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Old 02-23-2015, 10:44 PM   #1
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Not a trawler boat accident ....?

Boat crashes into Ruskin beach bar - FOX 13 News
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Old 02-23-2015, 10:52 PM   #2
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It's a shame because that was a nice arse SeaVee... Maybe he needed insurance money to get the new Z.
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Old 02-23-2015, 11:48 PM   #3
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I really like his excuse.... "Couldn't see because of the dense fog,"
So who's he going to sue?
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Old 02-24-2015, 08:12 AM   #4
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Interesting excuse, 40-50MPH in dense fog with in a narrow channel? Ha!!


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Old 02-24-2015, 09:00 AM   #5
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I wonder if the driver has any clue how ridiculous he sounds. Dense fog, can't see? Well then run up the throttles to 50 mph.

But then I never understood those power boats with a chorus line of giant outboards stacked on the transom. I know lots of guys think they look cool or powerful, but that configuration always looks silly to me. Four 300's??
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Old 02-24-2015, 09:12 AM   #6
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But then I never understood those power boats with a chorus line of giant outboards stacked on the transom. I know lots of guys think they look cool or powerful, but that configuration always looks silly to me. Four 300's??
Oh, I understand it. Speed. But my pockets aren't deep enough to play in that game.
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Old 02-24-2015, 09:12 AM   #7
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Sounds like a really stupid excuse, but cross my heart and hope to die, I once saw a guy on TV who was being interviewed because he was in a chain-reaction collision on the interstate in heavy fog. The accident involved something like 20 cars. His explanation was--and I swear to God that this is the truth--he got into the fog and couldn't see, so he sped up to get through it as quickly as possible.

The stupidity of some people just knows no bounds.
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:38 AM   #8
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Aw, c'mon, give the skipper a break. He just wanted to get a table for seven in the bar and he wanted it NOW! What a way to make a spectacular entry!
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Old 02-24-2015, 11:25 AM   #9
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Apparently the pilot was a local charter cap'n, and that was not his boat. Gots some 'splainin to do...
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Old 02-24-2015, 12:19 PM   #10
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4x300hp outboards. That's like Mr T's gold chains but for a boat. All class.
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If I remember right my 23' Grady White with 2 Merc 150s (2 strokes) used to suck down 13-14 gph. I wonder what that boat consumes @ 50 mph?
Thank God it wasn't during a crowded Happy Hour at the bar.
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Old 02-24-2015, 06:19 PM   #12
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it must have been hi tide or 4 wheel drive to go that far up the sand LOL and into the building?
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Old 02-24-2015, 06:39 PM   #13
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You all missed it. He ran out of booze and needed a quick refill.
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Ron White said it best, "you can't fix stupid."
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Second twist is apparently the owner is personal injury attorney, and was on board for the wreck. Not sure who was at the helm...
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Second twist is apparently the owner is personal injury attorney, and was on board for the wreck. Not sure who was at the helm...

Now, that's just priceless!
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