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Old 22 June 2001, 12:32   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: Loch Lurgain
Boat name: an t-easnach
Make: Gemini
Length: 5m +
Engine: Honda 50
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 144

>Last summer, down on Lake Isabella, located in the
>high desert, an hour east of Bakersfield, California, some folks, new to
>boating, were having a problem. No matter how hard they tried, they
>couldn't get their brand new 22 ft. Bayliner to perform. It wouldn't get on
>a plane
>at all, and it was very sluggish in almost every maneuver, no matter how
>much power was applied. After about an hour of trying to make it go, they
>putted to a nearby marina, thinking someone there could tell them what was
>wrong. A thorough topside check revealed everything in perfect working
>condition. The engine ran fine, the outdrive went up and down,
>the prop was the correct size and pitch. So, one of the marina guys
>jumped in the water to check underneath. He came up choking on water, he
>was laughing so hard. Under the boat, still strapped securely in place...was
>the trailer.


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Old 23 June 2001, 10:14   #2
Country: Other
Make: FB 55
Length: 10m +
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 1,711
UNBELIEVABLE!!!!.....good story.
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