How to save a boat before the storm.

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by JosephT, Apr 14, 2013.

  1. JosephT
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  2. tomas
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    tomas Senior Member

    Oh man, I haven't even finished watching it and he's already fallen back into the water three times. I completely empathize with their efforts. I would be thinking, "Why didn't I remember to leave that ladder handy!".
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    First, there is no storm. There are barely some catpaws which indicate a strong breeze at most. Secondly, this is an example of bad seamanship. They are trying to climb into a boat and don't tie the dinghy to keep it in place. Then, in a man overboard situation, the idiot left in the dinghy backs it into the man who fell endangering him with the outboard propeller.
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2013
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