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Re: Look at that!!!!! The Greek are crazy..or Brave

Very clever work. Masterful! They must do it regularly by the looks of it. Using the ferry as its own breakwater. Nice! Notice it isn't snowing! I am guessing the water is a little warmer than the Gulf of Maine. Seems like the Greeks have been practicing for a few THOUSAND YEARS!

I can't help wondering about the evolutionary history of this maneuver. "Do you think I am ready, Sir?". "Sure son, no sweat! Back 'er down and give it a go!" I wonder if they set a kedge?
Perhaps a bollard off the bow somewhere? Probably not. Just good seamanship and good equipment.

They probably don't try it in bad weather!

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