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Talking Speed launching from trailer

Stumbled upon this pic on local J24 fleet's site:



Happened in Texas somewhere supposedly. Appears to be something in the water down there, quick google revealed another Texan boat ramp trick.

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Ooops.. That's gotta hurt. I hope no one was aboard the boat, and I really hope that they hadn't attached the rudder to the boat yet...

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In the words of Maxwell Smart Agent 86: Missed it by that much.

Maybe he was trying to get out of the water?
one of these moves and up onto the trailer.
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It sure looks like the rudder is folded up under the stern.

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I think that's just the shadow of the boat...

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I don't think so. Look closely, and there appears to be a shaddow of the rudder under the rudder.

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Nope... don't think so.. the shadow changes the density of the ground, but not the color. I doubt the rudder was beige in color... it would have been either black or reddish, like the antifouling on the bottom of the boat.

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In the words of Maxwell Smart Agent 86: Missed it by that much.

Maybe he was trying to get out of the water?
one of these moves and up onto the trailer.

that is one cool picture...
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quoteing Neises
"Happened in Texas somewhere supposedly. Appears to be something in the water down there, quick google revealed another Texan boat ramp trick.[/quote]


Hey that ramp looked familiar.....





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Originally Posted by Neises
Stumbled upon this pic on local J24 fleet's site:

http://www.bodysmart-fitness.com/error/tx1.jpg
Why are the chocks ahead of the wheels? Gravity is different in TX?
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