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    Default orion

    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    properly, orion of the seas

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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    It's wonderful to see a fully rigged schooners. The schooners along the coast of Maine tend to have their top masts down.
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    A toast to the sail loft!
    What color are their hands now?

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    The hoist of the top looks longer than the leech of the main !

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    Default Re: orion

    Is there a hidden passage ahead of her in that top picture? That’s a lot of horsepower with no brakes.

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    what a glorious constellation of sails.
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    Superb.

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    O'Ryan has risen.

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    Difficult to single hand, me thinks
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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    Is there a hidden passage ahead of her in that top picture? That’s a lot of horsepower with no brakes.
    oof da. The dangers of viewing pictures on a tiny phone. What I had interpreted on the left of the photo as a rocky beach past her bow, I now see is the foliage of a tree in the foreground. Time for some more coffee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    oof da. The dangers of viewing pictures on a tiny phone. What I had interpreted on the left of the photo as a rocky beach past her bow, I now see is the foliage of a tree in the foreground. Time for some more coffee.
    And the prop wash looks like it just went full astern

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    And the prop wash looks like it just went full astern
    Or just got put on ahead.

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    Im with John on that...

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    Those two "scouts" on the bowsprit are giving misleading signals...
    It was forward, now it's reverse, maybe they are trying to pluck a bird from that tree?

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