That Mk 1 tank Indicates the picture is after 15th September 1916, also the day for the first death of a tank crew death, Cyril William Coles aged 23.Its easy to get caught up in todays inclusive not inclusive, racist, sexist everyone who does not agree with me is an “ist” argument. but consider what No Man’s Land really meant to million’s of men between 1914 and 1918 and how the term came into popular use.
Below is a picture of the area between the Axis and Allie’s lines at the battle of Ypres. “NO MAN”S LAND”
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You could be correct, I was simply referring to the picture caption on the site and did not check it out thoroughly.That Mk 1 tank Indicates the picture is after 15th September 1916, also the day for the first death of a tank crew death, Cyril William Coles aged 23.
Less than 3years later my grandfather joined the Royal Tank Corps, to serve from 1919 to 1953.. starting out in a Mark 1 finishing with a centurion.
I sailed and raced on Sunflower for over 30 years. She was a cunt but sailed fast upwind and tried to kick you in the nuts downwind in a breeze. Took some tweakers and good helms people to tame that bitch downwind. I love her and miss her.Any owner who chooses to use their boat name to promote gender bias should not be surprised at clap back from those they are choosing to ostracize. A good start for dialing down sexism might be to not name one's boat in sexist manner. Until then, you're just perpetuating the problem you claim to take issue with.
No Fat Chicks, aka Fear and Loathing and now called Vamoose is in Muskegon, Michigan with the sister to FLAK- Risky Business.Absolutely but it's not like this is anything new.
Who else remembers the G&S 30 with the controversial name at the 1986 MORC Int'ls in San Diego, and 1987 in Milwaukee? Not known for it's performance (high rating + low speed = non-competitive), it was memorable for it's dump truck tow vehicle and the boat name swag they handed out (I lost my hat years ago).
After getting lotsa flak (sic) the boat was unceremoniously renamed the following year. Sorry for the crap quality of the only pic I can find of Fear & Loathing (sail number 007 ex No Fat Chicks) at the 1989 MORC Int'ls in Sarnia.
I think this boat along with several other MORC 30s are somewhere in Wisconsin now.
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No way...Vamoose! Raced a couple of week nights with them when we took the IMS/IRC 52 Ptarmigan out to the lakes back in 2005. Owner was a true gent and showed us around the area and took us to dinner.No Fat Chicks, aka Fear and Loathing and now called Vamoose is in Muskegon, Michigan with the sister to FLAK- Risky Business.
I always thought the pointy end was Adventure Land and the afterguard/helm was Fantasy Land I don't think we ever felt pit was deserving of a title.Wasn't there once a breakdown of the sailboat crew? The helm was fantasy land, bow was dreamland, and pit was no-man's land? or something like that...