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Old 12th Sep 2017, 21:30   #1 (permalink)
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R66 found washed up on Baltic beach

Anyone know the events behind a R66 getting washed up on a Baltic beach? Local Swedish press recon on it being washed off the deck of British yacht Capella C.
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Do you have more specifics? Link?
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Old 12th Sep 2017, 22:12   #3 (permalink)
 
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Did a group of sensible people push it back into the sea?
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Old 12th Sep 2017, 22:27   #4 (permalink)
 
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That's one ugly boat. Looks like a fish trawler...

https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/os...-gotska-sandon
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/www.helagotland.se/samhalle/helikopter-ramlade-av-lyxyacht-hittades-pa-gotska-sandon-14839412.aspx
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Oh I just LOVE Google translate!!

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Reminds me of this !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWN6XGUAhZU
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Safest place to find 'em......beached rather this than Whales
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AC - I snorted out my coffee at that one
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Excellent news.
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Formerly N7012Z?
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Old 13th Sep 2017, 11:49   #12 (permalink)
 
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I guess someone had a Free-Wheel-ey moment.
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Did it jump, or was it pushed?
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Old 13th Sep 2017, 12:07   #14 (permalink)
 
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No, just poor Orca-stration.
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That's one ugly boat. Looks like a fish trawler...

https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/os...-gotska-sandon
They're known as 'Expedition' yachts and are, typically, conversions of large Trawlers, Survey/research or pilot vessels. It would appear she is the latter, having been built initially for the Dutch navy.
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Helisniper...if reg as suggested would that be the 2nd boat-related w/o for the operator this year?

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looks like the Robbie was blind folded then pushed.......
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worst case of Helicide I have seen.
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looks like the Robbie was blind folded then pushed.......
If blind folder the root cause is loss of situational awarenes in IWC?
(Inadvertent Water Conditions)

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