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Keep an eye on the BFE Twitter feed in the next 24 hours (www.twitter.com/bfenthusiasts) - Andy is on-site in Germany and attending the launch. He'll be sharing photos and videos as he goes. The launch is expected at 11.45 CET tomorrow (10.45 GMT).

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Now the W D Yeats has set sail the Honfleur has been moved ahead of the lifting of the first accomodation Black tomorrow. 

Keep an eye on the BFE Twitter feed in the next 24 hours (www.twitter.com/bfenthusiasts) - Andy is on-site in Germany and attending the launch. He'll be sharing photos and videos as he goes. The launc

Neither of those impreza280, it’s all to do with the Champagne they smash on the hull. Called the exploding bottle effect it triggers an imperceptible shock wave that’s just enough to send the ship on

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3 minutes ago, giloine said:

we can see the water on the livecam !

Fear not giloine the hall is designed that way, it stops the stern digging too deep when released, she begins to float earlier in the launch process.

Well spotted.

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1 minute ago, Cabin-boy said:

Perhaps he's in his bath with one of those plastic ferries they sell in beach shops, trying to reenact the event. 😀 Ed. 

Careful... I already have a wealth of greased slipway jokes.

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