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Old 07-07-2006, 02:50   #1
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The Norwegian lifeboat association ("Redningsselskapet") has released some of their pictures of stranded boats in an attempt to reduce accidents. Many are alcohol related and chart-plotter navigation errors.

http://www1.vg.no/bildespesial/show/...hp?id=3356&o=0

Just click on the pictures to advance through them or click on auto at top of page.
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Old 07-07-2006, 03:42   #2
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#10,had me weeping,but all the others had me thinking,"What the F**k were they doing?",Arrrh,sundowners only happen where there is sun,especialy,when ya tied up to start with!!.Mudnut.
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Old 07-07-2006, 12:25   #3
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Old 07-07-2006, 17:42   #4
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I hate when that happens
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Old 07-07-2006, 18:58   #5
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I do like this years new semi-submersable designs. They seem to e getting away from that tired old submarine shape. Bout time.
I don't like the alternative parking ideas though. Seems that they are lacking in easy access to and from boat. All those rocks that you have to clamber over is not going to be easy for older and less sure footed people.
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Old 08-07-2006, 18:57   #6
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Old 08-07-2006, 19:44   #7
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Ouch!!!!!!!!!
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Cool!!!

Man that hurts!!!
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ouch! scenes like that are common sights! Interesting note: all but one were motorboats! just a funny obvservation. Sailors run aground, it happens, but we usually know how to get off the sandbar.
those pics shows why taking a boating class would have probably been a good idea for those captains!
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Old 21-01-2007, 14:10   #10
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all but one were motorboats
I noted the same thing - wonder if there is a correlation between alcohol and mobos.
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Noticed that as well ...it looked as though the sailboat had dragged her anchor, or broken loose from a dock, since the sail was furled and the fenders were hanging overside.

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ouch! scenes like that are common sights! Interesting note: all but one were motorboats! just a funny obvservation. Sailors run aground, it happens, but we usually know how to get off the sandbar.
those pics shows why taking a boating class would have probably been a good idea for those captains!
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Old 22-01-2007, 22:25   #12
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I think we all noticed. I found myself wondering if the tide came in while at anchor.

Why am I getting an error message telling me my message is to short that it has to be at least 10 charactors long when I have ten words??
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Old 23-01-2007, 01:59   #13
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By the way, a picture maybe worth a thousand words, but it takes up a heck of a lot more hard drive space. ;-) :-)
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I have to admit to laughing a bit too much about some of the lostmyjobtoday pics too... Anyone else notice how the containers of the rolled container ship were clearly *not* bolted down, and scattered like pickup sticks?
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They don't "bolt" containers down. In the event that the a container does topple, ti is better for one or two to go than to lose the entire stack or even worse, take the ship over should a large load go.
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