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  1. #596
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    Default Re: The scale of the thing

    Very nice. Could it be the mystery Kiwi Concordia

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    I do believe it might be.

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    Alright, that's enough of this! Please tell us all about the Kiwi Concordia!!

    Rick

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    There's been a Concordia in build here for a great number of years, by all accounts it's a beautiful build and a great deal of skill involved.
    Way back in the day when Margo was involved with the Concordia association in the US we chatted about it and I called the builder up. That could have been 10 years ago.
    Anyway, I believe that this is that boat. I was just driving through from Northland and took a short diversion to have a look at one of the boat yards. Those people had the look people get when they go to an event, so I wouldn't mind betting she's just gone in. All behind locked gates and I was travelling so I didn't hang around.

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    Thanks!

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by John B View Post
    Is this a scoop?
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    I know what I think this is sitting right there in front of Len's Joann

    What does the panel think...
    I can't work out the rig, is that forward mast actually on that boat?
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    It's raining, it's light but it is rain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    It's raining, it's light but it is rain.
    Good to know.

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    Gary sometimes forgets where he is. Temporary loss of spatial awareness.

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    Forecast is for flash floods, we've got blue skies………………… and it's dead still.

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    Temporary can have various meanings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    I can't work out the rig, is that forward mast actually on that boat?
    Yes, the rigger didn't realise the boat had been moved when he installed the masts.

    Rick

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    The rigs belong to Mary Harrigan, the LFH Joann,which is moored on the other side of the finger/pier.
    It's cold here. Oh wait.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Y View Post
    Gary sometimes forgets where he is. Temporary loss of spatial awareness.

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    To explain Phil's comment.
    When we arrived in to our berth after our recent passage we were greeted by the sight of a 40 ft keel boat up on the rocks about a mile away across the inlet. Apparently he only went up the night before. Very high and dry he was.
    Evidently it was a one off accident and was due to " a temporary loss of spacial awareness".
    Gonna remember that one.

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    I'll use it if I get stranded on a new sandbar when sailing tomorrow.

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    Temporary loss of potential.

    Rick

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    Setting courses that suilt all our classes will be fun…… Windrush cats will skip right over the shallows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFNK View Post
    Yes, the rigger didn't realise the boat had been moved when he installed the masts.

    Rick
    What a silly bunt I am. Last night I couldn't make out the yacht in the background.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    Setting courses that suilt all our classes will be fun…… Windrush cats will skip right over the shallows.
    What is there some sort of boycott on the Antipodean thread? Or has Jeff also suffered a TLOSA?

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    Noted Phil

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