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A sailboat and a tug had a collision in the C & D canal. The Story can be found here.
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What a beautiful boat - such a loss!

Glad to see everyone got out OK. Not sure what to make of the collision.
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I agree a beautiful boat.
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There's a 65 footer just like that out here for 40K that needs some TLC, designed by the same designer and built in 1939.
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I was out sailing yesterday (05/14) on the Chesapeake near the Bay Bridge when the notification was broadcast by the USCG on CH 16 that the C & D was closed until further notice due to a "submerged sailboat."
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There's a 65 footer just like that out here for 40K that needs some TLC, designed by the same designer and built in 1939.
Got a link? I can't find it on yachtworld.
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There's a 65 footer just like that out here for 40K that needs some TLC, designed by the same designer and built in 1939.
I love the looks of the boat, but if it needs TLC, the payment should probably be going the other way.
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That breaks your heart, what a beautiful SV
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Weird... I just went through the C&D a few days ago... the tugs saw me on their radar miles away and called me... someone wasn't paying attention.
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Did you have a radar reflector up??? A wooden boat like that may not generate much of a return without hoisting one.
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