Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 14 December 2014, 10:23   #1
Member
 
HughN's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Littlehampton, W Sx
Length: no boat
MMSI: 235101591
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 732
Dutch crane...

Oops!!
__________________

__________________
"Can ye model it? For if ye can, ye understand it, and if ye canna, ye dinna!" - Lord kelvin
HughN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 December 2014, 10:49   #2
Member
 
spartacus's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Aberdeenshire
Boat name: Sula
Make: Ribcraft 4.8m
Length: 4m +
Engine: Tohatsu 60hp + aux
MMSI: 235087213
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,268
RIBase
Would have been cheaper ringing the front door bell and going down on one knee with a DeBeers diamond.
__________________

__________________
Is that with or without VAT?
spartacus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 December 2014, 13:35   #3
Member
 
Country: USA
Town: Oakland CA
Length: 3m +
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,653
Hmmm. Did she say yes?

jky
__________________
jyasaki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14 December 2014, 13:56   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Length: 3m +
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,251
She did and then the flew to Paris to celebrate leaving someone else to sort the mess out ;-)
__________________
ShinyShoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 December 2014, 01:33   #5
Member
 
Country: USA
Town: Oakland CA
Length: 3m +
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,653
Sounds reasonable to me...

jky
__________________
jyasaki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 December 2014, 05:27   #6
Member
 
Simon B's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Leicester
Boat name: Vixen
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 6m +
Engine: Suzuki OB 175
MMSI: 235071839
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,621
Given how far out the jib was it did look like an accident waiting patiently to happen. Apparently it wasnt the happy couple's house that got trashed.
__________________
New boat is here, very happy!
Simon
www.luec.org
Simon B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 December 2014, 07:06   #7
Member
 
kubcat's Avatar
 
Country: Australia
Town: Sydney
Boat name: Lunasea
Make: Ribtec 890SX
Length: 8m +
Engine: Yamaha ME 421STI x 2
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 470
She already knows he can't keep it up.
__________________
kubcat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 December 2014, 13:45   #8
RIBnet supporter
 
Pikey Dave's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: South Yorks
Boat name: Black Pig
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: DF140a
MMSI: 235111389
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 7,595
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by Simon B View Post
Given how far out the jib was it did look like an accident waiting patiently to happen. Apparently it wasnt the happy couple's house that got trashed.
Looks like the original crane was only half rigged & short of ballast. Whoever slung the second recovery crane needs a stern talking to
__________________
Rule#2: Never argue with an idiot. He'll drag you down to his level & then beat you with experience.
Rule#3: Tha' can't educate pork.
Rule#4: See rule#5
Pikey Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 December 2014, 14:27   #9
Member
 
spartacus's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Aberdeenshire
Boat name: Sula
Make: Ribcraft 4.8m
Length: 4m +
Engine: Tohatsu 60hp + aux
MMSI: 235087213
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,268
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pikey Dave View Post
Looks like the original crane was only half rigged & short of ballast. Whoever slung the second recovery crane needs a stern talking to
Indeed. What's Dutch for chuckle brothers?

__________________
Is that with or without VAT?
spartacus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 December 2014, 15:58   #10
Member
 
Boatnomad's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Make: Zodiac Mk I
Length: 3m +
Engine: 15 hp Yam two stroke
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 728
Think it might be a good idea if they stay in Paris...
__________________

__________________
Boatnomad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:28.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.