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Not sure if any of you guys saw the spammer this morning... or should I say "advertiser". I won't repost, but basically he came out with this "sail" or kite as he calls it to save stranded boats.

Now, never mind that this is a sailing forum. One would hope that we actually have sails for such an ill fated adventure. But his post was showing a Sea Ray looking boat with this kite tied on the front. Only saw it on my blackberry, so I am a bit hazy with the exacts. But you know, I thought to my self: What happens when the wind is blowing back out to sea?? And you got this huge motorboat and this kite thing hanging off the front. How do you steer it.

Oh Lord, my wife and I got a long laugh out of that one. Mark my words, some Sea Ray owner is going to go 90 miles out and tell his wife, "Don't worry if we run out of gas, we got the kite!" They find the boat 6 months later in Africa or something!

THe final laugh was the guys user name: Dingdong. BWAHAHA! Oh well, sorry no one else gets to see it. Jeff_h quickly removed it. I thought it would have helped cull the Motorboat population. Anyways, quite funny stuff.

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...I thought it would have helped cull the Motorboat population. ...
It does seem to have Darwin Award potential.

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I saw that and my thoughts were the same about culling the powerboat pop. Just imagine those little hard chined spaceship Cruisers Inc. with spinnakers!

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I saw it too and those that commented were all over it!

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