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Old 17 April 2015, 06:10   #1
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Scilly Rib fire.

Oh dear!
Sorry for the owners.

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Meh! - hopefully insured. What are the likely causes?
  • Battery not isolated - engine fire
  • Cigarette butt
  • Insurance job
  • Vandalism
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Old 17 April 2015, 06:34   #3
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Over Scilly I'd discount vandalism or an insurance job, they're pretty law-abiding folk over there but I have heard of one or two rival diving boats being sabotaged?
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Nasty.....At least it was safe in Port.
Looks like deck Fuel tanks??...
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Meh! - hopefully insured. What are the likely causes?
  • Battery not isolated - engine fire
  • Cigarette butt
  • Insurance job
  • Vandalism
According to BBC Radio Cornwall, she'd had some recent 'electrical work' carried out.
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they're pretty law-abiding folk over there.
Dunno about that. The Landlord of the Fraggle Rock pinched a load of cash out of my wallet and left me with a bad head.
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Local sources say boat uninsured? :/
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Local sources say boat uninsured? :/
They were lucky then!

Lucky they weren't rafted up...
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They were lucky then!



Lucky they weren't rafted up...

That makes you think..."excuse me, do you mind if we tie up along side?"...."as long as you don't stand on my tubes/seats/tie to my lifelines/rubber cleats, oh by the way are you insured" feck me! I'm going to have to print a questionnaire 😀


.....sh1t happens.......
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