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Friggin' in the Riggin'

New Fender Design?

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Le Bumper

:lol:

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The only thing keeping that car from taking a plunge is the spring line wrapped around the front wheel. Knife would take care of that, quickly.

 

 

 

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I wonder how quickly that guys insurance will drop him (no pun intended) when they find out they have to pay for the repair on that kroozer. I bet it'll go for 3-4 times the cost of that econo-box!

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New Beetle, looks good from that angle.

 

Ummm....

 

Volkswagen doesn't make a 4 door New Beetle.

 

But other than that, good fail.

 

Doublefacepalm.jpg

 

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I think for it to work properly, the rubber tires need to be facing the boat. Not the dock. Someone obviously put the fender on wrong.

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The only thing keeping that car from taking a plunge is the spring line wrapped around the front wheel. Knife would take care of that, quickly.

That spring line has a lot of stretch if it can hold a car up. though on that boat I bet the line is worth more than the car.

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Maybe the marina should put a curb around the docks so idiots who leave their car in neutral won't find it later in the drink.

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The most interesting thing is that there had to be someone in it when it stopped; wonder how they got out or if they are still inside?

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New Beetle, looks good from that angle.

 

 

Guys it is not a VW beetle.....it's a Citroen C3 :lol: :lol: :lol:

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New Beetle, looks good from that angle.

 

 

Guys it is not a VW beetle.....it's a Citroen C3 :lol: :lol: :lol:

 

 

Quite right and Citroens have automatic handbrakes. I always wonder if you can trust them.

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That happens when car manufacturers (citroen) keep on designing cars that look like fenders...

 

 

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Its not another of those 'sculptures' by that artist who sawed a boat in half and mounted it on various harbour seabeds so it looked like a sinking boat is it?

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And we call it "Fahrvergnügen" or for the non QWERTZ type-rs Fahrvergnuegen...

 

wonder how "Autobahn approved" made it to cross the Atlantic

 

Greez

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I thought Captain Francisco Schettino was supposed to be under house arrest.

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Sail Ronin Filming???

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"Ah hell, I think a boat landed on us!"

 

Someone's ego got bruised real bad.

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This is a economic political statement depicting social class warefare. David vs Golith photo opt. Much more effective than the human microphone. I beleieve tyhe owner of the VW should convert the bug and sail it across the channel.

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When launching the Castro 82's marina run-about using the spinnaker halyward, be sure to attach the lifting harness to BOTH the front and back lifting points.

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taking the 'marina del rey racing stripe' to a new level. better be a turbo.

 

what a boat! between this and the 'selling the sailboat' thread I am feeling woefully inadequate.

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Le voila! Maintenant, ou sont mes clefs?

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I couldn't find a dock-cart, so I got the car as close as I could.

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Sweet boat!

 

How about firing the guy who designed the dock without a bullrail?

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Could probably just throw the main halyard around the rear wheel and use the electric winch to pull the little shitter off while a car with another line pulls it into the parking lot.

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Jealous of others who have cars, helicopters and other toys on their decks, Pierre tried too hard to fit in.

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When I said 'fenders,' this is not what I meant.

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Could probably just throw the main halyard around the rear wheel and use the electric winch to pull the little shitter off while a car with another line pulls it into the parking lot.

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You rule. Thats an awesome idea. as long as the rope on the car in the parking lot holds.

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If that car was mine, that's exactly what I would do with it.

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Looks to me like a J/105 owner just showing up to the marina to go out for a sail

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I never understood why there aren't more portable curbs to prevent situations like this (like we use in parking lots in the US). I always saw that setup in Europe and wondered how many cars went in the drink. Amsterdam seemed especially crazy with all the street parking just inches away from the edge of the canals, and no curbs!

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Car owner to boat owner, "Don't worry dude, it'll buff right out."

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I've done some stunt driving myself. Mostly in first generation Nazi go karts, they used to call them bugs. They were great in snow had great heat and super easy to hot wire if you needed a ride.

The ultimate road trip vechicle good on gas, which made for more beer money.

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Clearly it's not a Smart Car!

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Brings new meaning to the saying: "marina del rey burgee"

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Hey fordeck, Skipper said leave the fenders on the the dock....

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Only a yacht designer would come up with that point of view. Being the space conscious dude he is. LOL! Nice one Bob.

 

 

quote name='Bob Perry' timestamp='1330448865' post='3603573']

You can get a lot more cars in the parking lot when you park them vertically.

 

 

 

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If at first you don't succeed...

 

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Not wanting to be late for dock call, bob decided he'd drive from the bar straight to the boat...

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Owner to crew: "Good job getting the new fender in place. Don't forget to pull it up on deck when we go out for our next sail".

