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Discussion in 'General Yachting Discussion' started by ombreetsoleil, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. captholli

    captholli Senior Member

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    The photo in permalink # 92 of the yacht "Vele" is truly a mind spinner when realized that this yacht started life as a 111' 1987 Broward Marine built boat
    "Mayacca" Holy cow what a transformation !! Mayacca was on the cover of Yachting magazine and had numerous interior photo spreads when built for the number two man in the Limited Corp. The owner of "Limitless" cut his yachting teeth aboard this boat and the then bought the ex Circus II . You can see the
    "new" interior shots of this boat by searching "Alla" Different strokes would apply here.
  2. discokachina

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    Thanks for capturing a few of my favorites: M&M the blue hulled beauty starboard of WOW and Onyx.

    Besides her new name this is the first time I have noticed Quite Essential's water wall running at her stern which I have not seen as yet on a yacht in such a unique location!

    Do you think crew ever get tired of having their picture taken??
  3. ombreetsoleil

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    The crew on "Quite Essential" turned on the shower on purpose for all the people to see, they were clearly proud of the yacht they are working on.
    In real life "Quite Essential" is really a beauty.

    I took a few more photos.

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  4. Yacht News

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    Well that is part of the superyacht culture, to show off. If you have a feature that not alot of yachts have you surely make it rain...lol.
  5. ombreetsoleil

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    I just came back from a long day on the Wajer Osprey 38
    to St Tropez. On the way back we had some serious waves. It took us 2 hours to come back on a trip that usually takes 1 hour. I will make a video soon.
    I didn't take Any pictures on the way back cause my lens had some serious SALT water issues:mad:
  6. ombreetsoleil

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    Normally we can reach 45knots on our way back we were happy if we could reach 10 to 14 knots.
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    Oh nooo!!! I hope that it didn't get damaged too much, your lens that is!
  8. ombreetsoleil

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    I didn't put a lens filter on and some unexpected waves gave my camera a big salty shower. I inmediately cleaned it, but it is very difficult to get the saltywater of the lens. But I think it has survived.
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    have you taken any test shots since then? or you letting it air out?
  10. ombreetsoleil

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    I have taken some shots. The looked good on the camera, but I still have to check them on the computer. On our way back from St Tropez a helikopter flew above us and took a lot of pictures. I am sure that they must look cool with the water that sprays alongside the boat. If they look good I will buy them. The helicopter pilot did some nice juggling around the boat.
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    They would ask you only 500 Euros for the portfolio or 100 for the single shot.
    That's the cheap living in St.Tropez
  12. ombreetsoleil

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    True, but a picture says more than a thousend words
  13. Yacht News

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    You all are stars now...in the Wajer!
  14. ombreetsoleil

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    Been to St. Tropez again today on another Wajer 38, ours has broken down.......... and is being repaired.
    enjoy.......I have a lot of video material. I will make a movie later on. with final cut pro x. I must say that "MY Trustfund" looked really dirty. She really needed a big cleaning!!!!

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    A few more shots in the summer sun.

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    ombreetsoleil Senior Member

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    Tomorrow up to St Jean cap Ferrat.
    To Paloma beach.

    Looking forward already.
    Weather is great, yachts great, scenery great, French service........let's not spoil the moment.......:D
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    In RE "My Trust Fund"...dirty how with salt grime? or? Lovely pics by the way and sorry to hear about the Wajer.
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    "My Trust Fund" had a lot of green and saltwater Stains.
    And the waterline had clearly not been cleaned in ages. Really a shame for such a good looking yacht.

    I made a little video of my trip of last wednesday.
    Enjoy.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKiemutiDQE
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    What a great video for us armchair captains!

    It puts me right there in the moment!!

    And congrats to your captain on his piloting skills, the way he turns Evolution on a dime is awesome!!!
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    And thats what made him look so awesome. The Volvo Penta Joystick !

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