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Anchoring - how not to

My reaction to the video was "holy s--t!" I only hope the guy on the rear deck is OK.

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Great comment:

"You scratched my anchor!"

Life is too short to sail ugly boats.

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I thought that was hysterical.
Remember, Its all fun and games until somebody gets hurt.
I think its funny unless somebody got hurt, than I just think its stupidity.
Looks like the little tug survived pretty well.

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OUCH, and to make the massage long enough
OUCH, OUCH

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Unhappy Hope the man on the Tug was OK

Looks like he try to jump in and save the Anchor.

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full.
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I shouldn't laugh, but I sure as hell diid.
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All I know is, who ever built the tug should get a defense contract

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Very funny! But how on earth does something like that happen. I don't imagine "oops" covers it...


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