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post #19 of Old 01-18-2012
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Yep i've hit the putty more than once

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS : I sail in UK and where I am we have upto 34' of tide so Yep been aground loads of times the Boat was a three keeled Trident 24' 4 berth gerat for going abump. best edvice isput the kettle on always worked when Dad was in-charge what shall I do Dad Just put the kettle on son. Coming into the river Dee (between Wales and England) We hit the main sand bank after the engine packed up (bad Carb system) It was a spring tide on the fall and we had missed it BIG TIME. So we stayed there for TWO WEEKS FORTEEN HOURS engine dead so no battery so no radio so we done all the winter maintanance on the thrid day a coast gaurd walked about 7 miles through deep thick Mud and Stuff he was creamed crackered and when he arrived at the boat he was out off puff and asked us if we where OK Dad said looks like you could use a beer ! That year we where the Best boat in the winter yard suppying teas for all . HAPPY DAYS BIG TIME GO SAFE
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