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09-10-2015 03:52 PM
Re: What's the Sailboat in "Curious Case of Benjamin Button"?
09-10-2015 09:22 AM
Re: What's the Sailboat in "Curious Case of Benjamin Button"?

Five years into this mystery, I've found the owner of the boat. He lives in my hometown and is a retired doctor as well as a renowned wooden boat builder and ocean sailor. I didn't realize he owned the boat in this movie but I will find out more about it soon. He's taken to my son and me because of our curiosity (and his ten children's lack thereof) about sailing.

More later...
09-06-2011 05:18 PM
Originally Posted by rayvaci View Post
The link is broken.
Not surprising. The thread is 2.5 years old.

Fun read though.
09-06-2011 05:08 PM
Originally Posted by CoastTrash View Post
Hey guys is this the boat are yall talking about I haven't scene the movie but this was on the news awhile back.

Button Boat - Mississippi Ocean Springs Brad Pitt Boats -
The link is broken.
02-06-2010 08:50 AM
WheresTheBrakes where did you get that quote ?? the only reference i could find in the thread was to a Dark Harbor 20, one of three guesses by Jeff H.. I'm pleased you got my quote right,
02-06-2010 05:56 AM
sailingdog BTW, if you had actually read Jeff_H's response, he clearly stated what the boat in the movie was... I seriously doubt it was a guess on his part given his fairly encyclopedic knowledge of boats... from Jeff_H's post:

Dark Harbor 20 (boat from Benjamin Button)
Originally Posted by WheresTheBrakes View Post
Smackdaddy, thanks for the mild +1 !

02-06-2010 01:04 AM
WheresTheBrakes Smackdaddy, thanks for the mild +1 !

Jeff H, would you rather me PM you my next guess what's your guess by the way, monday morning quarterback ??

I saw about 10mins of the movie, and while preemptive "boatshopping" saw a boat with a sexy back end and whipped my thoughts up on this board while enjoying more than one homebrew...
02-02-2010 08:14 AM
Originally Posted by PCP777 View Post

The Quincy Adams 17 has the hatch but the tiller looks wrong...

You think that's wrong... take a look at his headsail, mainsail trim, not to metion the leech line.
02-02-2010 12:43 AM
puddinlegs What I did notice in the movie were the self-tailing winches... Tough to future proof a boat.

Hinky? Hinckley you mean?
02-01-2010 09:17 PM
billsull According to WoodenBoat forum, she is a seven meter class sloop that was on a mooring on Martha's Vineyard as of 2007.
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