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    Valhalla

    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Yes please.
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    Her owner was, believe it or not, actually High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire at one point. That's a little too much irony this early in the morning.
    "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
    for nature cannot be fooled."

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    Interesting rig. Gaffs on all three masts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    Her owner was, believe it or not, actually High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire at one point. That's a little too much irony this early in the morning.

    Rattling the teacups.

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    She was set up like a privateer. I was reading she had fitted a pair of hotchkiss 37mm cannons.

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    And a maxim machine gun like HMS Vixen had.

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    Getting ready to set the stuns'ls before the tide takes her back onto the beach.

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    Very old school indeed -- single, undivided topsails.

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    What are those lines hanging overside?

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