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Ship Happens

clyst

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I agree with you on that. Why would you take on a winter project when we have great dry weather for fixing leaky boats ? :unsure: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
The boat was her father's so I'm informed so can't see it being totally abandoned
If it was her father's then its a complete scam . If you read between the lines they have spent very little of their own money on the boat . I note they promoted the kiddy 's birthday well .
 

Rustyknight

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If it was her father's then its a complete scam . If you read between the lines they have spent very little of their own money on the boat . I note they promoted the kiddy 's birthday well .
Where did the idea it's her fathers come from? According to what I've read, which isn't that much I admit, says they bought it on e-bay.
 

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Why are they using such a large hammer to peen over the nails’I don’t recall using what seems to be a massive hammer
 

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I stand to be corrected but to the best of my knowledge the boat was bought on ebay for £6 k
 

clyst

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Why are they using such a large hammer to peen over the nails’I don’t recall using what seems to be a massive hammer
Sadly because they are out of their depth , they have no idea how to do ut . I tried to educate them but was branded as a so called "nay sayer "
 

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pretty sure they bought it off ebay, dont recall any mention of it being her fathers
If it was her father's then its a complete scam . If you read between the lines they have spent very little of their own money on the boat . I note they promoted the kiddy 's birthday well .
The two are not mutually exclusive. It could have been her father's; he could have sold it to A.N. Other, who then resold it on eBay. I think there's at least one well know forumite who went through exactly the same process, and it was a possibility for me - my father's Halcyon 27 is still afloat, and if she'd been available, I might have let sentiment overrule good sense!
 

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The engines (which both run) are probably worth that on their own. Of course you'd have to work out a way of removing them......
A dessert spoon would probably do it, although the tougher bits of deck might need a cheese knife.
 

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The engines (which both run) are probably worth that on their own. Of course you'd have to work out a way of removing them......
Once the patrons start pulling the plug and the money dries up, those engines will be on eBay sharpish.
 

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Are they going to subject their children to weekends on a wreak seems unfair.There are years of week ends bodging about with his skill set it would be much more interesting their other project of the container hut
 

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Another week's episode of nothing . We know the engines run so why show it again When there is so much more important restoration work to be done . Winter is just around the corner and the rain is still. P☆ssing in . The more they show close ups of the hull the more its obvious that its beyond repair of couple of " wooden boat ignorant people " ( i don't mean that in a nasty way just factual ") and both having some serious health issues . Ship Happens ? I don't think so .
 

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Another week's episode of nothing . We know the engines run so why show it again When there is so much more important restoration work to be done . Winter is just around the corner and the rain is still. P☆ssing in . The more they show close ups of the hull the more its obvious that its beyond repair of couple of " wooden boat ignorant people " ( i don't mean that in a nasty way just factual ") and both having some serious health issues . Ship Happens ? I don't think so .
Did you really expect them to renovate this hulk? Wait for the ' we sold the engines and going to turn the engine room into a swimming pool' episode.
 

clyst

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If afraid they just survive on BS sucking money and gifts from the gullible . They know would never restore the hulk its all a con ... after all who in their right mind would start a container house build in parallel ?
 

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I noted on another channel of theirs (Oh yes they have another) they have now bought a 40' container which they are going to convert into a self efficient house while also refitting the boat. :unsure:

Is it me or am missing something here and I am not sure what it is :):) maybe Disney films are talking to them ??
 
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