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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2015
Replies: 2
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Posted By opusnz
Re: Dynamique 50

Thanks. Yes, I can't see anything about the underbody and haven't found anything about hull construction other than it is solid glass. The ads from the brokers have the usual pictures of pretty...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-16-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By opusnz
Question Dynamique 50

Hi, I am looking for information on a 1990-ish Dynamique 50 designed by Michel Joubert but can't seem to find anything. I think it is a deck salon version of the Dynamique 47 with an extended stern...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-30-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 19,642
Posted By opusnz
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

>>>>>Rouge wave or hull failure.
otherwise one of the seven would have activated.
went down in seconds.


Most likely but also possibly a collision....freighters hit things but sometimes don't...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-30-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 19,642
Posted By opusnz
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

Wow.... cynical is one word for it.

I suppose you also don't think the Apollo moon landings ever happened :).
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-30-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 19,642
Posted By opusnz
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

I said it before but sailing in June is not that unusual. Cyclone season ends about April. You can try going in April and many do but you take the risk of a late season cyclone coming down from...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-29-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 19,642
Posted By opusnz
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

Sure do....

I also understand how wild speculation can hurt friends and relatives.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-29-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 19,642
Posted By opusnz
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

Harborless,

I think you are just speculating and really don't understand wooden boats. The fact that she was over 80 years old probably means she was built out of better old growth timber and...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-29-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 19,642
Posted By opusnz
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

Wood is one of most fatigue resistant materials know to man. That is why trees can flex and bend many hundreds of years without breaking.

Everything points to Nina being well maintained. It is...
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