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Old 10-12-2011
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Here's an anchoring dilemma...

you've probably never considered: Holy Crap!
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Holy crap indeed.... that's a bit of a rude awakening....
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I love how they yell at the whale to let it go.
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One whale to the other:
"Hey Frankie, check it out! It's dental floss and a pull toy all in one! Watch- when I yank on this string, the hairless apes scream and dance around!"
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I bet that would never have happened if he had a Rocna!
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LOL let's see ya plan for that!

I still can't get over the whale jumping on the sailboat vid , trying to plan for every contingency & have equip for "it" is getting harder lol...
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We heard of one a few years back where a good sized ray took a boat for a ride in the Ft. Pierce inlet. Not quite as dramatic, but certainly entertaining in a scary sort of way.

So what do we need now... anchors which taste crappy?

(The new Rocna - holds like mad, tastes real bad! )
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Obviously, if the captain had prepared better contingency plans, and of course, purchased a different brand anchor and/or rode, this wouldn't have happened. Where is this guy, and why hasn't he logged into Sailnet to be berated endlessly??? Some people....sheesh.

On a more serious note, I wonder if the whales were "playing" with the boat, or if he'd dropped anchor in their nesting grounds, or???
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It's improper to anchor to whales. Don't let Greenpeace hear about it.
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Good *GOD*...thats unbelievable!!!
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