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LH65 SHEMARAH 11

at lerwick 14/2/08

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is the defiant away to get blasted or something lads? am i right in saying that i read somewhere that the skipper who built her was away from the fishing for a few year but missed it that much he went and ordered this boat and went back to it?
 

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yes thats rite but hes retierd now,shes no getting blasted but just sum maintanince done
 

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Can't believe whoever designed still has a job! She could do with a new exhaust like the Defiant, she has a very noisy engine
 

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Not that much difference in her design to the modern prawn twin rig boats to me. All have a large midships wheelhouse , quite a lot have winches aft of the wheelhouse and the only real difference in design is the net drum aft on top of the shelter. What difference is there , really , between this boat and the Starlight/Starlight Rays all laid out the same way.
 

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agree with you a wee bit there davie but the starlight/starlight rays etc have a wee bit of lines to them this things just a box. her wheelhouse windows are too far down her wheelhouse (too big a gap between the top of her windows and her pelmate/visor) her towing gantrys just a box also. i think this is why there is no other boats like her.
 

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I maybe spoke a bit out of turn when I cast out against the designer, I only meant she is the most hideous thing to look at.
Designers have a hard job penning a boat that can fish and work well, as well as looking good too
 

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