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Topic Review (Newest First)
01-20-2010 10:08 PM
tager I once heard a story about a shiny new car being delivered by sailboat, a 15' inflatable was lashed on top of it inflated. It rolled off the deck during a storm, and the inflatable was seen, swamping around the islands, with a car underneath it.
01-20-2010 03:46 PM
Valiente Given current events, those Haitians are going to need that sort of insane resourcefulness. Nice link...thanks.
01-19-2010 04:39 PM
sailingdog Bizarre...

BTW, you can use tinyurl.com to convert that beastly URL into this:

Video: How to load a commercial dump truck onto a sailboat? — Autoblog

Doing this also prevents the autolinking engine from picking up words like rigging in a url and screwing up the link.
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Originally Posted by CKH View Post
These people are very creative.
http://www.autoblog.com/2010/01/06/video-how-to-load-a-commercial-dump-truck-onto-a-sailboat/?icid=main|main|dl6|link7|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.autoblo g.com%2F2010%2F01%2F06%2Fvideo-how-to-load-a-commercial-dump-truck-onto-a-sailboat%2F
01-19-2010 03:02 PM
carl762 Wow. amazing.
01-13-2010 12:53 PM
eherlihy Hmmm... Same topic, different thread:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/off-to...ation-you.html
01-13-2010 12:44 PM
JimMcGee Yikes !
01-13-2010 12:17 PM
CKH Hi John,

I looked around for later video clips but can't find any of the departure or any later arrival. Maybe because the boat never managed to cast off, or more likely, there was no later arrival.
01-07-2010 08:40 AM
JohnRPollard
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Originally Posted by WanderingStar View Post
That's a member of Sailnet, financing his cruising with a little side work.
Hey, don't give away CruisingDad's secret to success!!


Man, those guys are nuts. Are there any more clips of them actually sailing with the truck on board? I imagine there'd be a few white knuckles in the stronger puffs.
01-07-2010 08:12 AM
WanderingStar That's a member of Sailnet, financing his cruising with a little side work.
01-07-2010 01:24 AM
CKH I hope Seamanship is the correct topic for this.
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