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      A Few Simple Rules   05/22/2017

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You dont have to scuttle a boat to create an artificial reef...

 

Seriously, can someone identify that purple bryozoan-looking stuff?

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You could hear the collective gasps, and then the gagging all through Annapolis when Beneteau unveiled it's latest H.R. Geiger design.

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Woookie, look at all this filth muck on this keel. I'm going to need some gauze pads, wd-40, and some ball bearings...

 

...Awww, come on guys, it's so simple maybe you need a refresher course. It's all ball bearings nowadays. Now you prepare that transducer with some 3-in-1 oil and some gauze pads, and I'm gonna need 'bout ten quarts of anti-foul, preferably Interlux. No, no make that Pettit...

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Though considerably less expensive to produce than most bottom paints, FOULING paint continues to struggle in the marketplace.

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Anyone care to guess or study what all this is?

 

 

 

My God, I didn't think anything could top the gag reaction I had to the *first* pic.

 

That slimy crap is like some kind of horrible visual Siren. I try to turn away but it keeps calling. Tie me to the mast and poke out my eyes. Please. Right now.

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Keel Prolapse, with advanced septicemia - we're going to need to operate - bring me the big gear, the black gloves, & something to spew into.....

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Seriously, can someone identify that purple bryozoan-looking stuff?

 

Clubbed Tunicates...... They foul ship hulls, lobster traps etc.

 

Here they are just pulled out of the water. http://bcsga.ca/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/styela_clava.JPG

 

Mind you, it's probably not this species, but something close... you get the idea.

 

 

I'm a biologist. Trust me

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Maybe this should have been a "What is it?" instead of a caption contest..... I win!!!

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"John West doesnt reject the best fortunitly for all the customers this one was rejected" or

 

"No skip there was only a little bit of growth" and

 

"I told you we needed more weight in the keel but i didnt mean THIS"

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"Got growth"

 

"Dinner anyone"

 

"I asked for fish and chips"

 

 

thats enough for now

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Captain: "Did you check the bottom before we launched?"

 

Brother-in-Law Crew: "yea, looked okay to me".

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"Do you think that Orange 'speed paint' needs to be stirred a bit more, dude?"

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"This is the part where you run away"

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skipper, the starboard tac feels favoured !

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Ok Ok, My wrong darling one, that smell WASN'T from your sister...........

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"Sure beats tying on a bucket." G.H.W. Bush

 

"H'uh?". G.W. Bush

 

"I will, ahh, strive to limit the proliferation of, ahh, the unwanted growth found on the keels, ahh, that comprise our sailing democracy." B. Obama

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telefonica blue's new proposed keel for the vor. they wont hit any rocks because it will be so scared of the keel it WILL move out of the way

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Organic keel technology revealed: "All you have to do is stroke it for less then two minutes and you go from a harbour safe shallow draft – to a deep draft racing fin."

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When "Sea Maiden" hauled out after the last SD-Ensenada race they didn't realize how long it really took.

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This one is a beauty! A Beneteau 235 that clearly has missed a few bottom cleanings..Would the anarchist who sent this in please get back to us - we lost your info! Let's make this a Caption Contest - we have some cool shirts from our friends at Ocean Trek Adventures for the best five. Have fun!

I know I could win if I just had new sails!

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“I am sorry sir, local ordinance requires that you will have submit to complete an Environmental Impact Statement before you can clean that”

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sea pork, the 'other' white meat...... <_<

 

Apparently, it's "Sea Pork"

http://www.jaxshells.org/pork.htm

 

you can't make this shit up...

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"3 years of paying that little shit to dive on my boat and scrub it so I didn't have to haul it - "you don't need to do that mister, I got all the crap off" - I'll feckin do 'im"

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Dockcock...someone had to give them a proper name.

 

Nominate your favorites here!

 

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Dockcock

 

Dockcock: A sailor who replays every moment of any race and how great they sailed it. This transpires on the docks or at the party thereafter. Their recaps and expertise becomes extremely egregious and even more belligerent the more they drink. These yachtsmen can tell you exactly what you were doing wrong the entire race, primarily because they were behind you. They don't usually win, but they are really awesome sailors, just ask them.

 

"I'll be by the keg listening to the dockcocks stroke each other on how amazing they raced and still managed to lose."

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"Life will find a way"

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Great moments in sailing presents: "In the 70's they liked 'em furry".

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This one is a beauty! A Beneteau 235 that clearly has missed a few bottom cleanings..Would the anarchist who sent this in please get back to us - we lost your info! Let's make this a Caption Contest - we have some cool shirts from our friends at Ocean Trek Adventures for the best five. Have fun!

 

Come on, guys.

 

It's just a little extra ballast!

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Ran Over Alien....

 

 

Decided his blood might make us go faster.

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Thorough "in situ" immersion testing and Analysis of Beneteau's keel attachment engineering revealed a 100% pass mark.

 

Jean Claude Keely, MBE Engineering and Design, Beneteau, France' was pleased that after 10 years of testing, including 6 years immersion, had revealed no issues with keel movement.

 

Keenly said...

"Despite a 35% increase in weight and surface roughness the Beneteau 476f was still within spec and still sailed with typical Benetaeu speed and agility.

 

 

"We have recommended to the board that we adopt this technology to all Beneteaus"

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Bouillabaisse 32'

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In the end.... The Rear Admiral came through and cleaned the keel

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The fucking yard's glass guy is saying I probably have blisters. Screw him! What's the point of cleaning it if it'll suck up water? What a douchebag always looking to take my fucking money.

 

i'll just put her back in the water and go to the pet store and buy someathem alge eating fishes. You watch.

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Genie: you said 100 testicles? oops, thought you said barnacles

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This one is a beauty! A Beneteau 235 that clearly has missed a few bottom cleanings..Would the anarchist who sent this in please get back to us - we lost your info! Let's make this a Caption Contest - we have some cool shirts from our friends at Ocean Trek Adventures for the best five. Have fun!

 

Failed Hollywood floating Dead movie prop.

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Hauled out in Barcelona for a Gaudì bottom job.

Love it

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and kids, this is what happens to your dick when you mess around with those truck stop prostitutes......

Brilliant ...you win

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'Yes, honey, I know you want to finish cleaning your hull today, but you should really get that looked at’

 

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F#$%@#G Nemo....But I'm pretty sure they'll find it somewhere...

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No really it's faster... It breaks up the laminar flow.

BEST CAPTION EVER...

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If boat prices are inversely square to PHRF#, have we got a deal for you..

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