Author Topic: Hurricane Irma  (Read 1036 times)

Offline Cavebear

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #105 on: September 11, 2017, 04:21:23 PM »
They oughta be keel-hauled!

Yar, the barnacle scraping be a good lesson, har...
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Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #106 on: September 11, 2017, 04:25:38 PM »
Barnacles work even better than a loofah!


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Offline Cavebear

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #107 on: September 11, 2017, 05:20:15 PM »
Barnacles work even better than a loofah!


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Offline Munch

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #108 on: September 12, 2017, 03:58:56 AM »
Sea giants up ended sailing ships to use the underside to scratch their taint

Offline Baruch

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #109 on: September 12, 2017, 07:19:11 AM »
Sea giants up ended sailing ships to use the underside to scratch their taint

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Offline SGOS

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #110 on: September 12, 2017, 07:49:16 AM »
It seems like an execution rather than a punishment.  The captain says to the Inquiry, "His punishment for stealing pudding was keel hauling, but he died before the punishment was fully carried out."  It's rather similar to, "His sentence was to be shot in the head, not executed, but he died anyway."
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Offline SGOS

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #111 on: September 12, 2017, 11:24:07 AM »
There are posts many readers probably skim through.  I didn't.  It was great!

I'm the blue water type.  But Grandad had a lobster boat off NH and we went on it a few times.  Every threw up but me.  I loved it.

If push comes to shove, I hope we meet.  I'm pretty much not stupid on a boat.  LOL!

Well, we might some day.  Who knows.  I no longer own a boat.  Those days are behind me.

Incidentally, on the leg to Alaska, in addition to a sailing buddy from Seattle, I will confess that we also had on board a delightful pair of great boobies.

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Offline Baruch

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #112 on: September 12, 2017, 01:28:07 PM »
It seems like an execution rather than a punishment.  The captain says to the Inquiry, "His punishment for stealing pudding was keel hauling, but he died before the punishment was fully carried out."  It's rather similar to, "His sentence was to be shot in the head, not executed, but he died anyway."

Maybe the 80 strokes from the cat, is what did him in, even before they put him in the water.
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Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #113 on: September 12, 2017, 01:46:48 PM »
That's why the ship's barnacles are a dreadful punishment, seldom survived.
Imagine how it makes the barnacles feel!
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Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #114 on: September 12, 2017, 03:31:21 PM »
Imagine how it makes the barnacles feel!
Gooey sailor stuck in their feeding orifices. YUCK!
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Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #115 on: September 12, 2017, 08:29:08 PM »
never thought about the barnacles. I always thought a keel-haul was a good way to get drowned.

Never had a boat neither. Closest I get is looking at woodenboat.com or sailing.com and pick out which one I'm gonna buy when I got the money. for example:

http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1902/Townsend-And-Downey--2870008/Spain#.Wbh7RUFlCEc

gonna be a while before I got the money for that one
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Offline SGOS

Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #116 on: September 12, 2017, 09:38:53 PM »
never thought about the barnacles. I always thought a keel-haul was a good way to get drowned.

Never had a boat neither. Closest I get is looking at woodenboat.com or sailing.com and pick out which one I'm gonna buy when I got the money. for example:

http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1902/Townsend-And-Downey--2870008/Spain#.Wbh7RUFlCEc

gonna be a while before I got the money for that one

Yeah, the Townsend and Downey ought to get you where you want to go.  But no matter how big the boat, there will always be another one that dwarfs it so you can never get too big for your britches.

I used yachtworld.com in my boat search too, which actually took me to Rhode Island on the East Coast to California and Washington State on the West Coast.  It took a few months, and a couple of offers that wouldn't fly ending up in San Pedro, California for a final inspection of the hull before the actual purchase of this one:




Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #117 on: September 13, 2017, 08:47:10 AM »
Just made it back from Kwaj yesterday afternoon.

Has @aitm checked in lately? He is in Melbourn, and I'm wondering how he fared.

My brother is headed back home to Melbourn this afternoon. His neighbor sent him some pictures of his house there. He is going to need a new roof.
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Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #118 on: September 13, 2017, 09:10:18 AM »
How much history do they have on Kwajalein? Just wondering.
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Re: Hurricane Irma
« Reply #119 on: September 13, 2017, 09:44:50 AM »
How much history do they have on Kwajalein? Just wondering.

Enough for the army to pay KRS to keep a full-time archaeologist on the island. I was pretty busy while I was and didn't get to see a lot including taking the WWII tour, but a lot of the buildings have display cases with war related artifacts on display. WWII wreck diving is a thing there too.
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