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Old 03-18-2005, 06:25 AM
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If you're gonna hit something hit it slow!
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:11 AM
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Yo Nasty Boy, your brain is so fried, you can't remember that far back. Don't tell people on the board these stories. They will have no respect for you!!!!! HeHeHe
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:15 AM
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I once saw a man jump out of his boat to see a friend on the dock... the boat kept going and slammed into the dock!! All the guy had to say was.... "That's ma boat" Worst docking job I've ever seen.

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Old 03-18-2005, 09:34 AM
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because I start mine in gear I only have a good first try .. because going to reverse means killing motor hitting reverse and hoping it will start back up
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About 10 years ago I was taking the local boating safety course and the Marine Patrol officer teaching the course shared a great story. It seems he has a friend who likes to approach the dock fast and slam it into reverse just before docking. Anyway he and the wife are going to dinner at a nice restaurant here in Jax on the water. They decide to go by boat. The wife is up front handling the lines as he approaches the dock. As usual he's coming in fast, slaps it into reverse to dock, which sends the wife over the bow into the river

The Marine Patrol officer said "It wouldn't have been so bad but this was the second time he had done that to her

The whole class was rolling after he told this story.
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Old 03-18-2005, 11:44 AM
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About 10 years ago I was taking the local boating safety course and the Marine Patrol officer teaching the course shared a great story. It seems he has a friend who likes to approach the dock fast and slam it into reverse just before docking. Anyway he and the wife are going to dinner at a nice restaurant here in Jax on the water. They decide to go by boat. The wife is up front handling the lines as he approaches the dock. As usual he's coming in fast, slaps it into reverse to dock, which sends the wife over the bow into the river

The Marine Patrol officer said "It wouldn't have been so bad but this was the second time he had done that to her

The whole class was rolling after he told this story.

Thats not a docking story - thats an almost cheaper than a divorce story.
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About 10 years ago I was taking the local boating safety course and the Marine Patrol officer teaching the course shared a great story. It seems he has a friend who likes to approach the dock fast and slam it into reverse just before docking. Anyway he and the wife are going to dinner at a nice restaurant here in Jax on the water. They decide to go by boat. The wife is up front handling the lines as he approaches the dock. As usual he's coming in fast, slaps it into reverse to dock, which sends the wife over the bow into the river

The Marine Patrol officer said "It wouldn't have been so bad but this was the second time he had done that to her

The whole class was rolling after he told this story.
That is awesome.
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Old 03-18-2005, 12:36 PM
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it's called HIGH SPEED PANICK... it help slow the boat and make you look like you know what you are donig.. LOL
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OH PLEASE! Docking is as simple as Parallel Parking

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I watch alot of fisherman roll in fast then slam it into reverse. Somehow they always pull it off.
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