Yep. This yacht has been left to rot until the owner became senile enough that his family was able to put it on the market.
This pig has had just enough lipstick smeared across its snout to hopefully appeal to potential owners who prize the number of bedrooms and bathrooms over everything else.
Well... "in one place at one time" is sort of a stretch, but I have enough tape measures around the house that it's just plain silly.
It's how I compensate for the CRS of old age. I'm the same way with scissors and Opinel N°08 knives -- some in every room. Trauma shears are a favorite -- they...
Reading the original post, I visualize a 60-year-old boat something like this with original rigging and original sails. Any subtlety of technique is going to be lost on this owner. He needs to drop the rig, strip it, repair or replace a dozen or so sheaves, label all the standing rigging and...
Brilliant logic! I'm going with this!
I've used this argument for monthly fees for cellular phones/tablets/hot-spots but the one-step-away-from-welfare drone at the counter just gives me that blank stare as if I've just handed them $5.10 for a $4.10 purchase... "Sir, you've given me too much..."
When I was younger and cockier and less respectful of just about everything, I got away with murder re: legal transportation of cars, boats, trailers, masts... you name it.
I can only attribute my successful evasion of prosecution to luck and the fact that -- except for the cars, I guess -- it...
1st: What the fuck is a pushpit? Oh yeah... a modern made-up British term for stern pulpit.
2nd: The forlorn sea-sick muppet incapacitated to the point he can no longer drive his own boat? That would be the previous owner of this site. He's clenching tight to hold back the diarrhea.