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Boat Ramp Blues, Thing Go From Bad To Worse.

Discussion in 'Share your NON-fishing video's here' started by Nautical Gator, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Nautical Gator

    Nautical Gator Forum Captain, Moderator, Peacekeeper Staff Member
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    Boat Ramp Blues, thing go from Bad to Worse.

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  2. mak

    mak Moderator on Deck Staff Member

    Can’t fix stupid.:knocking my head:
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  3. Dave rivera

    Dave rivera Deckhand

    WOW!!!!!! Speechless
  4. duffy

    duffy Treasure Hunter

    Man I thought my first day launching a boat was bad. You could make a list of things wrong in that video. Trailer looked way to small, obviously. Then add 100 people all watching you and everybody rushing you wanting to launch their boat, that makes you nervous. You know that guy was happy when he got that boat out of the water. Some good editing on the video as well. When the guy stopped to show the guy trying to bail water out of the boat that was 2 ft under. LOL. I am still laughing thinking about that.
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  5. Bossman

    Bossman Moderator on Deck Staff Member

    Hahaha there was a lot of panic moments going on during that, and a lot of oh shits!
  6. Roadhammer

    Roadhammer Cabin Boy

    What a show! It's really fun till you're the one on the other side of the camera lens :eek: The first time I took my wife out it was on my brother's boat that I borrowed. And... it was at that boat ramp about 30 years ago. The wife was all kitted out and ready to go, sun hat, sun glasses, tall drink... I put the boat in and parked the trailer. She climbed in and I started prepping the boat to cast off. At that time I noticed a rising level of water in floorboard of the boat. Oh Shirt! Yup, forgot to put in the bilge plug. So, I told the wife she needed to step out of the boat. She started flitting about getting her hat, sunglasses, etc. I told her again she needed to step out of the boat and she continued her leisurely pace. I finally yelled THE BOAT IS SINKING!!! Well, that produced results.

    I jumped overboard and put in the plug and subsequently drained out the boat. We continued on with an uneventful day. Thankfully, that was before cellphone cameras.
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  7. WestCoastSteve

    WestCoastSteve Pirate in the making

    Day was bad BEFORE they decided to place boat in water, bad to worse, to worse
  8. shrimpmansteve

    shrimpmansteve Swabbie

    Oh my god that was tough to watch

    lesson learned. If your boat is on the trailer on a flatbed know when to cut your losses forget about fishing for the day:)
  9. Roadhammer

    Roadhammer Cabin Boy

    I forwarded the video to my brother who still lives down there and goes out fishing through that ramp. He said it got to the point that people would bring lawn chairs on the weekend and hold up score cards on the boat launches. They had to run them off after a couple of fisherman didn't appreciate their input leading to conflicts.
  10. Saltgasm

    Saltgasm Buccaneer

    Painful video, not a smooth operation in any way.
  11. j204burkett

    j204burkett Pirate

    Call it a day when the trailer falls apart, it was meant to be the end of the day!

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