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2010 Race Report: PLATYPUS



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PLATYPUS

The PLATYPUS (Personal Long-range All-Terrain Yacht Proven Un-Safe) returned with a new propeller hat, massive new rudder controlled from the upper inner tower, and a stylish new emergency disc brake mounted on the driveshaft.

Sporting eight propelling pilots, one steering barnacle, and a bonus barnacle up top, PLATYPUS is easily the most massive entry in the race. When she reached the mud, some pilots jumped off and support crew heaved with all their might to bring her through. This extraordinary effort earned her the Best Pit Crew award.

This year, Pokey also came equipped with a swivel barbecue grill used for the crew’s lunch, perhaps in homage to 2009’s Hot Beef Injection.


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  8. The Creature from the Landsdowne Lagoon
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  7. Got Milk
  8. Carver Cobra II
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