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    More: Scary, Boat, Harbor, Newburyport Harbormaster Paul Hogg, Nautical terms, Fielding, strong tides, First responders, Newburyport, Massachusetts  
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3688 clicks; posted to Main » on 26 Jul 2021 at 11:03 PM (11 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2021-07-26 11:05:17 PM  
Little Toot at it again
2021-07-26 11:07:35 PM  
Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale.
2021-07-26 11:09:11 PM  
Three people were on the boat at the time of the crash, two women and a 3-year-old. The woman operating the boat was a newer boater, Hogg said."

Phew. I was worried for a moment that the boat was being controlled by two chocolate Labrador retrievers.
2021-07-26 11:09:49 PM  
No thanks. I enjoy boating, but no thanks. All proper respect to the natural forces involved but it is the people that scare the fark out of me.
2021-07-26 11:11:06 PM  
Pier pressure ..
2021-07-26 11:20:35 PM  

Noah_Tall: Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale.

A whale of a tale I must add!
2021-07-26 11:20:50 PM  
Must have taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque.
2021-07-26 11:22:52 PM  

puffy999: Little Toot at it again

Dem Duke Boys tho
2021-07-26 11:30:11 PM  
These cases show the importance of using spacers and bumpers to keep the boat away from the dock and pier.
2021-07-26 11:30:26 PM  
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2021-07-26 11:47:34 PM  
You don't know the power of the dock side.
2021-07-27 12:54:19 AM  
Geez.  Talk about pier pressure!
2021-07-27 1:17:17 AM  
Damned entitled white women sailors
2021-07-27 2:02:24 AM  
Lands? It was a flying boat?
2021-07-27 2:08:49 AM  
Sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watching the tiiiide roll aw- OH MY GOD, RUN!
2021-07-27 2:18:59 AM  

Gyrfalcon: Lands? It was a flying boat?

Homer Simpson - Let me take the boat out for one last spin...
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2021-07-27 2:42:25 AM  
damnit! only 3 hours to late
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2021-07-27 2:50:08 AM  
"Landed on top of a dock" sounds so much nicer than "crashed into a dock."
2021-07-27 5:16:33 AM  
I hear they call it red-vining.
2021-07-27 6:12:58 AM  
Women helmsmen, am I right?

/apologies ladies
2021-07-27 12:33:27 PM  
"Now hit the brakes"

-land lubbers last words (more likely from being strangled by the captain than the impact of the pier).

/RIP Terry Pratchett.
2021-07-27 12:44:58 PM  
Anyone else get the Franklin Park Zoo Light Parade link?  cool:
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2021-07-27 5:08:45 PM  
dual engines + new/unskilled/untrained/probably grandfathered out of the boaters safety cert requirement = problems.

i was surprised to see it wasn't a Boston Whaler.  the north shore of L Huron is lousy with them and every single one is piloted by a PITA POS that is constantly causing problems (usually an white woman between 50 and 70).
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