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Old 28 September 2009, 06:50   #21
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I got pretty close and someone with loads of kids aboard was within 40' of it and nobodys ignition was killed.

There was this guy in the Bugle that reconned that there was "clear laser" technology that burns out Paps lenses on Abramovich's new Yacht.
Apparantly its only the fancy electric stuff on the bigger Goldfish that kept going down - ' old fashioned stuff seems ok ( or they had turned it off as just off Yarmouth is not exaclty a well known 'risky area')
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Old 28 September 2009, 15:32   #22
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' old fashioned stuff '

What you mean "old fashioned"
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Old 28 September 2009, 16:50   #23
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Yeah, it was here years ago. A local Land Rover repair guy was going to sh*t wonders with it, but didn't really have the dough. It's Donald Campbells old boat obviously.
i meant the talitha g was in falmouth, its probably 25 years ago now and they have spruced it up since, its still owned by tara or the getty family trust it was named after j paul gettys wife talitha, taras mother
this one http://www.eliteyacht.com/talitha.htm
tara also has a new yacht built recently but i cant remember the name of it,
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Old 28 September 2009, 17:01   #24
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i meant the talitha g was in falmouth, its probably 25 years ago now and they have spruced it up since, its still owned by tara or the getty family trust it was named after j paul gettys wife talitha, taras mother
this one http://www.eliteyacht.com/talitha.htm
tara also has a new yacht built recently but i cant remember the name of it,
Don't know about about Talitha, but 'Blue Bird' was 'long side Penryn Quay for years.
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Don't know about about Talitha, but 'Blue Bird' was 'long side Penryn Quay for years.
I remember here being in Falmouth marina for a good few years too. I often wondered where it went. Glad it's being done up though!
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