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    Default Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Ok so they're probably ships not boats. Photo taken in Ramsgate harbour.



    The apparently old Naval Frigate? is the Grand Turk & was commisisoned by TV for the hornblower series. It was actually built in 1998 in Turkey as an exact replica. Funnily just after I saw her there was a newspaper article about her and she is actually up for sale at 3,000,000 pound.

    The other more modern classic little ship I know nothing about except she is quite stunning and is registered in Gibralter. Gossip had it she belonged to a very rich person living somewhere local to Ramsgate. When I did a quick google I discovered a few others had posted similar photos on other sitesand that there is a hotel chain called 'Sans Souci". Coincidence ? I don't know.



    Another one of the replica. Notice the modern bow thruster. (Sorry about the underdeveloped picture. New camera, hadn'r read manual.)
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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    The Grand Turk, This would make money,The other vessel would cost you money.

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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Maybe.

    Hadn't even thought how much the other one would cost to buy but cost you money to run it surely would !
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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Is it the perspective, or is the foremast taller than the main?
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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Don't know. Can't remember & haven't got any side on pictures. Looks like it though.
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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Defo the white one, to many ropes on t'other! [img]/forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]
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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Err, depends on how difficult crew is to come by ....

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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    Good point, does it come with a chef? [img]/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    Default Re: Which of these boats would you chose ? (Pictures)

    No contest. Sans Souci Star looks as though she's built to go places whereas the Grand Turk is all show and, as has already been pointed out, you need a cast of thousands to crew her

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