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Old 02 July 2007, 08:20   #1
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out of control rib video

Anybody seen this? I wonder if it was anybody on this forum? Basically it looks like the skipper has fallen out, not wearing a kill cord.................. Nice acion when the liveboat rams it!

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Yes it has been discussed on here many times - and I still say they were stupid to ram it - it was pure luck it went back to going around in circles - it could have straightened up and headed for the beach,,,,,,
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oh sorry to post again then interesting video none the less
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oh sorry to post again then interesting video none the less
First time I've seen it - rather scary ramming - surely it was just going around in circles - eventually it would run out of fuel wouldn't it?
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First time I've seen it - rather scary ramming - surely it was just going around in circles - eventually it would run out of fuel wouldn't it?
YES!!!!!!!!!
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Ramming it would seem rather hit & miss, but it worked....
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Why not just put a floating line in the water and watch the prop chew it and stop??
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Why not just put a floating line in the water and watch the prop chew it and stop??
I think they tried that - it's amazing how it would normally stop an engine dead unless you really want it to!!!
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