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Old 15-10-2011, 18:43   #1
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Whale Takes Sailboat for a Ride

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Video: Humpback Whale Takes Australian Couple On Wild Boat Ride Off Fraser Island | Strange News | Sky News
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Re: Whale takes sailboat for a ride.

Well that`s amazing!!!
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Re: Whale takes sailboat for a ride.

Joshua Slocum recounts a similar experience but, did not get taken for a ride like these folks did. I wonder if the whale thought it was helping the boat out by dragging it out to deeper water.
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Old 15-10-2011, 19:15   #4
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Re: Whale takes sailboat for a ride.

WOW!!! Talk about a story you can tell your grand kids...and show a video proving it was true, too.
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Re: Whale takes sailboat for a ride.

We saw humpbacks five miles out from Sorrento, WA yesterday. First say one a hundred metres or so off the port side. Then another one surfaced about twenty metres off the bow - we didn't know it was so close.
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Re: Whale takes sailboat for a ride.

lots of dangers involved in fishing from your boat
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Re: Whale Takes Sailboat for a Ride

Who says the anchor should be all chain?
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Re: Whale Takes Sailboat for a Ride

wow!! i haul in my fishing line when i see whales-- dont want to boat anything bigger than my cockpit sole.......and i dont relish the idea of a nantucket sleighride.... goes a lil beyond E ticket.....
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Who says the anchor should be all chain?
Wow had not thought of that one. Good point.
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Re: Whale Takes Sailboat for a Ride

Nothing strange there. It was probably just a Pilot Whale.
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Did't look like a pilot whale to me. Watch video.
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Nothing strange there. It was probably just a Pilot Whale.
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Nothing strange there. It was probably just a Pilot Whale.
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Re: Whale Takes Sailboat for a Ride

Obviously they had a whale of a time.

Sorry. Somebody had to say it..
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