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Eye Candy - Bella Pita

I got to the boatyard today and about fell off the ladder when I looked across the yard to find this boat tied up to the bulkhead.

She is Bella Pita, a Tripp 75 built by Maxi Dolphin in Italy. The pictures DO NOT do it justice, I couldn't get far enough away to get it all in a single frame.

The entire boat is built from Carbon, even the flag pole.

Truly an impressive sailing yacht. She just arrived from the BVI last night.

More pics here: Picasa Web Albums - Jason - Tripp_75_Camb...
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Lovely Flatbread? Nice winches. Each one cost more than my car.

Could you, like, steal it? Just for a little while?
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I look at boats like that and think, "I could not afford the rigging."
Than I say to myself, "Looks good, but probably needs a crew of at least ten to sail her."
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That boat will make Giu cry.
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mmm. very sexy winches on that boat
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These guys do get very excited around winches. They often confuse them with wenches!
Carbon fiber winches, a crew of ten to sail: eh? I like the old shoes that I own. I can also afford them.
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exactly. I never could spell!
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I think there were 3 on board for the trip from BVI to the Chesapeake. I mean, it's all push button sail handling - even the upper shroud is tensioned hydraulically!

Winches that cost more than my car and a carbon rig that probably cost more than my house.

It IS very sexy....if completely unatainable for all but a very very select few.

It's ironic, this multi-million $$ sailboat tied up in a 'working' yard (not a marina). You don't see this everyday.
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Do I see correctly??? their fenders are tied to the lifelines? Humph!

I wouldn't do that to my 40 year old Bristol!
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Do I see correctly??? their fenders are tied to the lifelines? Humph!

I wouldn't do that to my 40 year old Bristol!
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