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Old 06-08-2007, 02:59 PM
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My Dad sent this to me this morning.

This happened somewhere in the middle east.
If you look in picture, two, you can see one of the two men aboard riding the boat down.
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Second picture is of an identical boat.
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Those pix are from www.yachtforums.com
There has been an ongoing discussion about the boat for a few days.
If you look closely you can see the left arm of the second man hanging on for dear life.
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Those pix are from www.yachtforums.com
There has been an ongoing discussion about the boat for a few days.
If you look closely you can see the left arm of the second man hanging on for dear life.
Thanks for the additional info.
That's a 55' boat!

Bigger pictures and more info are here:

http://www.yachtforums.com/forums/ge...55-splash.html
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Riders of the storm:
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looks to me from the first pic that the forward sling was too far aft......OUCH....
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Was he wearing his lanyard?
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See if it was a steped bottom this would of not happened
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