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Old 27 September 2008, 07:29   #11
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Originally Posted by SeaSkills View Post
It's unpleasantly easy if you were sitting on the tube on the outside of a tight turn when you fell in. I know two people that this has happened to - one is very lucky to be alive after falling off from a high speed manoeuvre that put him in intensive care for a considerable time after being hit in the face by his own prop, and the other (who went in at slow speed) was also quite badly injured and severely shocked.

Both attributable to either driver error or poor communication between helm and crew, by the way
thats why if you have any sense you would sit inside the boat and not on the tubes though we all do it at times .

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