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Posted: 11/26/2003 10:32:52 AM EST
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 10:36:59 AM EST
Man I love dogs, good for that little guy.
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 10:43:43 AM EST
Originally Posted By 1GUNRUNNER: when a yacht sped by the boat she was in, causing a 10-foot wave to crash over the boat.
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It doesn't really change the story, but someone's prone to exageration! I've stared in the face of 10 foot breaking surf off Maui, and it looks like 25 simply due to perspective and fear. I doubt there's a Yacht in existance that can produce a 10 foot high wake. The displacement required for that amount of energy is just too big. I'd place it at 4-5'.
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 11:12:08 AM EST
Gee, so I've NEVER seen a 10ft wake from somebody's waterski's? Let's see he was 6ft 6in tall, that water was at least 4 feet over his head. Well I guess you're right, that would equal 4 or 5 feet. I'm sooooo bad at math.
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 12:11:41 PM EST
I dont do very well around dogs but im really glad they got thier puppy back. that little guy is a tough bastard. Paper
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 12:11:49 PM EST
[img]http://home.earthlink.net/~thegardenweasel/dog.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 12:17:11 PM EST
I think 4-5 feet is still too big. To create a wake that big it must have been the Titanic going 50 knots right by them.
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 12:19:33 PM EST
10 foot wave by a yacht? [BS2]
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 12:23:19 PM EST
I agree with the 10ft. wake. Just not going to happen. If a boat was big enough to create that, it sill wouldn't be able to go the speed required to create that wake.
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 12:52:28 PM EST
Ditto on the wake. They, likely took a roll from the side and it seemed huge. Or, they did the right thing and drove into the wake. When the bow took the dip and plowed into the following wave, the wave looked huge. Needless to say, the boat took a big enough roll or wave to wash out a dog. The owner of the yacht is an ass. Big surprise. This dog is a bad ass. They should try and breed him to death...he's got good DNA. -HS
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 1:11:03 PM EST
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 2:19:50 PM EST
Maybe it was the nuclear powered carrier USS Yacht that generated the wake. [:D]
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 3:00:52 PM EST
Orr said the children used bologna and a [red]hot dog[/red] to coax her to them.
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She ate the cabin boy. Classic washed overboard tale.
Link Posted: 11/26/2003 3:29:08 PM EST
Originally Posted By Pat-Riot: Gee, so I've NEVER seen a 10ft wake from somebody's waterski's? Let's see he was 6ft 6in tall, that water was at least 4 feet over his head. Well I guess you're right, that would equal 4 or 5 feet. I'm sooooo bad at math.
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Nope, you haven't. Do you know what a wake is?
Link Posted: 11/28/2003 4:23:35 AM EST
The dog made it! Dang who cares about the wake...maybe it was Capt.Stabins rig heading in to pickup another crack ho....who cares...Geeze LOL
Link Posted: 11/28/2003 4:49:28 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/28/2003 4:49:52 AM EST by echo6]
Originally Posted By deadeye47: The dog made it! Dang who cares about the wake...maybe it was [red]Capt.Stabins[/red] rig heading in to pickup another crack ho....who cares...Geeze LOL
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[:D]
Link Posted: 11/28/2003 5:10:41 AM EST
Maybe it's an aircraft carrier that sped by at 70 knots and caused the 10-foot wave [>:/]
Link Posted: 11/28/2003 5:24:25 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/28/2003 5:29:03 AM EST by bvmjethead]
Originally Posted By DriftPunch: It doesn't really change the story, but someone's prone to exageration! I've stared in the face of 10 foot breaking surf off Maui, and it looks like 25 simply due to perspective and fear. I doubt there's a Yacht in existance that can produce a 10 foot high wake. The displacement required for that amount of energy is just too big. I'd place it at 4-5'.
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[BS] [img]http://newimages.yachtworld.com/1/0/8/1/2/1081207_1_thumb.jpg[/img] [url]http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listing/pl_boat_full_detail.jsp?slim=quick&boat_id=1081207&units=Feet¤cy=USD&access=Public&listing_id=20864&url=[/url] This is a 162' Benetti Yacht, it is capable of a top speed of 23 knots. It can and will create a 10' wave. Note that the writer said [b]WAVE[/b] and not [b]WAKE[/b], big difference. I am constantly jetskiing in the Cheseapeake Bay all summer long and there are some BIG ships that sail these waters. I jump 4'-5' waves and wakes all the time, they are being created by boats 30' long. A big yacht like the one pictured above will make a 10' wave with ease.
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