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Post by Nude up » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:04 pm

I was just down at the portarlington boat ramp when I came across an unusual sight.
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I spoke with the owner he was backing off his trailer when the wind got it he applied power to spin around but hit another boat zoom in on the bow, it raised the nose and water came over the transom and the boat filled up then rolled over.
Lucky escape no one hurt just shows how quick things happen



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Post by denis barden » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:19 pm

The driver was about 70 and was under the boat when it flipped his wife thrown out-a few young guys lifted the boat up to get the driver out
Very lucky

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Post by Kimtown » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:21 pm

Jesus that could be terrifying.

Although I believe at least their should be a pocket of air on the boat if it flipped?

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Post by Lightningx » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:27 pm

Glad to hear no one was hurt.

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Post by Mattblack » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:49 pm

Poor bugger...his wife will remind of this day for the rest of his life

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Post by Nude up » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:00 pm

What you can not see on the photo the canopies are flat to the ramp



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Post by Nude up » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:01 pm

denis barden wrote:The driver was about 70 and was under the boat when it flipped his wife thrown out-a few young guys lifted the boat up to get the driver out
Very lucky
Do you know him Dennis

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Post by Chaba » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:31 pm

Bugger!
Did you manage to get out today Nude?

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Post by bowl » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:02 pm

Scary stuff.

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Post by Nude up » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:10 pm

Chaba wrote:Bugger!
Did you manage to get out today Nude?
No the wife has me doing pre Christmas jobs and the worst thing is I am working all Christmas



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