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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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You were mistaken. I spoke to the owner of WILD HORSES last night and she said they have been in the slip for two weeks. You must have seen another spectacularily good looking boat on the rocks.

Please look more carefully the next time. You scared me. I don't like that.
OOPs... my bad then, apologies to both. We saw the boat at a bit of a distance, a person in the anchorage later told us it was Wild Horses. It was a very similar vessel, similar length, hard dodger, etc. and by the time we walked across the island they'd refloated and moved on.

Anyway happy to hear I was wrong about WH... so the question now is who was it?? Shore tied in Deep Bay, Jedidiah, (too close, obviously) and this would have been on or about August 6th or 7th, not in the last two weeks. And I wouldn't have expected any significant damage, it would have been a gentle landing on the skeg/rudder on a ledge as the tide ran out, the bow was down about a foot with a rising tide at the time we saw whoever it was.
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Can't help you there Faster. Can't imagine there are too many boats 63' long that look like WH. WH was in the area at the time so that's probably where the confusion came from.
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Bootstripe finalized and now the scaffodling is in place to begin the deck painting. We have a contrasting non skid colors with artfully placed "waterways". I hope thay are artfully placed. More details to obsess over. I like that,
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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No Smacks. I spoke to the owner of WH last night and they have no idea what Faster is talking about. They were at the Rendezvous after their trip to Canada and the boat was fine. He must have seen another stunningly beautiful yacht. He did not see WH on the rocks.

Here is a pic of WH leaving the Rendezvous. Hardly a damaged boat limping home.
She then spent time anchored in front of my house and I was aboard, they are very experienced cruisers and they were not aground in Canada. (There, 3 down and 7 to go...)
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Bob - I really can't wait to see that sliver sailing. I bet it's gonna freakin' MOVE!
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Bob - I really can't wait to see that sliver sailing. I bet it's gonna freakin' MOVE!
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Bob & I are hoping you and the boys will come out and visit and go for a sail on her sometime.

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Bob & I are hoping you and the boys will come out and visit and go for a sail on her sometime.

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We would absolutely love that. Thank you.

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We would absolutely love that. Thank you.

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