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Keith 12-14-2007 05:38 AM

Snailbote maneuvering
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OK, I know it's a trawler forum, but this is interesting.

For you sailors that want to travel the ICW with a mast higher than 65

* This boat came in last night at Vero Beach.
* It has an 80' mast and 7'10" draft.
* Each water bag weighs 2000#
* It's been coming down the ICW.
* What a treat to watch the crew execute this maneuver.

troy994719 12-14-2007 06:16 AM

RE: Snailbote maneuvering
That is very interesting, just curious why they are in the ICW?
They should have just hit the bridge and got rid of that mast!!

Keith 12-14-2007 07:09 AM

RE: Snailbote maneuvering
I believe they're plowing, or at least will be with an almost 8' draft!!

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