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#1 'moondance44

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 01:16 PM

whoops.  thats gonna leave a mark 

 

 

 



#2 memopad

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:29 PM

Ouch... looks like calm flat water too, wonder what the cause was?



#3 Left Hook

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 02:35 PM

Jesus the video is better than I imagined when I heard this story. Though The damage to medicated looks worse in this than it actually was.

#4 jhc

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 03:14 PM

O-29?



#5 jesposito

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 04:12 PM

whoops.  thats gonna leave a mark 
 
 

I though only shit like that happens at the Moose Hall?

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:09 PM

O-29?


Yep

#7 DarthSailor

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:33 PM

I grew up around the corner from there. And it begs the question what was a gravel barge doing up there it gets pretty thin between the two sides of the harbor there.



#8 PaulK

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:34 PM

Fayerweather didn't need new docks, did they?  When was this?  



#9 'moondance44

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:44 PM

The docks are fairly new and were in great shape. Haven't been down to see what the damage is. Happened last week


Darth- there is regular barge traffic a couple of times a week in and out of B R harbor. Has been for years.
It's narrow but dead calm and protected. Sometimes things just go pear shaped. Don't know what the cause was.

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 05:51 PM

"Just hug the left and you will be fine."

whoops.  thats gonna leave a mark 
 
 

I though only shit like that happens at the Moose Hall?

The difference is that they aim for the Moose Lodge docks.



#11 Timo42

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 04:40 AM

That will buff right out... :huh:



#12 IshmaelHatesThatDamnWhale

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 04:58 PM

Poor Olson 29, they're rare boats and one of the best ULDB's ever made...  I've gone wayyyy too fast on one in the middle of the night and it felt rock solid the whole time.



#13 Sheethead

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 05:01 PM

It's Karma...

Who hosts a regatta with a cash bar???

 

Just sayin'...



#14 Left Hook

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 05:20 PM

You had best be joking...

 

Edit: Ishmael, report from the owner of the O29 was that the damage was not catastrophic. 



#15 Euan

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 11:10 PM

Attached File  RR 2.jpg   200.17KB   41 downloadsThis is what happened to our Db2 back in '88 when struck by a hit and run gravel barge in the Brunei River the night before leaving for Hong Kong and the South China Sea Series.

 



#16 pointyend

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Posted 24 December 2013 - 05:18 PM

I saw the Olsen on the trailer at the yard for repairs... it's not too bad, at least from the outside. The bow pulpit is a pretzel for sure. That boat used to be wicked fast.



#17 SloopJonB

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Posted 24 December 2013 - 07:16 PM

That's gonna need the BIG buffer.



#18 Luca Brasi

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Posted 25 December 2013 - 01:17 AM


I saw the Olsen on the trailer at the yard for repairs... it's not too bad, at least from the outside. The bow pulpit is a pretzel for sure. That boat used to be wicked fast.


What do you mean used to be, it's still a fast boat. The big guy in the middle is awesome and has a ton of years under his belt. And the driver is one of the best around LIS.

#19 pointyend

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 06:16 PM


I saw the Olsen on the trailer at the yard for repairs... it's not too bad, at least from the outside. The bow pulpit is a pretzel for sure. That boat used to be wicked fast.


What do you mean used to be, it's still a fast boat. The big guy in the middle is awesome and has a ton of years under his belt. And the driver is one of the best around LIS.

Compared to the immediate prior owner, not so much.



#20 Luca Brasi

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 07:23 PM



I saw the Olsen on the trailer at the yard for repairs... it's not too bad, at least from the outside. The bow pulpit is a pretzel for sure. That boat used to be wicked fast.

What do you mean used to be, it's still a fast boat. The big guy in the middle is awesome and has a ton of years under his belt. And the driver is one of the best around LIS.
Compared to the immediate prior owner, not so much.
Ya. TT good choice as well to have drive a yacht.

#21 gsasquatch

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Posted 29 December 2013 - 04:06 AM

In Soviet Russia, ground runs on you!