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Old 11 January 2008, 05:55   #1
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Scary Training Video

Got sent this today ,


bugger wont come out properly type in surf rescue and you will find a bunch of lifeguards hanging off the back of a boat moving at speed
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If you click on those links just remove the "uk" before youtube.com and it goes straight there.
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Got sent this today ,


bugger wont come out properly type in surf rescue and you will find a bunch of lifeguards hanging off the back of a boat moving at speed
tim - for some reason your URL has an unnecessary www. at the front and then no . between the uk and youtube.

Alternatively you can embed directly into the forum using the [ youtube ] tag like this:

[ youtube ]the number of the video, e.g. 1niZ_881U2Y[ /youtube ]

with the spaces removed

" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350">
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I must be missing something, what's the "scary" bit?
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Old 11 January 2008, 11:34   #5
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Old 12 January 2008, 05:22   #6
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That is err quite ...well scary yes.

I would be very supprised if these things were "standard practise" the bunch of SNSM crews from Dinard that we (Venturers) have a twinning reationship with are a very good, professional bunch.

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Old 12 January 2008, 12:57   #7
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Looks like madness -- maybe its a jet drive?
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Regardless of whether its jet, shaft or stern drive I doubt at those speeds you'd be able to any part of your body near the prop - the force of the water flowing under the boat would keep you clear.

Does seem a slightly odd thing to be doing though.

I think the guy standing up at the front of the RIB coming along side was in the most precarious situation.

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I don,t think it matters how the boats propelled its bl**dy bad practice just waiting for something nasty to happen
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