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Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

Where you go where you shouldn't and get away with it, usually aided by a very high tide and a sense of youthful bulletproofness?

Yeah, but nothing like this, though. I think the big square-top main helped reach above the rocks for wind.

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Re: Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

Holy smokes.
Tight as a cow's butt in fly season!

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That gives a whole new meaning to having control of your vessel under sail.
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Re: Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

Impressive, but not risks that I'd want to take. Looks like a nice boat. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

Wow! Great footage, beautiful waters!

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Tight as a cow's butt in fly season!
Ah, now I get it. That's what they mean by "holey cow".


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Re: Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

"A Kragerøterne dinghy weaving within the rocky inlets of Kragerø, Norway. Apparently they fleet race these boats through these rocks too."


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Re: Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

Perhaps this guy is the KING of skinny water sailing.

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Re: Ooohhooookkaaayy, you think you've tried some greasy sailing??

I like how he back winded the head sail at the 58 second mark to bring the bow to starboard faster. Impressive.

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