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    Posted: 07 Apr 04 at 3:33pm

Taken off a thread in the Keelboat Development heading

What are the most Quotable Quotes in Sailing?

Starting on my left with Jim (Salty Balls) Saltonstall

"Like a Ferrett up a Drain Pipe"

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Lets see if we can get this going now that we are in the season:


 


Heard on a Mumm 30 race course


We're smoking! - and i am not talking about in a coffee shop in Amsterdam"


Gael over to you



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Post Options Post Options   Quote Skiffman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Jun 04 at 9:24pm

'Pain is tempory, chicks dig scars and glory lasts forever'

Harvey Hilery - hes a good coach

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Caswell Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 04 at 9:03am
Our uni team racing team had a catch phrase- 'If you're not fast, you're last' - which used to get shouted at every oppurtunity.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote ChrisJ Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 04 at 9:17am

In the "old" days, when half of the boats were still made in wood, but a few brave souls were trying out new GRP and FRP boats.... when they used to win there was:

 

"Wood is good, but glass is fast".

 

And in the same (hiking) classes: No pain, No Gain.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Haggis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 04 at 10:42am

Hers's another:

Again on a Mumm 30 race course by a certain member of the North Sails Team

"As slippery as an eel in a bucket of snot"

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Susan Lut Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 04 at 11:04am

This is one i always hear from sailing lads but i can't work out what they are going on about?

Every no is one step closer to a yes!

Anybody got any idea?

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Phil eltringham Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 04 at 11:59am

Durham Uni SC have:

"Our Drinking Team has a Sailing Problem"

on the back of their t-shirts, they don't win much but its quite apt. 

FLAT IS FAST!
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did anyone spot the 'really hard to spot' haggis
mumm 30 name drops??!!!!!!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Haggis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 04 at 1:28pm

Originally posted by Doctor Clifford

did anyone spot the 'really hard to spot' haggis
mumm 30 name drops??!!!!!!!!

Oi!

Don't give the game away, take two of your own tablets, chill mate

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