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  1. Wow, my friends place is in Big Whale Cay in the Berry islands a few miles north of Andros. Looks like it will take a direct hit..
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    Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Do they come with a Jean or Shannon?
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    Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    It's helium, this boat is much heavier than his last one.
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    Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    .....whats wrong is that they're probably the only thing right in the picture Ah yes, I see now. When I first looked I thought the reflector was attached to the backstay, which then made the spreaders completely out of whack. Now I see that the reflector appears to be hung from the starboard lower shroud. All good now...except the sails, running rigging, etc.
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    Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    That poor tortured sail Is it an illusion, or is there something very wrong with the spreaders?
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    ...something NEW!!

    That is awesome. Unreal control.
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    This looks bad...

    Will they ask us to pray for them, like Gunboat?Not sure that had the desired outcome...
  8. Have you tried graphite powder?
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    ....got stung by the 'WASZP'?..OD foiler...

    Am I the only person who had to look up what these slow 2 person ICs might be?Dude, all you have to know is bathtub and 3ksb and you have the IC understoodYou may need to elaborate, some here might think an IC is an International Canoe which might exceed your 3ktsb by a small margin.I would suspect that most people on their first few sails on "those" IC's would be happy to average 3kts. I believe most of the time they are treading water...
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    This looks bad...

    ...WHAT ? You can ask the captain yourself if you do not trust to me...Imagine you are having a great night, music playing, ice maker pumping, heated mattresses on, air conditioner taking the humidity out of the air, maybe a dozen people aboard.You wake in the morning to find that you are locked in the cabin with dead batteries. WTF. Yea, and then your wife comes on board bringing spares! Spares meaning a few more hot Russian blondes?I cannot believe that someone(anyone) would design, or build a boat that requires electrical power to open the hatch. How much did this boat sell for?
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    Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Maybe they did not want the boat, but wanted Rimas out of there. Airfare.While this is possible, the fact remains. Rimas did indeed sell his second SJ, and since he didn't pay anything for it, made a pretty decent profit on it.$700 is probably a few months of "pay" for him, and I don't think I can say that I have profited a few months pay on an old broken boat. Is it safe to assume that the first one is still stuck in the mud of Alaska? I heard that Roger Mann pedaled over there and towed it off, holding the tow line in his teeth. You know, for fun and to tidy up the beach. Ah yes, I remember now. He said it was good fun towing it through Johnstone straight against the tide...
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    This looks bad...

    ...WHAT ? You can ask the captain yourself if you do not trust to me...Imagine you are having a great night, music playing, ice maker pumping, heated mattresses on, air conditioner taking the humidity out of the air, maybe a dozen people aboard. You wake in the morning to find that you are locked in the cabin with dead batteries. WTF.
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    This looks bad...

    Yes, you are correct. The main problem on this boat is that the hatch (or the 'door') to the main saloon has electric drive only. And the boat lost electricity within the first minute. There is no possibility to open this 'door' by hand... Surely you are kidding. How could a boat like this have no way to open the companionway hatch without electrical power??? Next you will tell me it is offset too...
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    Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Maybe they did not want the boat, but wanted Rimas out of there. Airfare.While this is possible, the fact remains. Rimas did indeed sell his second SJ, and since he didn't pay anything for it, made a pretty decent profit on it. $700 is probably a few months of "pay" for him, and I don't think I can say that I have profited a few months pay on an old broken boat. Is it safe to assume that the first one is still stuck in the mud of Alaska?
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    This looks bad...

    Looks pretty standard for North America, not really sure what else they could say.