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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2000 on: October 13, 2017, 11:13:55 AM »


"Dear Mayhem, I have Nine Outboards on my boat, what hand propellers should I use and where?"
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2001 on: October 14, 2017, 03:25:00 AM »

Four port outboards anti clockwise, four starboard outboards clockwise, which way does the centre one go?!
(Making reference to my recent post about 3 props and their rotation notation!) :}




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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2002 on: October 15, 2017, 09:09:28 AM »

Wow this prototype royal navy inshore patrol boat should catch any smugglers with ease
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2003 on: December 07, 2017, 05:15:04 PM »

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2004 on: December 07, 2017, 10:17:35 PM »

mmmmm I think I can smell Petro $$$$$$$ here...and clearly not Neil's mate...The Sheik from Scrubby Creek  {-)..........

He can probably afford to replace his stern lowering shelf when the hydraulic cylinders seize up >>:-(......& the hoses burst <*< ......only a dingbat would place such devices under water & near the CNC machined propeller set...............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RTmqn2eghE

Absolutely wonderful chap......he should stand for Parliament  O0
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2005 on: December 07, 2017, 10:21:19 PM »

New incentive authorised by Lloyds encourage skippers to carry jacks on their vessels so they can change their tyres.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2006 on: December 07, 2017, 10:48:59 PM »


Salesman: "Under powered?!?     These are just the reversing propellers!"
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2007 on: December 07, 2017, 11:18:01 PM »

They are seriously large propellers for the beam of the vessel Martin.....gas turbine engined?...any chance of another peak or detail of the vessel?

The dock is not deep....& those two blue skid mounted winches were lowered into the dock for another task.....they would naturally be lifted out prior to the dock being flooded :o


Or is it a dock at all?.....the walls of the structure appear to be painted steel, but show no sign of water marks.......could it be just a build yard? :-))
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2008 on: December 07, 2017, 11:47:15 PM »

 

https://www.pershing-yacht.com/en-us/models/Model/IdBr/6/IdBm/6/IdM/13/mv/PUB/name/Pershing-108



4 cabins + 3 crew
LOA   33,23 [m] - 109 ft 0 in
LH   32,81 [m] - 107 ft 8 in
LWL   25,84 [m] - 84 ft 9 in
Max beam   6,70 [m] - 22 ft 0 in
Draft   1,83 [m] - 6 ft 0 in
Unladen displacement   98.100 [kg] - 216,273 [lbs]
Laden displacement   112.680 [kg] - 248,417 [lbs]
Fuel   12.000 [l] - 3,170 [US gal]
Water   2.000 [l] - 528 [US gal]
Material   GRP
People on board   20
Engine   498
Engine HP   2450
Transmission   Surface Drives
Max speed   42 [kn]
Cruise speed   37 [kn]
Range   330 [nm]
Cabins   4
Crew cabins   3 standard
Bathrooms   5
Daily bathrooms   Standard

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2009 on: December 08, 2017, 12:53:30 AM »

Thanks Martin......as opulent as she is, would she be a good sea boat?......I mean not just poncing  ;D around the Med on glass like waters  {-)

Surface piercing propellers?.......technology way beyond me  :embarrassed:

Roy & Neil would know our largest inland waterway Lake Macquarie in a storm can produce ~~2m waves and being so shallow these can be down to 10m apart......so this vessel would need to shelter behind Pulbrah Island...or motor at say 3 or 4 nots into the swell

[The definition I use is for an inland water with a wave 1m high  followed by a 1m trough = ~~2m.....possibly some of our sea faring members will correct me here]

This is in the engine bay, a hydraulic hand pump........possibly for emergency steering?......[it also has the CE logo attached so the hydraulic output must also have an electrical interface]   :o
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2010 on: December 08, 2017, 05:55:20 AM »

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2011 on: December 08, 2017, 09:08:36 AM »

The Med can get very rough Derek, don't believe the brochures. It is subject to very strong winds for much of the year which can blow up out of nowhere - the Alps actually. We were on a fairly large trip boat from Ithaca to Cephalonia once and everyone was hanging on for dear life!

These huge 'poser' yachts spend most of their time in harbour. Many of them have only a limited number of ports they will fit into. When they do venture out they often drop anchor offshore.

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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2012 on: December 08, 2017, 09:30:58 AM »

Has anyone yet clicked the "I WANT IT " icon on the video ;D
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2013 on: December 15, 2017, 02:16:30 PM »

 :-)
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« Reply #2014 on: December 15, 2017, 03:03:15 PM »

Lilliput lady climbs on and marvels at Gulli's wreck.
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2015 on: December 15, 2017, 03:44:24 PM »

The offered me a free boat. Well! you can't turn your nose up at an offer like that. Can  you?
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2017 on: December 28, 2017, 10:34:36 AM »

Its plain sailing ⛵️
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« Reply #2018 on: December 28, 2017, 10:35:41 AM »



Good job I have my safety boots on 😳
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2019 on: December 28, 2017, 10:46:30 AM »

Two of us might manage at a push
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« Reply #2020 on: December 28, 2017, 10:47:10 AM »

Ow much 😱
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Re: Random Caption Competition!
« Reply #2021 on: December 28, 2017, 11:22:18 AM »

 
"Pocket plane"?!?!?!?
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« Reply #2022 on: December 28, 2017, 11:28:47 AM »

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« Reply #2023 on: December 28, 2017, 12:57:13 PM »

It must be from a different PLANEt.
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« Reply #2024 on: December 28, 2017, 10:11:08 PM »

'It'll need a warning notice on it for lifting.'

Just for the Record......... I'll make it Plain......
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