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Old 17-06-2011, 14:14   #1
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another skill or luck video

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Old 17-06-2011, 14:37   #2
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Re: another skill or luck video

Neither luck nor skill got him in that position.
Good to see him make it out ok, I'm sure he changed his pants after.
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Old 17-06-2011, 14:43   #3
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i know it didng GET him there but something got him out of it .
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Old 17-06-2011, 17:57   #4
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Re: another skill or luck video

Lucky he didn't lose his stick the way it was whipping around and the way the forestay was going slack...
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Re: another skill or luck video

Heading out why do i see a green bouy too starboard of the boat?
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Re: another skill or luck video

IALA B ??

http://cgate.co.il/eng/Seamanship/iala_b.htm
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Re: another skill or luck video

I think the video is from the land of OZ..
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Re: another skill or luck video

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I think the video is from the land of OZ..
Point Panic, Oahu Hawaii.....

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"Captain Raf and Duke are taking out a group of tourists on their 40' sailboat for an ash scattering ceremony in Waikiki Harbor when a huge set rolls into the channel, outside the harbor buoy. With no time to avoid the waves, Captain Raf faces the swell head-on while Duke holds onto the mast for dear life!"
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I would have thought a) being in Hawaii b) folks on surfboards and c) the surf would have given the Skipper a heads up - but I guess if the Chartplotter says you can............
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Tarnation. Unfortunately, survival disqualifies him for the Darwin Awards.

(Looking at the poor surfers being rolled past his prop makes me squirm.)
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