Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 29-02-2016, 11:59   #151
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: PORTUGAL
Posts: 21,905
Images: 2
pirate Re: Boarding Neighbors in a Storm

Originally Posted by Dockhead View Post
2AM? Phil, you're being modest. That is surely the all time world record for the inebriated long jump You should write to Guinness
Au Contraire Mon Ami...
It was one of my 'Hard Times'.. My evening meal was a walk up the hill to the 1st little bar.. order a small beer.. and tapa's would be say.. Chorizo and bread.. next bar, small beer and Batata's Bravas.. the next bar, Carne con Tomate.. walk a bit.. next bar, Pimentos con Alho e Aciete..
So basically for the price of say 6 small beers at 50cents a pop I got exercise and a balanced meal for 3 euro.. and free beer.. or vikeverka..
If it was an energetic day earning cash I'd splash out and have 8 beers..
Total alcohol consumed 2.5 pints.
Who needs loadsa money...

Born To Be Wild
boatman61 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 29-02-2016, 12:18   #152
Registered User
Cadence's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: SC
Boat: None,build the one shown of glass, had many from 6' to 48'.
Posts: 6,760
Re: Boarding Neighbors in a Storm

Originally Posted by boatman61 View Post
Remember a blow when wintering over in Agua Dulce near Almeria.. a cat broke its shore mooring lines and was just swinging on its bow pick up mooring.. it was around 2am and I was on my way back to the boat.
The night duty watchman was standing there just looking at it.. no way could he reach the boat and there was risk of considerable damage to it.. and others.
So I took a long run up and jumped the 10ft odd gap.. landed on deck and got some lines to him and we retied her securely.. no damage.
Never heard a peep from the owners but as far as the Marinheiro's were concerned I was 'The Man'.
I like helping out boats.. screw the owners
Back in the days of yore, I can remember some AH bitching because I put a spring line on his boat. After that it could sink in my opinion. I guess the pauper next door should have looked the other way. Most people on boats are great. The pauper and the rich. it is the Nuevo rich or near do wells that scare me.

Cadence is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Neighbors Boat Ejecting Water!? Steve Olson General Sailing Forum 21 15-10-2013 21:20
Neighbors SSB Powers Lights and Speakers jacob30 Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 10 13-01-2012 10:24
To our American neighbors and friends knottybuoyz Off Topic Forum 9 26-05-2007 06:48

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 14:21.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.