Originally Posted by PCP
Look at the smoke coming from the big boat. He had to put engines full astern
. The captain had to stop the boat and that at the entry of a narrow port. That is a very dangerous thing to do. Without movment the boat has no steerege and it is at the mercy of any current that may exist.
Also look at the boat's stern, and how his wake overtook him from behind. He stopped very fast, and then was pitching from side to side. Must have been very uncomfortable - even dangerous - for passengers up top.
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1998 Catalina 250WK "Take Five" (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)