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Can you find your boat on Google Earth?

I think I did! At least I'm 99% sure based on the relative location in the mooring field and faint hint of a mizzen mast.

If you find yours, post a screenshot!

Full disclosure: I got this idea from a thread "deckofficer" started on another forum.



Bonus points if you can find in on GE while she's underway. Here's one that was taken with a KH-11 satellite ;^)

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Re: Can you find your boat on Google Earth?

I have a Google Earth picture of my boat on it's mooring where it lived for 25 years before I bought it. Unfortunately I have another of it on land, in the same spot it has been for the past 3 years!

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Re: Can you find your boat on Google Earth?

How often does Google Earth update it's pictures? The last pic of my area was June of last year.

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Re: Can you find your boat on Google Earth?


Not sure if that will work. 2nd boat on the left out of the covered, Dodenda is the 2nd boat on the right across from me. So, not only have I found "MY" boat, but put another sailnetter in the same pic! Beat that!

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Re: Can you find your boat on Google Earth?

I found where a few of my boats were two or three years ago on either Google Earth or Google maps and was surprised by how old some of the pictures were.
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Re: Can you find your boat on Google Earth?

So basically you can run but you can't hide - from boss, spouse/family, strangers, anybody that is looking for you - so we are now all person's of interest?
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Re: Can you find your boat on Google Earth?

Strangely, mine is in two places at the same time - tied to the dock in Annapolis Landing Marina and in its slip at Captain Oliver's Marina in Oyster Pond, Sint Maarten.
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Yup! The only red sail cover in Seal Harbor, ME

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