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almost sinking a laser 2

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Topic: almost sinking a laser 2
Posted By: desteve1
Subject: almost sinking a laser 2
Date Posted: 24 Feb 09 at 5:01pm
well, we were in the middle of a lake when we first heard a squeaking.
the boat slowly started to get lower and lower.
we aimed for shore( by this time we were up to our ankles in water).somehow we pumped the boat all the way ashore and it took 5 people to get the boat out.
1 minute later I checked if the plug was in because all the water was flowing out of the back. It wasn't and it turned out some oppie kid had pulled out our plug just before we launched, I then found the plug lying on the ground where we rigged our boat up.

Posted By: HannahJ
Date Posted: 24 Feb 09 at 6:48pm
Motto: always check your boat before you launch, even if it was fine when you rigged! My "friends" have done this to me before, except with our Toppers we tie the bung to the rudder so you notice it trailing behinf...

MIRROR 64799 "Dolphin"
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist hopes it will change; the realist adjusts the sail

Posted By: ptcruiser
Date Posted: 25 Feb 09 at 7:51pm
Damn those Oppie Kids eh?!

Posted By: desteve1
Date Posted: 26 Feb 09 at 9:12am
we practicaly launched it and they somehow managed to pull it out when we were changing into our neos

Posted By: mu-6443
Date Posted: 27 Feb 09 at 2:11pm

Never trust 'bath' sailors!!

Make there bow bow shaped, then they'll be sorry


Posted By: kanga
Date Posted: 27 Feb 09 at 3:13pm
pesky kids

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