail Boats Made In China - Buy Sail Boats Made In China,Sail Boats Made In China,Sail Boats Made In China Product on Alibaba.com Need a small tender? Small Dinghy 1.6m Fiberglass Fishing Boat - Buy Fiberglass Pleasure Boat,Fiberglass Boat Top,Best Fiberglass Boat Product on Alibaba.com 6.5 daysailor, they managed to get 8 aboard sailing. 2018 New Model Sailboat D650 Sail Boat 8 aboard Sailing Boat - Buy Sailboat,Sail Boat,Sailing Boat Product on Alibaba.com Catamaran party boat with a short rig and a flat top main well short of the top of the short mast. Check out the size of that rudder cassette and the stern curve in a reverse hottub design. Bestyear Catamaran S33c Boat Sailing Boat - Buy Boat,Catamaran Boat,Sailing Boat Product on Alibaba.com Claw anchor design best suited as a necklace or garden ornament. Polished Anchor For Sailing Boat - Buy Anchor For Granite,Stainless Steel Hardware,Sailboat Hardware Product on Alibaba.com A must-have for onion ring loving sailors. Onion Ring Sail Boat - Buy Onion Ring Sail Boat,Onion Ring Sail Boat,Onion Ring Sail Boat Product on Alibaba.com The BBQ boat, perhaps the smallest boat you could dress in a tie for dinner, or is that the salesman? Bbq Dount Plastic Sailing Boat - Buy Bbq Dount Boat,Plastic Boat,Sailing Boat Product on Alibaba.com Inflatable for YC parties or adverts. Custom Giant Inflatable Boat For Activity Celebration Inflatable Sailing - Buy Inflatable Boat,Rigid Inflatable Boat,Zodiac Inflatable Boat Product on Alibaba.com Finally, for stressed out sailors there is the foam squeeze anti stress sailboat, should your tiller or spreader break. Pu Foam Squeeze Anti Stress Sail Boat - Buy Anti Stress Sail Boat,Squeeze Anti Stress Sail Boat,Pu Foam Anti Stress Sail Boat Product on Alibaba.com
  9. We had the Wayfarer lookalike called the CL16 and it was a FG hull design... they still are available in Canada new...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CL_16 http://www.vaxxine.com/clsailboats/
  10. R2AK 2018

    ^^^Hot Mess Racing did in the O30 with 4 crew. A couple of them are SA'ists and may see your post. http://www.olson30.org/racing/r2ak-hot-mess-takes-on-the-race-to-alaska-2016/
  11. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    Winner! Well done...
  12. Another interesting boat

    This Swan is a new listing I saw. Price seems low, must need sails or teak deck replaced something. SWAN 38 - boats - by dealer http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=2390 Big price cut on this one, Valiant 40 - boats - by owner - marine sale Must be the year of blisters...
  13. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    Just needs an enclosed bimini to complete the look
  14. Sold everything to sail the world...boat sunk on day 2

    I found a similar Gofundme fundraiser to the thread's couple. It appears to be a "Transfinancial" community problem...I had to look that up https://www.gofundme.com/cz742k-transfinancial " I am in my 20s, ambitious and intelligent. but most importantly I'm trans-financial.WHAT IS THAT YOU ASKED yourself? well I was supposed to be born into a billionaire family like Bill gate's children, Steve jobs, like all the wealthy dorks children .Hence, i was born into a lower middle class family. that lives and balls from.paychecks to paychecks.my transitional issue has made it harder for me to keep up with my bills, tuition fees and savings...I often dream at night about sailing with my billionaire family on a billion dollar yatch all around the world. ( but often time I wake up to the sad reality of life and the sound of my roommate trying to sneak some food from my fridge to his his room.).so in reality i am just a millionaire/billionaire child stuck in this paychecks to paychecks body that doesnt belong to me,therefore I find myself spending more than I actually have. " Only 2326 other round the world sailing campaigns to choose from, https://www.gofundme.com/mvc.php?route=category&term=sailing around the world including some worthy athletes like these https://www.gofundme.com/mvc.php?route=category&term=sailing https://www.gofundme.com/scott-to-2018-world-championship
  15. Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    VOR boat with a bow sprit some might say mockworthy but I am sure there is a story there. 59K aus https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/lane-cove/sail-boats/volvo-60-modified-to-sled-77-ft-racing-maxi-yacht/1175229484