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Old 01-12-2019, 08:07 PM   #6501
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Another Interesting Boat..

Iíve seen most of the boats in our area, except for this one. Tussler drove by today. They added a nice swim platform to get to the toys easier.
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:14 PM   #6502
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Is that netting on outriggers? What for? Is it just a people hangout.
It does appear they have heavily optimized that boat for creature comforts. Looks like fun.
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Iíve seen most of the boats in our area, except for this one. Tussler drove by today. They added a nice swim platform to get to the toys easier.
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:55 PM   #6504
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The ship's log ..... with some searching it can be found. I know this because I copied the USS Nautilus's ship's log when they went under the north pole. He was on board but, I did not get the log to him till after he died. His family was more than happy to get that part of history. All those on board were able to sign the ship's log.

Start with Annapolis.... I believe all US Navy ship's logs are transferred there upon the retirement of the ship.
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Old 01-13-2019, 05:10 PM   #6505
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The work boat is in yard and this monster of an ocean tog is hauled out across from us.
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Old 01-13-2019, 06:22 PM   #6506
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Is that netting on outriggers? What for? Is it just a people hangout.
It does appear they have heavily optimized that boat for creature comforts. Looks like fun.
Yes, that is netting. It caught my eye as well. It would be fun to lay across it while out. The reconfigured swim step is huge, and set up for access to paddle boards, swimming, etc. They definitely had water sports in mind during the rebuild. Interesting to read her history. It is great that people make the investment to keep these old boats alive.
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:41 PM   #6507
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Yes, that is netting. It caught my eye as well. It would be fun to lay across it while out. The reconfigured swim step is huge, and set up for access to paddle boards, swimming, etc. They definitely had water sports in mind during the rebuild. Interesting to read her history. It is great that people make the investment to keep these old boats alive.
"... great that people make the investment to keep these old boats alive."

That is true!!

In addition, but in a lesser height of aplomb - > nearly all on TF are investing to keep our older boats afloat!!
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Old 01-13-2019, 09:52 PM   #6508
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The work boat is in yard and this monster of an ocean tog is hauled out across from us.
Nice tug, but not an ocean tug. Inland critter for sure!
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Old 01-14-2019, 01:55 AM   #6509
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Not your usual "Interesting Boat", this is the "South Steyne",an historic and I think beautiful former Sydney ferry, which steamed to Australia on its own bottom from the UK where it was built, in I think 1938. It operated on the Sydney Manly route until a fire, the Govt owners chose not to repair it. It then passed through several hands and restoration attempts before the current owner brought it back to former glory. A great piece of Sydney maritime history, at home on its usual run, or transiting open waters.
https://www.boatsales.com.au/boats/d...=0&pss=~Length
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Old 01-14-2019, 05:36 AM   #6510
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Iíve seen most of the boats in our area, except for this one. Tussler drove by today. They added a nice swim platform to get to the toys easier.
She is a very good looking and sexy boat in my eyes, happy sailing!!
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Old 01-14-2019, 02:44 PM   #6511
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She is a very good looking and sexy boat in my eyes, happy sailing!!
I completely agree. That may just be my new favorite boat. Thanks, Fletcher 500 for posting that.
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Old 01-30-2019, 07:14 PM   #6512
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The head looks well maintained.
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Old 01-30-2019, 07:18 PM   #6513
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It is very well maintained especially the ER and the interior woodwork. Do you think the price is hoppen for discussion?

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Old 01-30-2019, 10:27 PM   #6514
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In one of the pictures the griddle/burner looked like it was built into the deck floor,! then I saw it is on a cabinet.
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Old 01-30-2019, 10:49 PM   #6515
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holy cow!


$ 180,000 for that thing.. you guys are getting screwed if you have to pay that kind of money for a boat in that condition.


Worth about $ 80,000.00 here in that shape. If that.



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It states it can go 17kts in reverse. Face it, high speed reverse ain’t cheap.

Is this Australian humor? I’m not getting it.
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Boy that one has seen its days gone by. I think they are trying to sell a legacy, not much left of the boat itself.
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Old 01-30-2019, 11:57 PM   #6518
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holy cow!


$ 180,000 for that thing.. you guys are getting screwed if you have to pay that kind of money for a boat in that condition.


Worth about $ 80,000.00 here in that shape. If that.



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Old 01-31-2019, 12:03 AM   #6519
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holy cow!
$ 180,000 for that thing.. you guys are getting screwed if you have to pay that kind of money for a boat in that condition.
Worth about $ 80,000.00 here in that shape. If that.
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Way too generous! Maybe the head looks good because they use the decks.
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That reminds me an awful lot of the Orca.

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