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Old 17 September 2009, 01:15   #1
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What have you towed?

Having been called upon to tow several striken craft this summer and then reading the thread about towing a Versadock (http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?...ht=southampton) across the Solent brings to mind...What's the strangest/biggest/longest/ugliest thing you've towed on water?
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Old 17 September 2009, 02:05   #2
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Old 17 September 2009, 04:05   #3
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An Open 50 (with the worlds press watching) and a small submarine
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An Open 50 (with the worlds press watching) and a small submarine
And a Coral reef (OLDSPICE)
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Half a tree

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....biggest.....
An 8m class yacht (12 odd tones if my memory serves me right) following the demise of the wind one afternoon.

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A 50m towrope from which were hanging about 8,000 Optimist dinghies, (along with a few clinging to the grablines as well) again folowing the demise of the wind.... Does that count as one tow or the most number of things towed at once?

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Hmmm I'd thave to think about that one.
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...the ugliest...Hmmm I'd thave to think about that one.
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3x4 metre slab of concrete reinforced with old railway lines suspended with air filled drums for about 50 yds or so ,,,,part of an old slipway ,,we were renewing ,,as well as countless broken down / disabled boats
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