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How do you get 80 ft of mast under a 65 ft bridge?

I just had to share...

http://www.wimp.com/mastbridge/

Has anyone seen anything like this before? Ingenious.

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thats a good idea but how it he getting them closer to the water as he moves?
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He has lateral lines going to each bag, so he can let them out further (more heel) or pull them back in (less heel).
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Great. we can only see a guy but I believe that is just to maximize the effect. I believe he had help

I saw something similar in Sardinia, but on a more modern style. A big canting keeler entering the port even more heeled than that one just to pass a zone that was a lot less deep than its huge draft.

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I just had to share...

How do you get 80 ft of mast under a 65 ft bridge? [VIDEO]

Has anyone seen anything like this before? Ingenious.
That was a thread here a year or more ago. I believe it's a commercial service offered on the Okeechobee waterway to save the trip around Florida.
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How do you get a 120ft mast under a 30ft bridge?

Marina Bay - Moving the Audi under three bridges in Singapore - YouTube
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