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Old 22 July 2013, 14:46   #21
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I once had a boat with incorrectly fitted gear cable. This gave me no reverse gear - but left the engine in forward. As I tried to apply reverse to slow the boat down the opposite happened which made for an interesting moment! Probably not what happened here, but I'm a little less critical of other's 'cock ups' since then.
Oh the memories of being on a 10 berth river cruiser at the end of a heavy drinking weekend coming back into Roys of Wroxham mariner just as the same happened to us. The damage still makes me wince
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Old 22 July 2013, 14:54   #22
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The damage still makes me wince
Guess that's why you always get me to drive your boat onto the trailer?

Then stand back while you do the 'hard' bit of strapping it down?
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Oh the memories of being on a 10 berth river cruiser at the end of a heavy drinking weekend coming back into Roys of Wroxham mariner just as the same happened to us. The damage still makes me wince
I've seen it happen on a Dutch barge in a marina. Now that was interesting!
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Guess that's why you always get me to drive your boat onto the trailer?

Then stand back while you do the 'hard' bit of strapping it down?
Ofcourse last time someone recovered my boat and dinged the skeg I got a go pro black edition and a trip to Amsterdam. If I ding my boat on recovery I wont be buying myself something to apologise

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I've seen it happen on a Dutch barge in a marina. Now that was interesting!
Oh I can imagine
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