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Posts Tagged ‘Jeanneau’

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Screen Shot 2016-03-01 at 7.27.11 AMFound on Sunday and towed to land by fisherman, this dried out navigator (that does, indeed, resemble noted SA’er and yacht designer Bob Perry) has been identified as 59-year-old German yachtsman Manfred Fritz Bajorat.  Philippine police reports don’t unravel the mystery at all, though speculative news reports seem to blame  Bajorat’s mummified condition on ‘dry ocean winds’.  Bajorat was last reported alive back in 2009, and after a look at the state of his Jenneau Sun-Magic 44, it’s entirely possible that this poor bastard has been floating around for seven years.

There’s a gallery of police photos of the grisly scene here.  Join the morbid game of dead puns here.


February 29th, 2016 by admin

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This Southport, Australia departure was discussed in the forums last year when it happened, but our friends at Voiles et Voiliers posted some great shots of the action and we figured we’d share one up.  Name of the boat?  Jeux De Guerre.  Translation?  Wargames.

Head over here for more info, and go to the V&V page to find out what happened.  If you don’t get the title, we hate you because you’re young.


April 15th, 2015 by admin

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