Yep, you'd think that the operator would have noticed that it was harder to step up from the dock/dinghy onto the now much higher deck!
One wonders if this REALLY happened... honestly, if they were sailing in 12 knots, even broad reaching with the engine
on, wouldn't it be seriously compromised?
I guess that this story reinforces our practice of giving bare-boaters a wide berth when we encounter them! Hell, they might tip over on you!
Jim and Ann s/v Insatiable II lying Church Point NSW Oz