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Tornado in Westhaven Marina (NZ)

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So here's something to make you go "Hmmm"....a Cat flipped and a big mono flattened as a mini tornado hit Westhaven marina this week....definitely not something I'd expect here!!

 

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Was that cat hauled out? Can't really tell from the video, but looks like it.

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The Cat was 50 feet!

It was in the water moored stern to and flipped over the dock, the mast all lit up in the background is a superyacht unsure of exact length around 30-40 metres and the spreaders were just about in the water.

Only one guy an engineer on board the superyacht, all of the mooring lines broke and he maneuvered the boat out of the dock and anchored in the fairway until things settled down

A small car ferry also broke all her lines and ended up drifting in the harbour.

Several boats suffered damage and at least two sunk.

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The cat tha blew over

Interesting to note how the mainsail pretty fully deployed while clearing the dock mid summersault. I think the cat was already airborn when main got out so don't think that contributed to disaster.

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3 hours ago, Navig8tor said:

The Cat was 50 feet!

It was in the water moored stern to and flipped over the dock, the mast all lit up in the background is a superyacht unsure of exact length around 30-40 metres and the spreaders were just about in the water.

Only one guy an engineer on board the superyacht, all of the mooring lines broke and he maneuvered the boat out of the dock and anchored in the fairway until things settled down

A small car ferry also broke all her lines and ended up drifting in the harbour.

Several boats suffered damage and at least two sunk.

Respect to the engineer...

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The ferry was lucky that the cat didn’t land on top of it!

And what the fuck is a front page?!

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