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Old 24 January 2007, 16:03   #1
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Seen tonights episode and there was this guy getting a lift from IJ, he was apparently stuck in a Marsh in the New Forest. When they lifted him he didn't have a drop of mud on his Boots. Was this an exercise? Was this faked by the film crew? He certainly didn't look to be in trouble.
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We watched this and thought the same. He looked like he could easily have walked out....
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I think they are struggling for some good footage. I'm not decrying the RNLI and the other rescue services but maybe a lot doesn't exactly happen on the South Coast. Perranporth is starting to get a bit boring now as well. Also I haven't seen one of the skippers of the Weymouth all weather boat, I think his name is Andy sergeant, for a little while. He was quite good at giving a rollicking to sailors like me who couldn't tie a knot or weren't too clued up. I think the camera crews should be looking to move location once in a while.
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