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Old 21 November 2005, 20:00   #1
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Strange craft spotted

Saw this guy launching from the ramp Sunday into the Bay.
I was even more surprised when he headed out into the open Ocean
I cruised over expecting to pull him out of a sinking car/boat but was astounded when he took off bouncing happily over the chop!
Seems he is the Official yacht club photographer and "Woodie" is his very famous chase boat.
Apparently bought it from Sea World some time back and now uses it to photograph all the races.
Was an impressive sight with 150 race boats and "Woodie" happily bouncing around between them
Seriously think we need to get this guy into a RIB though
cheers dal
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Old 21 November 2005, 22:20   #2
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Very cool! Looks to be an early 50's Willys' Overlander. The Cubans are famous for fabricating Car-boat conversions for attempts to reach Florida. There was a thread on this a few months back. I'll see if I can find it.

Ah! Here it is:

Destination Miami? Will that be RIB or Watertaxi?
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