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Whoops!! Years of Boating Blunders!

Discussion in 'Popular Yacht Topics' started by CaptEvan, Jan 25, 2007.

  1. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Someone not having a good Bastille Day, bateau.j-24620204.jpg off the beach in St. Tropez.
  2. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    How not to put a reef in.

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  3. Pascal

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  4. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    French made race boats are pretty lightly built.
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  5. C team

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    This happened in my boating area!
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    Any better details?
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    No updates Ralph but the Coast Guard is still investigating. The power boat is a 37' charter fishing vessel owned by Chesapeake Bay Charter. I have a funny feeling everyone on the power boat were watching trolling lines and looking at over the stern not realizing they were on a collision course with the sailboat which was under sail at the time of the accident.
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    I don't think that boat could crawl all the way up onto the sailboat at trolling speed.......
    I heard 2 rumors on the Eastern Shore over the past couple days.
    1. is the power boat was only a few days old
    2. Was the sail boat might have tacked unexpectedly into the powerboats path.

    Rumors, not facts.
  9. Pascal

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    This was not a trolling speed accident. And even if the sailboat had tacked, the fishing boat was passing too close if he couldn’t avoid them.
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    Seal Team Six.



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  12. Pascal

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    Wouldn't want to be the Capt. running this Bayou Barge in tight situations. 2,000 HP OB's on hydraulic jack plates.


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