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Old 18 February 2016, 16:51   #1
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Evening all,

We were out with the Carson 600 today just of North Kessock taking some shots in the beautiful winter sun when we had an unexpected visitor. A pheasant had flown all the way out and then managed a perfect landing on the collar of the RIB! He wasnt keen on taking flight again so I headed back to the slip where he stepped off onto dry land and continued on his way.

I have also attached a couple of pics from today of the 6m in action.

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Old 18 February 2016, 17:01   #2
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Fair dos for delivering him safely ashore. Pheasants are not really designed for offshore work and he owes you his life.

The Carson is an interesting boat - I look forward to seeing more of it. What engine is that?
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Fair dos for delivering him safely ashore. Pheasants are not really designed for offshore work and he owes you his life.

The Carson is an interesting boat - I look forward to seeing more of it. What engine is that?
Evening Willk,

Its our shop Mercury 200hp Saltwater that we had de-tuned to 150hp on the dyno for using on the 6m. Just awaiting the new graphics for the housing to match the new engine rating.

Hopefully have a video edited in the coming days.

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Cool lucky bird but they are dum things
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Don't stop too near that slipway, they'll have your engine off before you can tie up.
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They're not known for their ability to complete complex quadratic equations.

I always feel a certain pang of sympathy for animals and birds that rock up on boats when their world has turned to sh1t. Swallows, pigeons, penguins, hawks and butterflies. I feel that we're all in the same boat - just hanging in there....

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Fair dos for delivering him safely ashore. Pheasants are not really designed for offshore work and he owes you his life.
Mmm... can't be poaching at sea can it?
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