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01-11-2013 08:59 PM
LeMerovingian
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

This must have been in 58' during the Sailnet teen years it's a hoax, it was staged just like the moon landing-hah!

No, problem for the hijack all in good nature. I am impressed as well by the story.
01-11-2013 08:47 PM
Familycruisers
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

Quote:
Originally Posted by paul323 View Post
After googling:
“Silk II” was a Bashford & Howison designed 41ft ocean racing yacht caught by the Beken camera during Cowes Week 1996 on what was to be known as “Windy Tuesday”.
In gusts of 50 knots she had run before the wind for some 10 miles unknowingly taking in excess water into her bow area below deck. With a man on the fore deck she took one wave over the bow followed immediately by another which tripped her up nearly causing a catastrophic pitch-pole.
With her rudder and keel out of the water she presented a very dramatic sight. One man was thrown into the water and the bowman was carried some four metres under the water!
As the hull rose up to the vertical, the spinnaker collapsed and she fell over onto her port side in a classic broach. After “Silk” righted herself the crewman was picked up and she retired for the day.
After a minor amount of repair to he rails and rigging, she was up and running the next morning to go on to win the prestigious “Brittania Cup”.

Wow, thought noone saw my question.
One of the best pics I've ever seen.
That story is way better than the Bond boat.
Thanks for the back story.
Sorry for the hijack.
01-11-2013 02:52 PM
paul323
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

After googling:
“Silk II” was a Bashford & Howison designed 41ft ocean racing yacht caught by the Beken camera during Cowes Week 1996 on what was to be known as “Windy Tuesday”.
In gusts of 50 knots she had run before the wind for some 10 miles unknowingly taking in excess water into her bow area below deck. With a man on the fore deck she took one wave over the bow followed immediately by another which tripped her up nearly causing a catastrophic pitch-pole.
With her rudder and keel out of the water she presented a very dramatic sight. One man was thrown into the water and the bowman was carried some four metres under the water!
As the hull rose up to the vertical, the spinnaker collapsed and she fell over onto her port side in a classic broach. After “Silk” righted herself the crewman was picked up and she retired for the day.
After a minor amount of repair to he rails and rigging, she was up and running the next morning to go on to win the prestigious “Brittania Cup”.
01-11-2013 02:08 PM
SloopJonB
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

Quote:
Originally Posted by LeMerovingian View Post
SLOOPS AVATAR RE-SIZED BELOW DECK...........,

http://sipson.me.uk/wp-content/uploa...08/silk_II.jpg
Thanks for that.

I was told I could sail the anchor out but I was misinformed.
01-11-2013 10:45 AM
chucklesR
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

It doesn't come with a dinghy, no deal.
01-11-2013 06:57 AM
Minnewaska
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

Quote:
Originally Posted by LeMerovingian View Post
I particularly like her insides simple yet sophisticated..............,
Like? That is pure unadulterated lust for me. Gorgeous.

p.s. maybe resize/downsize that pic of Sloops avatar above? It's blowing the thread wide open.
01-11-2013 06:29 AM
LeMerovingian
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

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Originally Posted by svHyLyte View Post
The chairs are normally secured by a vertical elastic or spring "hold down" assembly that runs from the center of the seat to a small eye-pad in the deck directly below the normal seating position, covered by a flap of carpet if the sole is carpeted. The chair can be moved from front to back and side to side but not removed or capsized unless the hold down is released. The Piano Bench is the same. The Piano, and larger furniture items, are bolted to the deck.

Remember to strap your pianos boys!


Derailing my my semi-thread.........





01-11-2013 06:21 AM
LeMerovingian
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

I particularly like her insides simple yet sophisticated..............,

01-11-2013 06:04 AM
LeMerovingian
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

Speaking of hitting the lotto, this guy recently poisoned after hitting the jack o pot!

Poisoned Lotto Winner's Family Fighting Over Check - Court documents reveal dispute around Urooj Khan's estate
01-11-2013 06:03 AM
Minnewaska
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

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Originally Posted by ShoalFinder View Post
honest question to all of you:


If you hit the lotto for say $200 Million, would you buy it? $15MM doesn't sound so bad when you've got $200MM rolling around in your pocket. It probably costs $2MM a year to maintain, but interest on your dough ought to cover that.
Nah. I would definitely buy a new boat with every creature comfort I could dream up and would have the dough to pay someone else to keep her maintained. However, it remains important to us that we be able to sail her double handed, or at least have enough electronics that one of us can nap, while the other is on the helm. Having a crew aboard (employees) is not the same.

Not to mention, $200mm just ain't what it used to be.
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