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Old 30-06-2011, 22:57   #1
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Lost While the Wife Slept (redux)

Found!

Fisherman rescues missing yachtsman in Qld - The West Australian

Lucky man, I know I'd be in for a good slapping.

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Old 30-06-2011, 23:03   #2
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Incredible. What wonderful news!
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Re: Lost while the wife slept (redux)

Just to avoid confusion, this is not the same man overboard incident that happened north of Sydney about a week ago.
Don't know what it is with Aussie sailors and their boats at the moment... butter feet???
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Good news they found him.

But how do you go overboard at a mooring and end up standed on a sand bar somewhere else?
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Re: Lost while the wife slept (redux)

His ordeal isn't over now he has to explain how he got there and what he was doing at the time in a totally believable way (for the wife to believe that is)...
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Good news they found him.

But how do you go overboard at a mooring and end up standed on a sand bar somewhere else?
It can happen very easily,,,,first have tooooo many drinks,,,,then you wife pushes you overboard and hope you are not found and gets the insurance money to buy a bigger boat,,,,see easy
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Re: Lost while the wife slept (redux)

And to think he thought hed got away from her..........( slap hand slap hand, bad boy)

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And to think he thought hed got away from her..........( slap hand slap hand, bad boy)

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I never thought of it that way,,,next time he should be smarter and swim farther
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Chartplotter said he was 2 miles ashore...........
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Re: Lost while the wife slept (redux)

Story 1 said the boat was off of Coloroy Sydney
Search for Sydney yachtsman called off
Story 2 says the guy is at Turkey Beach South of Happyrock

The map below shows that to be 583nm appart

http://maps.google.com.au/maps?saddr...mra=ls&t=h&z=6
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he map below shows that to be 583nm appart
He gave it a good try then , what

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He gave it a good try then , what

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It shows that a women will do anything to get her meal ticket back,,probably had a GPS tracker on him,,,

so how much does it cost to run a women?? might as well give up your life now
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Good news they found him.

But how do you go overboard at a mooring and end up standed on a sand bar somewhere else?
Dropped an unopened tinnie over the side?

Still, lucky, lucky man. I believe it's a coin toss whether the crocs or the sharks get you in that part of the world, assuming you don't step on a scorpion or lion fish trying to walk to shore...or sand bar.
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Story 1 said the boat was off of Coloroy Sydney
Search for Sydney yachtsman called off
Story 2 says the guy is at Turkey Beach South of Happyrock

The map below shows that to be 583nm appart

Turkey Beach QLD to Collaroy NSW - Google Maps
Yeah... funny that, considering one was a mono and one was a cat!

Now we're going to have the whole cat v mono thing because the guy on the cat survived and the guy on the mono appears not to have...
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My old dog did the same thing. I was happily putzing below . Hours later I realized she was gone. after much searching she was found. Standing on a sandbar cold but quite content. What happened? No she wasn't relieving over the side, carelessly meandering the decks without harness or jacket, I didn't push her.She jumped ship. My dog jumped ship.punishable by flogging of course. Wet dogs have an annoying way dripping all over the deck and the saddling up to the captain and flogging off all the wetness. I'm flogged and she jumped ship.true tail that didn't make the papers
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