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Old 28 December 2009, 13:13   #1
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Oopsie

We were trailering a boat this morning, tide was a bit low but it needed doing and there was a wee gap in the wind.

It is however the back end of the Christmas holiday and even though we have been working the petrol stations have not, therefore our usual routine filling up of the Landy with the dodgy fuel gauge did not occur.

Sods law is very clear on what happened next...

No matter how much I put the revs on the truck, trailer and boat went backwards toward the seaweedy and rocky bottom of the harbour!

Still, that which does not kill you etc etc...
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A fair point, but even if I had had a camera on me I was far too preocupied to use the feckin' thing!

How glad am I that Landies have locking handbrakes?!
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Perhaps we can see it on the harbour webcam. Did you have an audience - there's normally one when something goes awry.
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Perhaps we can see it on the harbour webcam. Did you have an audience - there's normally one when something goes awry.
There is usually someone watching, true. But on a foul Christmas Sunday morning I think were safe from all but the most determined rubber necker.

First job this morning - put some juice in the truck!
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