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Jan 27, 2013, 04:33 PM
Boomer1
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Rescue boats are a viable tool in our sailing tool kit. Tugs seem a nature choice and one of the more popular tugs our there is the Aquacraft Atlantic Tug sold
Tower Hobbies. With very little modifications it can handle a wide range of duties.
Crash is an authority on this vessel and his has been extensively modified - the mods were done over a period of time. It served has his primary rescue boat for many years.
I use my Motor Life Boat and if needed my Chris Craft has been called into duty to push a friends boat free from being caught in some weeds.
Whatever it is it has to have the power and control to do the job, not to mention the ability to rescue and stay afloat while attempting a rescue.

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Jan 27, 2013, 04:48 PM
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...this will hopefully help get you through the long cold months and enjoy some virtual sailing...

The 1st onboard VULTURE video. Note the new buoys. Sailors are Wild Bill (blue boat), Scooter (red boat) & me...aboard the VULTURE.

https://vimeo.com/58302386
Great viddy w/ great music!

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Jan 27, 2013, 04:56 PM
Yosef Sailor
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Nice video Crash!
Jan 27, 2013, 05:48 PM
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RB
Rescue boats are a viable tool in our sailing tool kit. Tugs seem a nature choice and one of the more popular tugs our there is the Aquacraft Atlantic Tug sold
Tower Hobbies. With very little modifications it can handle a wide range of duties.
Crash is an authority on this vessel and his has been extensively modified - the mods were done over a period of time. It served has his primary rescue boat for many years.
I use my Motor Life Boat and if needed my Chris Craft has been called into duty to push a friends boat free from being caught in some weeds.
Whatever it is it has to have the power and control to do the job, not to mention the ability to rescue and stay afloat while attempting a rescue.

Boomer
+1!!

Thanx for the recommendations! I look forward to following up!

b

EDIT: I really like that Chris Craft as it's reminiscent of the real ones that occur here locally as we have a local "Chris Craft guru" who reconditions them.

A beautiful boat!

Checked out the Atlantic tug. Many, many mod viddys and threads! Good stuff!
Last edited by rikybob; Jan 27, 2013 at 08:01 PM.
Jan 27, 2013, 08:40 PM
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ARRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH!!!!! Love that pirate theme you've got there Capt. Crash!
Jan 28, 2013, 04:22 AM
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Cap'n Crash,

I Shirley enjoy your videos, especially when our sailing conditions still look like this:

Cap'n Narly
Jan 28, 2013, 06:57 AM
Yosef Sailor
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Nice heel angle.

She's really moving now.

QUOTE=R. Nordeck;23955262]Cap'n Crash,

I Shirley enjoy your videos, especially when our sailing conditions still look like this:

Cap'n Narly [/QUOTE]
Jan 28, 2013, 10:20 AM
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LOL..

Looks like my lake..

Jan 28, 2013, 11:27 AM
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Hey guys long time no see!
havent been on for a while, i have alot of catching up to do!
cool turn of events tho i am moving from Miami back to my home sweet home chicago!

So Chidago looks like im heading your way id love to get involved with your group and come out and do some racing!!!

Ill be up your way come april just in time for the open water!

Ill post pics later but im taking all the aftermarket home made tricks off the boat and getting it ready for one design!
Jan 28, 2013, 12:30 PM
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Hey guys long time no see!
havent been on for a while, i have alot of catching up to do!
cool turn of events tho i am moving from Miami back to my home sweet home chicago!
So Chidago looks like im heading your way id love to get involved with your group and come out and do some racing!!!
I was wondering what group you were referring to? Do they know your coming back?
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Jan 28, 2013, 03:32 PM
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Simms, its a bet. Pappy's here too, ya know..

Jan 28, 2013, 03:37 PM
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Thanks, Rick, ALWAYS like the credibility check... guys build houses their WHOLE life, they dont call them the house builder..

Kill 3-4 guys, you are known forever..not fair..

Felons are people too..we got mothers, fathers, kids..almost pay taxes, etc.

Jan 28, 2013, 05:07 PM
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Nordeck Exactly like it is here. Great photo lol



Sailsimms, let us know when your up and where home base is and we'll find a pond
Jan 28, 2013, 05:50 PM
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Thanks, Rick, ALWAYS like the credibility check... guys build houses their WHOLE life, they dont call them the house builder..

Kill 3-4 guys, you are known forever..not fair..

Felons are people too..we got mothers, fathers, kids..almost pay taxes, etc.

That reminds me of a joke about Seamus the Goat!
Jan 28, 2013, 05:53 PM
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You guys are gonna have a club up there before ya know it....

Thanks for the kind comments on the latest video guys...it makes all the hours of editing worth it to know someone is getting some enjoyment watching it.

Here's another pic from the last one....

Edited to ask if you old blind farts can see that buoy now?
Last edited by Capt.Crash; Jan 28, 2013 at 06:20 PM.


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