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2004: Collecting the spits Hush from Furnes in August 2004



In August 2004, a friend of mine bought a spits barge in Furnes, a small village on the Belgian/French border. This spits was built in 1934 in Baasrode at the famous yard Van Praet-Dansaert. That barge used to be a club house, didn't have an engine and was altered with a construction on deck it could impossibly fit under the first bridge.

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2009: Sailing the Arma to Harelbeke on 27th June 2009


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