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More news from my "different" neighbour....

Guys this is weird...

After having mentioning the occurences in the "boat from hell", aka, my coloured neighbour (see here), here are the latest news.

Dad showed up...pretty upset he was, off course. Insurance declined repairs..oh well.

Anyway, the marina manager got in the boat with the owner, declared the boat safe, but under the conditon it would be repaired.

The thru hulls were closed and locked, the electrical system made safe, and a makeshift compression post installed.

The boat must now be painted and zincs installed.

However, and altough the "operation" went safe, dad asked the boy to stop cutting things off the boat.

Yesterday he threw all cushions (brand new cushions and original hanse), in the garbage, officially the boat is an open space.

No more butchering in the boat, so "my frined" is now outside embelishing his boat.

He used brand new Dyneema line, he bought from the store and "embelished" his life lines in a way, I must say is quite "decorative". He was quoted saying he was going to start racing and saw a race boat with similar lines. (on the port side, the new "decorative line" after ending in the bow, runs along the rope tying the boat and is cleated to a cleat on shore!!!)

Cell phone photos, so quality is not the best...

By the way, after seeing the kid had punctured the hull to nail the empty sailbags in the sides of the hull he made them remove them.

He cut them in pieces and hang them in the lifelines with needle and thread...





Some sections do not have "racing decorative line"...

By the way, the dodger you see now down, was cut in strips, type indian freckles in a leather jacket....
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C'mon Giu, give this kid a chance, let him 'decorate' your boat!
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And my boat neighbors are so boring...
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Could be worse. He could be one of those people who save every scrap of trash like it means something. This guy is quite the opposite, apparently.
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The nails through the hull comment reminded me of something similar I witnessed - someone I know "washed" his glider ballast tanks with a solvent called MEK to dry them out. Normally these tanks are plasticized bags in the wings but on this glider they were integral (built-in) to the structure. Unfortunately, the solvent completely dissolved the insides of his wings. We noticed that the wings were flopping around while he pushed the glider to the takeoff area and mentioned it to him. Luckily, he didn't try to fly the ship. $60K of damage done in a couple of minutes. He should have known better, he is our aircraft mechanic (A&P)!
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Good luck Giu... I'm just glad that kid isn't my neighbor.
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More fresh photos, taken just now that show the "racing lines", in select areas only....






and bellow is the "racing go beautifull" half safety line, that after embeleshing the life lines is securely attached to the pier cleat, Just in case...




Here is what's left of the sial bag, stitched to the lines...


By the way, this is s hull that is 3 years old....hard to believe huh?? only sailed 2 times.
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I guess that I missed the beginning of this, but at least over here Hanse's are pretty expensive boats. Why is this kid trashing his, adn why is he trashing his with expensive materials like dynema.

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