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Old 11-12-2013, 01:50   #1
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Base Jumping From The Mast

BASE Jump from a Sailboat Mast | Outside Television

All this time we've been trying NOT to fall from the mast. Maybe this can be plan b?
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Old 11-12-2013, 21:34   #2
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

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BASE Jump from a Sailboat Mast | Outside Television

All this time we've been trying NOT to fall from the mast. Maybe this can be plan b?
That ain't even plan Z!
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Old 12-12-2013, 00:49   #3
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

The way that was filmed was so annoying. Sweet sailboat though.
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Old 12-12-2013, 04:46   #4
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

I clicked on the thread hoping it was a poll on how many had done this oh well.
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Old 12-12-2013, 06:22   #5
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

Great, now I need to have a parachute to go up the mast
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

What a wuss, using a parachute!
Here's how it's done properly:
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

Hell NO!!!!! Maybe I've gotten soft since my 20's but I'd rather try to fireman slide down the mast opposed to doing that.
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

I think I've got a vid of that too
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Old 12-12-2013, 09:59   #9
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

The guy's from the Wizard's Eye sailing expedition also recently did a base jump from a mast and posted the video (better than the one above, IMO) here: Wizard's Eye Expedition, Episode 10 on Vimeo
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

Foolish Frenchpeople....... I would have to have more than a little Jager in that RedBull(tm) myself.
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

My kids use the extra halyard as a swing to jump in the water. Does that count?
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

That looked pretty fun! Just hate having to repack that 'chute after such a short drop.

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Old 13-12-2013, 14:45   #13
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Re: Base Jumping From The Mast

watching a bunch of people at refuge bay last year - aft tied to the mooring, they set up a bosuns chair on the spinnaker sheets and were swinging 20-30 feet into the air on it - looked like fun
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