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Old 21-02-2010, 17:44   #1
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Boat Launching Procedures

So here it is.
I just bought a new boat and decided to take 'er for the maiden voyage this past weekend.
This is my first boat and I wasn't quite sure of the exact Standard Operating Procedures for launching it off a ramp, but I figured it couldn't be too hard.
I consulted my local boat dealer for advice, but they just said "don't let the trailer get too deep when you are trying to launch the boat".

What am I doing wrong?


Well, I don't know what they meant by that as I could barely get the trailer in the water at all!


Anyhow, here's a picture below. See for yourself. What am I doing wrong?

You're gonna love this guy!!!!!!!
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Old 21-02-2010, 20:56   #2
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a few captions...take your pick...
damn GPS!
you said to top off the radiator!
what do you mean the truck needed to be washed!
you said keep the motor dry!
see I told you, global warming is raising sea level!
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Wow, that takes it to a whole new level. When I read the first few sentences, I was expecting to hear that they forgot the plug.
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Wow, that takes it to a whole new level. When I read the first few sentences, I was expecting to hear that they forgot the plug.
Reasons not to park up on the slip at low water...
Then go for breakfast and a stroll round the shops while you wait for the tide...lmao
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