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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    And finally, here is the third (and last, you will be relieved to learn) candidate from my French trip. In my view, the worst (or should that be best) of the lot. I admire the self deprecation of the name, Vanille & Framboise (Vanilla and Strawberry) and the way that the curtains match the colour scheme so well. I admire the restraint of the citizens of St Malo for not wreaking their revenge on this blot on their beautiful cityscape. I admire the rig made of scaffold poles. I could go on...
  2. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    I thought at the time that the back end looked like a mobo whilst the front end is a yacht. Maybe its like the Disco Volante in James Bond, and can separate into two separate boats..? Maybe the curved bits cover the join..? OK, maybe not.
  3. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    OK guys, time for the second submission from my recent French trip... I have to say that I struggle to find anything to admire about this one. And what are those curved bits on the side for..? Maybe he liked the idea of IMOCA60 style foils but got confused..?
  4. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    You're welcome. I admire the sheer dogged tenacity that it must have taken the designer/builder/owner to get that into the water, presumably in the face of the whole world telling him he was mad. I also admire the bowsprit.
  5. Uglyboat Admiration Society Hang Out

    Just back from a cruise around Northern Brittany, and came across a few examples that I feel warrant consideration by the Society. Here is the first:
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