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Old 07-22-2017, 04:15 PM
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5;15 into it starts the million to one shot
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Old 07-22-2017, 05:51 PM
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That was out my way.
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That was certainly a one in a million shot off the dock.
Why doesn't anyone ever think to just toss a ski rope out in such situations? Anchor line tied to a couple fenders even. All those things ya typically can't avoid getting wrapped up in a prop no matter how hard you try to miss them... Or, wearing your lanyard helps too ;-)
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Laughed the first time it hit the dock, then puckered up at the 5:15 deal. Wow!
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Every time I board one of my boats from now on I will think of this visual.
I vow lanyard 100%. Any others?
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Every time I board one of my boats from now on I will think of this visual.
I vow lanyard 100%. Any others?
I always have for years. Have one that goes on my wrist. It's such a habit I don't even notice putting it on anymore.
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All 10 of em were thrown out of that boat , the girl driving was arrested. I say lucky no one drown or got prop chopped.
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yikes, that could have been way uglier! I need to start to get back in the habit. I miss how my old pair of inflatable vests had a dedicated rung on the bottom for lanyard. Sadly our new set of Mustangs don't have one which kind of sucks as I never seem to have a good place to hook it to.
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I had mine on last week-end. Was idling thru under a very short in height bridge with a current - the pass thru is only about 15ft wide. A few people waved from land, I waived with the wrong hand and it cut the engine. I had 2 seconds before things turned ugly, luckily I realized what happened and plugged it in instantly. Can't believe I did that....Okay, yeh I can.

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I MUCH prefer putting a carabiner on the end of my lanyard, and hooking it over the waist of my shorts, or sometimes on the lower seam of the leg opening on the shorts. This keeps the lanyard COMPLETELY OUT of my way so I can use either hand anywhere at anytime on the dash/wheel/controls, waving, or holding my drink.

Now some have said they expect to see me fly out a boat, and my shorts are still attached to the boat blowing in the wind like a flag while the boat carries on down the waterway, but I'm not so sure that will happen.
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