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  1. Hi Chester, thanks. Archambault COCO mini https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/coco-archambault About the outboard, it's a sliding outboard motor mount
  2. My story is the opposite, cancer at 18 (43 now), everything came after cancer, studies, employment, woman, sailboat and children. I guess iwas lucky, very lucky...
  3. Yes, the biggest icebreakers are all Nuclear. The next one: Arktika - 25,168 tons
  4. It was 6 years before twitter and the money, he open all his software to the comunity, could be a very rich man: In 2004, Marlinspike bought a derelict sailboat and, along with three friends, refurbished it and sailed around the Bahamas while making a documentary about their journey called Hold Fast. In 2010, Marlinspike was the chief technology officer and co-founder of Whisper Systems,[13] an enterprise mobile security startup company. In May 2010, Whisper Systems launched TextSecure and RedPhone. These were applications that provided end-to-end encrypted SMS messaging and voice ca
  5. Check this great thread for more info about Coco/Mini Transat @jack_sparrow
  6. Yes, next year will be 30 years old. It was ahead of her time, a Harlé design: quoting Jack Sparrow: "The first one-design series boat created for the Mini Transat, the Archambault Coco designed by Philippe Harlé and Alain Mortain had a rounded bow. The 1987 Mini was won by a Coco with the late and charismatic Laurent Bourgnon at the helm. The latest production one-designs to have followed this trend are the Ofcet and the Pogo 3." https://www.petitsvoiliers.com/mini-650/ http://www.histoiredeshalfs.com/Histoire des Minis/Coco.htm
  7. Hi Bugger, This boat was built by Archambault (France) with model name "Coco": https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/coco-archambault The first owner christened as Côco Lôco
  8. Great boat, Philippe Harlé design. The first mini-transat: http://www.histoiredeshalfs.com/Histoire des Minis/Coco.htm
  9. Another from last Saturday Regata, sailing solo.
  10. May 6. Lisbon Eurovision Regatta. Sailing with wife and kids (3 and 6 years old )
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