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Old 11-17-2006, 11:52 PM   #1251
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About 11 years ago I ate escargot and drank Napoleon brandy on the aft salon deck of the MV Nadine in this bay, with the lights of the city dancing, gentle swells rocking the boat slowly and the tarpon chasing baitfish that were attracted by the lights of the glass-bottom sofas in the master suite.

That was the best week of my life, and a beautiful night to cap off the trip.

Where is this? What bay/harbor/port? What island?
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Old 11-19-2006, 10:41 AM   #1252
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I spin this web and nobody wants to hazard a guess? I feel like I'm hogging the thread.
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Old 11-19-2006, 01:01 PM   #1253
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Phinz, I have no idea. I've just looked up MV Nadine on Google and come up with a peculiar "Magdalean Islands", where a ship of this name sank in the 1990s. I hope it's not the same one. As far as I can tell, "Magdalean Islands" refers to the Madeleine Islands. Anyone else have any info?
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Old 11-19-2006, 01:44 PM   #1254
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I tried to google but wasn't coming up with anything and after a 1/2 hour search I gave up......sorry Phinz
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Old 11-19-2006, 04:42 PM   #1255
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Phinz, I have no idea. I've just looked up MV Nadine on Google and come up with a peculiar "Magdalean Islands", where a ship of this name sank in the 1990s. I hope it's not the same one. As far as I can tell, "Magdalean Islands" refers to the Madeleine Islands. Anyone else have any info?
I erred. It was M/Y Nadine, not M/V Nadine, but she did sink. She got caught in a Mistral between Sardinia and France and sank a year or two after we were on her. Her story is in a book called Megayachts.

She was called Coco Chanel for a while, when she was owned by the designer of the same name. She was bought later by Bernie Little of Miss Budweiser and Big Eagle fame and christened Big Eagle. He later sold her and bought his next yacht, christening that one Big Eagle (which was featured in the movie Striptease as Big Sugar). He still held an interest in Nadine, which was christened such by the new owner (Jordan Belfort of stock price manipulation and securities fraud infamy), whose wife was named Nadine.

The M/Y Nadine spent her winters in the Caribbean and her summers in the Mediterranean. This harbor is on the very same island where customs agents responsible for patrolling the path of Air Force One for President WJ Clinton were seriously injured in an accident. IIRC, one died later.
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Old 11-19-2006, 05:02 PM   #1256
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Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas?
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Old 11-19-2006, 06:18 PM   #1257
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Bingo. You're up Ken.
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Old 11-19-2006, 06:20 PM   #1258
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He's watching the Grey Cup right now. He'll put one up later.

Y'know phinz, I was in that harbor but didn't recognize it. Looks different from the deck of a ship I guess. LOL!
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Old 11-19-2006, 09:23 PM   #1259
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Not to mention I chose a picture that didn't show the cruise ship dock, Frenchman's Reef or Water Island. That's Hassel Island in the foreground and King's Wharf in the upper right.
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Old 11-20-2006, 11:17 AM   #1260
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What is this...and where is it located?
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