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A bit scary (url)

Video of fishing boats re-entering, over the bar, at the mouth of the Grey River in Greymouth New Zealand
http://www.youtube.com/embed/ByGSMmenPDM?rel=0
makes me reach for the Hyoscine just watching it.
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Wow, that is just unbelievable. I wouldn't want to be one of the crew.  Thanks for posting journeys.
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That was just amazing - thanks for posting it
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I lost count of the number of times I thought they'd gone under.
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Re: A bit scary (url)

Gordon Bennet!
I agree with the commentator - "Those guys are 'king crazy"!
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Nah!  Keep the doors closed and the engine running. You'll be alright if there's enough water under the keel.
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I expect the "point of view" makes it look a lot worse than it is.
Just another day at the office for the crew. Smiley
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Reminds me slightly of the return trip from France when I was younger. We'd had a bit to drink and a nice meal before boarding. The channel was a bit rough - lumpy was mentioned by one of the crew.
I was wearing a green shirt and by the time we reached Dover (or maybe Folkstone) my friend said he couldn't see where the shirt ended and my face began  Cheesy

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Re: A bit scary (url)

Great video, thanks for posting