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Old 06-13-2013, 10:19 AM   #21
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This is a great thread!!!
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:34 AM   #22
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This is a great thread!!!
I couldn't agree more. Although my first reaction to Larry's version of the Coot was perhaps similar to someone spray painting graffiti on a Picasso.

I wonder how it would look with hydrofoils?

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Old 06-13-2013, 11:55 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by healhustler View Post
I still have to question the bragging rights designed into the Coot's mast. When Mark approaches a harbor, his arrival is preceded by the towering vision of that massive, intimidating obelisk.....winning the "My mast is bigger than yours" contests wherever he goes. Noble Kings and Princes bow whenever he came, Pirate ships lower their flags when Coot roars out its name. Suspicious!
Maybe someone down in the design shop was "over-compensating" ifyaknowwhatimean!
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:53 PM   #24
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After making a prolonged signal upon approaching the marina, some people expect to see a ship but only see the Coot's mast on the other side of the marina's breakwater at low tide. Or if only hearing the horn, "what the hell was that!"
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