Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-07-2013, 19:21   #1
Long Range Cruiser
 
MarkJ's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Australian living on "Sea Life" currently in England.
Boat: Beneteau 393 "Sea Life"
Posts: 12,828
Images: 25
Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

Ever had that feeling of you boat not wanting to do what you want it to do?

Have a quicky at this video....





cyprus cement accident - YouTube



Mark
__________________

__________________
Notes on a Circumnavigation.
OurLifeAtSea.com

Somalia Pirates and our Convoy
MarkJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2013, 19:28   #2
Moderator Emeritus
 
Coops's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Northern NSW.Australia
Boat: Sunmaid 20, John Welsford Navigator
Posts: 9,550
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

That was well executed then.

Coops.
__________________

__________________
When somebody told me that I was delusional, I almost fell off of my unicorn.
Coops is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2013, 19:32   #3
Guy
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: So. Oregon, USA
Boat: Seafarer36c
Posts: 4,308
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

It will buff out.
__________________
Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2013, 19:47   #4
Registered User
 
Crimea Cruiser's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Crimea
Boat: Colin Archer 36', steel
Posts: 358
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

Just exercising his right of way as vessel in restricted waters. Docked boats should have known better to give way!
__________________
If it floats it's a boat, or perhaps it's f#cal matter!
Crimea Cruiser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2013, 19:51   #5
Registered User
 
Crimea Cruiser's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Crimea
Boat: Colin Archer 36', steel
Posts: 358
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

Tugboat Captain to wife: "Lucy! You've gotta a lot of 'splaining to do!"
__________________
If it floats it's a boat, or perhaps it's f#cal matter!
Crimea Cruiser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 05:26   #6
Don't ask if you can't handle it
 
sailorboy1's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: On the boat somewhere
Boat: Hunter 410
Posts: 12,311
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

wonder how that sailboat verse freighters thread is going
__________________
jobless, houseless, clueless, living on a boat and cruising around somewhere
sailorboy1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 05:34   #7
Registered User
 
hoppy's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Boat: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40
Posts: 2,842
The ship was probably chartered
__________________
S/Y Jessabbé http://www.jessabbe.com/
hoppy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 06:18   #8
Registered User

Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 466
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

I guess that the tug was there only as a bumper just in case something hit the starboard side and as usual that was the only side that did not hit anything
__________________
sartorst is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 09:25   #9
Registered User
 
Snore's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: www.USCGMaster.com
Boat: Tartan 33
Posts: 1,881
So important when u say "begin a turn to starboard" you make it clear it is the ships starboard and not the tugs!!!!
__________________
"Whenever...it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off- then, I account it high time to get to sea..." Ismael ---- NEW website! www.USCGMaster.com
Snore is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 13:24   #10
Registered User

Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Hamilton
Boat: 40' Northstar 80/20
Posts: 122
Images: 2
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

I didn't know I could hold a cringe that long.
__________________
"They'll get out of the way. I learned that drivin' the Saratoga."
AbaftAndBaffled is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 13:39   #11
Senior Cruiser
 
Kenomac's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Somewhere in the Adriatic Sea
Boat: Oyster 53 Cutter
Posts: 8,511
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

The perfect remote location to practice a three point turn. Our boat also pulls to the left in reverse.
__________________
Kenomac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 13:59   #12
Senior Cruiser

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: between the devil and the deep blue sea
Boat: a sailing boat
Posts: 17,314
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

gr8! feels good to know others too make mistakes!

THX for sharing, Mark!

b.
__________________
barnakiel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 14:09   #13
Registered User
 
Stu Jackson's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Cowichan Bay, BC (Maple Bay Marina)
Posts: 6,387
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kenomac View Post
The perfect remote location to practice a three point turn. Our boat also pulls to the left in reverse.
Yup, port prop walk, yet again!
__________________
Stu Jackson
Catalina 34 #224 (1986) C34IA Secretary
Cowichan Bay, BC, (Maple Bay Marina) SR/FK, M25, Rocna 10 (22#) (NZ model)
Stu Jackson is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 14:56   #14
Registered User
 
SeaKing's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Shady Side, MD
Boat: Voyage 470 "SeaPaws II"
Posts: 509
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

said to be a defective thruster in one article I found.
__________________
SeaKing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2013, 15:02   #15
Registered User
 
DaBod's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Texas
Boat: None at the moment
Posts: 89
Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

Ouch! Watched it at first without sound and then again with. So much more painful to hear it!
__________________

__________________
DaBod is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
Docking

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 14:46.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.