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I was wondering why many posters think its a beetle(and continue to even though its been pointed out many times its not), then I actually looked at the front page. Clean fucked up.

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I never understood why there aren't more portable curbs to prevent situations like this (like we use in parking lots in the US). I always saw that setup in Europe and wondered how many cars went in the drink. Amsterdam seemed especially crazy with all the street parking just inches away from the edge of the canals, and no curbs!

 

Pretty much all of Europe is non-OHSA compliant. From the crazy-narrow steep staircases in old hotels to bizarre entrances and fixtures, I just about get a sore neck from shaking my head "That'll NEVER pass ADA-inspection....oh yeah...they don't care." Then check out the older back-roads in Italy - windy, narrow, no run-off, no guardrail - sometimes there will be a rusty piece of wire alongside a stunning dropoff. Not for the nervous.

 

But the comment about firing somebody for NOT having a bump-stop curb ? All you have to do is NOT drive over the edge, you know.

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God this one could go on for days!! Getting popcorn......

 

FTR - I think Citroen C3 adds a LOT more time to the PHRF than a Volkswagon would, still handy for a quick run into town after the race though.

 

We really need a full blown caption contest for this......

 

Citroen C3- Its the new Cruiser Dink, fits on the foredeck - Mostly.

 

Citroen C3 - when you just cant drink anymore....

 

Citroen C3- not the way to set up spring lines...

 

Citroen C3 - no parking fees, no slip fees.....

 

Volkswagon - When you finally kill that Citroen C3.....

 

Alright- back to work.

 

Ohh wait - More !!!

 

Citroen C3 -when you have to let Clean take the car.

 

(we love you man)

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Car owner to boat owner, "Don't worry dude, it'll buff right out."

 

Now, that's original.

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I never understood why there aren't more portable curbs to prevent situations like this (like we use in parking lots in the US). I always saw that setup in Europe and wondered how many cars went in the drink. Amsterdam seemed especially crazy with all the street parking just inches away from the edge of the canals, and no curbs!

 

Pretty much all of Europe is non-OHSA compliant. From the crazy-narrow steep staircases in old hotels to bizarre entrances and fixtures, I just about get a sore neck from shaking my head "That'll NEVER pass ADA-inspection....oh yeah...they don't care." Then check out the older back-roads in Italy - windy, narrow, no run-off, no guardrail - sometimes there will be a rusty piece of wire alongside a stunning dropoff. Not for the nervous.

 

But the comment about firing somebody for NOT having a bump-stop curb ? All you have to do is NOT drive over the edge, you know.

 

Access ramps don't look that good on a 500 year old stone building.

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"Relax. My old man is a television repair man. He's got this ultimate set of tools. I can fix it!"

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What a great advert for electronic parking breaks. BRING BACK THE HAND BREAK

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And now my son Phillipe will check ze keel for growth - Non, Phillipe, non!

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Evil Knievel failed at jumping the Columbia River Gorge..So thinking a bit smaller...Failed to jump a boat..Same result...jumped a little short...

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Is that an X-Yacht?

 

 

No

 

it's an ex-wife <_<

 

Nailed it! :D

No, not the ex, just the line.

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I think the correct term is

Far from fucking groovin

but my german (french) isn't that good.

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Evil Knievel failed at jumping the Columbia River Gorge..So thinking a bit smaller...Failed to jump a boat..Same result...jumped a little short...

Snake River

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Evil Knievel failed at jumping the Columbia River Gorge..So thinking a bit smaller...Failed to jump a boat..Same result...jumped a little short...

Snake River

 

Thank you..

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Having scratched the paintwork on the way into the marina, the skipper decided the cheapest way to get it fixed was through the stewards car insurance...

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Kinda looks like the latest in mobile pnuematic self adjusting fending technology from Citroen.... :P

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you mean the car IS an airbag ?

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You ruined my yacht with your citroen???

I will wreck your sucking "Trapanelle" with my Volskwagen Passat !!!!!

 

Rich vs Poor : 1-1

 

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It was actually the Stewardess from another yacht in the harbor who forgot to set the parking brake on the car. Unfortunatelly not the first time this happen in Antibes. Bit hard to explain to the owner.

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Another French fail. Christ, even the Haitians have this figured out.

 

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Having scratched the paintwork on the way into the marina, the skipper decided the cheapest way to get it fixed was through the stewards car insurance...

 

definitely a winner

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Looks to me like a J/105 owner just showing up to the marina to go out for a sail

What's wrong, Seposito? Did your inflatable girlfriend spring a leak or did she just float away? Aren't you tired of spewing non-stop keyboard diarrhea about J-105s? Get a life or, at a minimum, some professional help.

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