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    Hey Foo boaters

    I caught you a delicious boat:

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    Damn skippy you did. AC class boats are crazy stupid light and even more crazy stupid fast. Just one sail for that boat costs more than my house.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Damn skippy you did. AC class boats are crazy stupid light and even more crazy stupid fast. Just one sail for that boat costs more than my house.
    Depending on where you live, that Oracle logo on the front of the boat costs more than your house. Darned expensive software, that.
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    Is that on the Oracle campus? My 85 y.o. mom shocked me last month when she said she watched some the AC World Series on TV and thought it was very exciting. Who knows...she might be motivated to go up to SF in 2013.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dstrong View Post
    Is that on the Oracle campus? My 85 y.o. mom shocked me last month when she said she watched some the AC World Series on TV and thought it was very exciting. Who knows...she might be motivated to go up to SF in 2013.
    Yup, I was there for an Oracle Users Group meeting yesterday. GREAT weather to sit out and watch the heavies roll into SFO, the private planes do their lazy circles over San Carlos, and the birds on the bay... and, I guess, great weather to eat catering and sit around and hear about Oracle stuff.

    I have somewhat better pics from my last visit last May. I will have to post them for y'all.
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    "Boaters?" LOL.


    Try, "Boatmen." Or "sailors." A "boater" is a flat-brimmed, flat-crowned straw hat.


    Oracle is OK, I guess, for a dinky little plastic blobote.
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    B ring O ut A nother T housand
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Blight View Post
    "Boaters?" LOL.


    Try, "Boatmen." Or "sailors." A "boater" is a flat-brimmed, flat-crowned straw hat.


    Oracle is OK, I guess, for a dinky little plastic blobote.
    I could have referred to you collectively as "Foo Seamen"...
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    I was disappointed that that doesn't say "BMW Treacle Racing".

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    NZ14.
    Sorry, I don't have a pic with the full boat available.
    And I don't have a picture with a bike in it, but since this is foo I guess that's OK.
    May your tires or beer never be flat.

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    I'd love to send you pretty pictures of big racing yachts, but sadly the draft isn't deep enough outside my office for the 'big boys' to come and play. We can only manage a miserable 4.5m or so at a good tide.

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