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Old 01-11-2021, 09:15 PM   #1
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Trying to change my avatar to a photo of our NP45. I go to CP, then avatar. Choose a photo (95kb) and hit upload but keep getting upload failed.

Any suggestions

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Old 01-11-2021, 09:16 PM   #2
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Never mind, I guess it's working!

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Looks great!!!! We loved the old Datenight whenever we saw you in Napatree.
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Old 01-12-2021, 09:27 PM   #4
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Looks great!!!! We loved the old Datenight whenever we saw you in Napatree.
Thank you Shrew, I hope we see you there this summer.

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Very nice, Robert!!

You're not getting by without adding new interior, exterior and ER photos for those of us who are verbally challenged.

Where's the beef?
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Old 01-13-2021, 09:24 PM   #6
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Very nice, Robert!!

You're not getting by without adding new interior, exterior and ER photos for those of us who are verbally challenged.

Where's the beef?
I know, without photos you don't really have it! Don't have many of the interior but will get going with what I have tomorrow. Surprised I've been able to go this long without getting called out.

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So here are some photos of the off loading of Datenight our NP 45 in Philadelphia. There were 2 boats arriving ours and another going north of Boston.

In the past, North Pacific had shipped boats as deck cargo. The fact that we were in the hold indicates to me the slow down of the global economy.

First shot is looking down at the boats. Two of us went down a series of stairs and ladders to prep for launch. We had to remove the shrink wrap and bundle it to store on board as we could not leave in in the hold. Also checked engines and gear for fluids, battery charge, thrusters, electronics.

All safety gear fenders, flares, lifejackets, fire extinguishers, lines and so fourth were lowered to us by the two guys up on deck, about 60 feet. With the covers off, gear stowed and systems tested we climbed back up and got ready to launch.

The boat was lifted out of the hold in the cradle and swung over the side. Once lowered to the rail we climbed aboard for the ride to the water. When we were in the water enough to submerge the engine intake but not float I started the engine. After seeing water coming out the exhaust and nothing in the bilge, we were lowered the rest of the way, backed out of the cradle and were on our way.

The last photo is actually the other boat. Datenight was launched first. We went on to Delaware City for commissioning.

Rob

Sorry I don't know how to right the photos.
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Congratulations Rob, stunning yacht

When situation permitting are you planning to cruise Greece again ? I mean with your new yacht .

Best wishes
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Pilou,

Thank you for fixing the photos. No plans to go to Greece anytime soon. I crewed on the same Amel Super Maramu with my cousin in December of 2019. We moved the boat from the Canaries to Cape Verde and on to Barbados.

There were four of us for the trip which was just right. Eamonn's plan was to spend two years there but COVID intervened. The short story is he found crew and did a nonstop voyage to Ireland (he is Irish) where the boat is now.

He will be coming back to the Med eventually and possibly back to the Caribbean. I have to stay on his good side!

I have a local friend with a home in Corfu, Greece who spends several months there...

Some photos from the Atlantic crossing.

1. Barracuda, made great ceviche and baked for dinner the next evening

2. No wind, swimming in 16,000 feet of water. Always at least one person on board and a line streamed behind the boat with a fender attached.

3, 4. Eamonn's arrival in Ireland complete with fanfare and pizza at a local restaurant.
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