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Old 18 February 2012, 14:59   #1
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Martini, shaken AND stirred....

OK, so Martini will probably never speak to me again but just couldnt resist uploading this clip taken this morning....

He was no doubt struggling to cope with only 180hp as opposed to having those twin 250 optimax's at his disposal.

In all fairness, it's not the easiest maneuver to pull off and (with the help of a very big crowbar) he did try again and parked it quite happily

Sorry Matt...

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Old 18 February 2012, 15:41   #2
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Was he pissed?

More revs Matt, 3/4 throttle is never enough when close quarter handling.
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Was he pissed?

More revs Matt, 3/4 throttle is never enough when close quarter handling.
must av been on the Mary Anne
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Ha ha ha. What more is there to say? Won't forget it next time he comments on my boat handling!
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If you listen carefully, you can hear in the background just how sympathetic we were to his plight....

Best get the piss taking out of the way now as he's currently out at the Nab deep water anchorage picking up a tanker...i just happened to post this clip while he's without internet access....purely coincidence m'lord

Im sure he will be along shortly to defend himself as soon as he comes back into internet range...

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Hope he's not driving the tanker in that case.
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Bastard- couldn't post a clip of me getting it right could you!

I was quite happy with my efforts actually, there's quite a strong tide trying to pull me off the berth there in my defence
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there's quite a strong tide trying to pull me off the berth there in my defence
Ahhh, so we do have strong tides here in the Solent then eh?

True though, its a pig of a maneuver to get right and in his defence he only had about 20minutes experience driving that particular launch prior to giving it a go.

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Ahhh, so we do have strong tides here in the Solent then eh?
Strong-ish I spose...
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