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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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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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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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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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Sail Ronin Filming???

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

 

Thank you..

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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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