Is this creative or stupid? - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-23-2011
primerate84's Avatar
Just a Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 272
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
primerate84 is on a distinguished road
Is this creative or stupid?

I guess this is a good way to save on dropping the mast...

How to Get An 85 Ft Mast Under A 65 Ft Bridge*Video
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 09-23-2011
rikhall's Avatar
old guy :)
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Fredericton, NB, Canada
Posts: 1,037
Thanks: 12
Thanked 14 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 7
rikhall will become famous soon enough
Exceptional "professional level" seamanship.

IMHO

Rik
__________________
Irwin Citation 34
Mystery
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 09-23-2011
Yorksailor's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Pacific side of Panama
Posts: 505
Thanks: 16
Thanked 21 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Yorksailor is on a distinguished road
Until one of the bags breaks and the mast gets stuck under the bridge.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 09-23-2011
Harborless's Avatar
Blue Horizons
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
Posts: 1,052
Thanks: 4
Thanked 19 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Harborless is on a distinguished road
Yea.. That was sick! (As us younger sailors sometimes put it)
Props to those guys.. Very pretty boat too.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 09-23-2011
SlowButSteady's Avatar
Senior Slacker
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,223
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 5
SlowButSteady is on a distinguished road
The line between creative and crazy is often ill-defined.
__________________
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Josephine Gay, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeleine F. Hsu, Catherine V. Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli , Grace McDonnell, Anne Marie Murphy, Emilie Parker, Jack Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Lauren Rousseau, Mary Sherlach, Victoria Soto, Benjamin Wheeler, Allison N. Wyatt
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 09-23-2011
emoney's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 545
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 5
emoney is on a distinguished road
That's an analytical mind in action, right there. Naysayers be damned, as that's a very cool display of engineering in action
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 09-23-2011
blt2ski's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 6,762
Thanks: 0
Thanked 25 Times in 24 Posts
Rep Power: 10
blt2ski will become famous soon enough
That one and a few others have been around while. One i saw new the other day, IIRC a video of an AC boat, literally on its side getting pulled under two bridges that were about 30', with the boats masts being WELL north of that amount! might have been here somewhere or SA!

marty
__________________
She drives me boat,
I drives me dinghy!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 09-23-2011
kpgraci's Avatar
I Am, therefore I Sail
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 62
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
kpgraci is on a distinguished road
For the crew that can do it, it's brilliant.

For the crew that can't, it's stupid.

Same with most things.
__________________
kpgraci (Ken Graci)
Lake Pontchartrain
New Orleans, LA
'73 ODay 22

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC - 65 AD)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 09-23-2011
tdw's Avatar
tdw tdw is online now
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 14,946
Thanks: 5
Thanked 81 Times in 75 Posts
Rep Power: 10
tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlowButSteady View Post
The line between creative and crazy is often ill-defined.
so the Wombet tells me ....
__________________
Andrew B

"Do you think God gets stoned? I think so... Look at the platypus." Robin Williams.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 09-24-2011
TakeFive's Avatar
Proud "picnic sailor"
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Swarthmore, PA
Posts: 2,765
Thanks: 6
Thanked 57 Times in 54 Posts
Rep Power: 6
TakeFive will become famous soon enough
Quote:
Originally Posted by blt2ski View Post
...One i saw new the other day, IIRC a video of an AC boat, literally on its side getting pulled under two bridges that were about 30', with the boats masts being WELL north of that amount! might have been here somewhere or SA!

marty
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Formerly posted as "RhythmDoctor"
1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Creative Storage QuickMick Gear & Maintenance 19 12-27-2009 04:13 PM
Stupid radio, stupid question. (stupid owner?) jjns Gear & Maintenance 8 06-22-2009 07:08 AM
creative financing a boat bobf Boat Review and Purchase Forum 9 06-22-2002 05:02 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:35 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.