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What is wrong with this picture?

I never thought I would own a power boat.


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Them poor little winches got nothing to do with no mast.
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Did you let Giu sail your boat and break the mast??
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Are you using one of those Kite sails??
Because some took your mast
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I had one of those power boats too....got rid of it and bought a sail boat!!!



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You broke the mast also?
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Did you let Giu sail your boat and break the mast??
Yikes, after all the complaining Giu did about tripping over everything on sailingfools giant boat I wouldn't let him near my tiny 24 footer!! I think my whole deck may be smaller than Giulietta cockpit.

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Are you using one of those Kite sails??
Because some took your mast
I know who took my mast too, 3 guys jumped on my boat and grabbed it while I wasn't looking. Then they said it was gonna cost a lot of money and time for me to get it back. Here's a picture of them stealing it, sorry for the poor quality I only had my camera phone with me.

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Yikes, after all the complaining Giu did about tripping over everything on sailingfools giant boat I wouldn't let him near my tiny 24 footer!! I think my whole deck may be smaller than Giulietta cockpit.

T...I was not complaining...I never complain...I'm European!! We're allways OK!!!

Your boat is bigger than my cockpit....for sure...but narrower!!

Here is an interesting set of pictures, from the day my power boat became a sailboat!!!

One year ago.









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Now that I finally have a good side view of your boat, Alex, I can see why you love her so much. She looks very fast, and I suspect she likes to heel over 20 degrees and just blast off.

And that is the first time I've seen what look to be curved spreaders in what I assume is carbon fibre. Is your mast 20 metres tall?
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