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Old 12-02-2008
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On the 16th of November 2008 the Brisbane area was lashed by a number of storms. I was here at the Marina in Scarborough when they hit, damage to the surrounding suburbs was monumental.

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and the photos of a 1985 Bene 45 on the hard stand here itt was lifted off its cradle and written off.







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Ooooof...You hate to see that happen to anyone's boat.

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Thud... Looks like the boatyard was actually lucky in that they didn't get the domino effect.
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Ouch. I guess it was blown over by the wind, or was it storm surge?

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PS Nice Nordhavn there beside it - a 46 I believe.
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Here is the link to a vid storm
Video is awesome. That second wave looks like a microburst.
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Holy crap! Great video Simon.

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Dont you know that hail would hurt flying 100+ mph!!!

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That video was excellent! That would have been something special to have witnessed first hand.
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Simon thanks for the video. Growing up in the mid=west of the US we have a name for a storm like that. It's called a F2
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Ouch. I guess it was blown over by the wind, or was it storm surge?

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PS Nice Nordhavn there beside it - a 46 I believe.
My expert motorboat skills say that is not a Nordhavn 46 ill get back to you with the name but this is a 46 nordhavn look at those stabilizers this one is just down the road very beautiful boat if your into that sorta motorboat thing
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