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#1 gord262

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 09:56 PM

So was my Shark sailing friend...

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#2 kevlar®

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 10:16 PM

Erm.. ok terrific. 

 

You're likely going to wake up in a few hours and wonder who taped up your boat.

 

It's ok. This happens sometimes.  

 

Put some lifelines on that thing before the real hilarity ensues. 



#3 floating dutchman

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 10:27 PM

Umm, you’ve put it on the wrong side of your boat!



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 10:51 PM

Umm, you’ve put it on the wrong side of your boat!

 

HAHAHAHA!  And *that's* what the problem is!!  (hehehe)



#5 axolotl

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 10:53 PM

Funny. Would be better with arrows pointing which way dip and tack is; which would mean it should read <-- TACK/DIP -->



#6 Scarecrow

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 12:26 AM

No better would have been a line mid ships with tack and dip written either side of it with arrows.

#7 dash34

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 12:31 AM

Generally, any tacklers are a problem.  There isn't much difference between port and starboard tacklers.  OTOH, the odd curvaceous blonde tackler might be ok.  In any case, the safest thing is to put down your anker.



#8 gord262

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 01:07 AM

Grrrr. Stupid auto correct.

Generally, any tacklers are a problem.  There isn't much difference between port and starboard tacklers.  OTOH, the odd curvaceous blonde tackler might be ok.  In any case, the safest thing is to put down your anker.



#9 JaredC

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 01:36 AM

Generally, any tacklers are a problem.  There isn't much difference between port and starboard tacklers.  OTOH, the odd curvaceous blonde tackler might be ok.  In any case, the safest thing is to put down your anker.

 

:lol: Anker.  :lol:



#10 kingstonsail

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 01:59 AM

Erm.. ok terrific. 

 

You're likely going to wake up in a few hours and wonder who taped up your boat.

 

It's ok. This happens sometimes.  

 

Put some lifelines on that thing before the real hilarity ensues. 

 

 

seriously kevlar ???....shark's don't have lifelines.......hilarity on you



#11 floating dutchman

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 02:13 AM

Umm, you’ve put it on the wrong side of your boat!

Umm, I don't think so. :)

 

Yea, but you still scrolled up to look, didn't ya :lol:



#12 rgscpat

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 05:06 AM

An´ker

n. 1. A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8½ imperial gallons.

 

 

Ten gallons of wine and an odd, curvaceous blonde tackler? How do you get her to let go of the anker and tackle you instead?



#13 dash34

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 07:25 AM

An´ker

n. 1. A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8½ imperial gallons.

 

 

Ten gallons of wine and an odd, curvaceous blonde tackler? How do you get her to let go of the anker and tackle you instead?

Aye, that's the crux, innit.  One must make sure she lifts the anker a few times first. Then, when her grip appears to be loosening....



#14 Publius Johnson

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 10:19 AM

An´ker

n. 1. A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8½ imperial gallons.

 

Hot Rod has been throwing casks of wine in SF Bay? Weird.



#15 bruno

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 10:01 PM

Sorry to hear that your tackle is being ignored in port but that sounds like a personal problem

#16 Aloha 27

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 01:39 PM

I was wondering when we'd have full-contact sailing. Much better than having a trip to the room.



#17 Mshaw1953

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 07:33 PM

Only if the folks aiming at you know left from right.

#18 hydrossos

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:09 PM

Dude should check on his starboard bow line...almost gone.

 

Like his style.



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Posted 26 October 2013 - 12:40 AM

Dude should check on his starboard bow line...almost gone.

 

Like his style.

Still lots of life left in that line.It was a jib sheet for 5 years before being demoted to dockline.

 

Phil(his neighbor 2 boats down)



#20 Racing Winnebago

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:47 AM

Funny. Would be better with arrows pointing which way dip and tack is; which would mean it should read <-- TACK/DIP -->

 

Actually, wouldn't putting them on backwards have the maximum competitive advantage? ;)

 

< --   DIP    |    TACK  -->

 

At least until they miss the dip ;)



#21 evenflow

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 03:50 AM

Docked next to an "S-18 Exotic - Sun Party" pontoon boat, pink dock lines that the rats have done in, and yellow tape on the bow?  Sounds like a cry for help... move up the lake, we can save you!



#22 Sirius

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 12:50 PM

Wouldn't putting them on the other side of the boat be more fun? See how many people would assume it was right and tack away?



#23 Chuck L

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 05:53 PM

Maybe it already is, Sirrius...

 

Wouldn't putting them on the other side of the boat be more fun? See how many people would assume it was right and tack away?



#24 Sharkie

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Posted 29 October 2013 - 12:38 AM

Wouldn't putting them on the other side of the boat be more fun? See how many people would assume it was right and tack away?

Shark sailors already have enough problems telling left from right.

 

That being said a lot of bigger boat owners have trouble with sharks having right of way over them. I LOVE it when they try to drive over us saying things like "We're in a race with XXX so you should give way", I've used the "Go ahead, just remember your paint job is worth more than my hull." hail on those jerks on more than one occasion.