A Laser dinghy sailor gets somewhat overconfident and comes to grief (8 images)

Discussion in 'Four Thirds Forum' started by grebeman, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Jul 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    Two Laser dinghy sailors were enjoying rather rough conditions in Plymouth Sound this afternoon. One successfully rounded Mount Batten Breakwater into smoother water, however the second, having shouted to his friend, came to grief.

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    It doesn't look good

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    Can he recover?

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    No


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    Just how long can I hang on, and why, I'm going to have to take a swim

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    Splash

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    Swimming round to right the dinghy

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    Clambering back onboard

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    Finally made it, phew


    Barrie
     
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  2. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Kyle
    Daaamn.

    edit: When this stuff happens to you, the first thing you think is "thank god no one was here to take pictures of it." Sorry, dude, not your lucky day.
     
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    I bet that school/sailing school would love to see these, Barrie!:thumbup:
     
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  4. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    Official photographer, perhaps.
     
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