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Old     (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       08-03-2006, 9:29 PM Reply   
Anybody hear about the incident 2 weeks ago where a "go fast boat" ran over a tow rope and pulled the tower off of a 06' SANTE by ski beach? Super scary, anybody hurt? Anybody have pictures?
Old     (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-03-2006, 9:33 PM Reply   
That happened on Vic a year or two ago. someone drove by, caught a guys rope and it turned his boat completely over and stuck the tower in the mud. I think they had to wait for the tide to come up to break it loose.
Old     (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       08-03-2006, 10:21 PM Reply   
wow that's scary stuff. Make sure the flag is up! (not implying those people did not have their flags up)
Old     (wakeeater)      Join Date: May 2002       08-04-2006, 1:25 AM Reply   
lol using some miami vice talk there i see
Old     (dirwoody)      Join Date: Apr 2003       08-04-2006, 7:51 AM Reply   
Granted I've never been to the delta, but what was the boat doing that close to the SANTE? We've got a 100' law here in nebraska on public water.
Old     (just_board)      Join Date: Jul 2005       08-04-2006, 8:01 AM Reply   
here it's 150' if the boat has someone in the water, unless you're just idling, which doesn't sound like the case
Old     (zacky)      Join Date: Apr 2003       08-04-2006, 6:16 PM Reply   
Pulled the tower off? I would have figred the rope would have snapped first. Damn strong rope...
Old     (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       08-04-2006, 10:55 PM Reply   
It happened recently. I know a guy who was doing a new audio layout for him, needless to say that job is on the back-burner. Spectra is super strong, I didn't know it was that strong either!!
Old    vessel_assist            08-04-2006, 11:37 PM Reply   
That is how this one ended up upside down. It didn't take the tower off, but shocked a boat load of people something quick!
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Old     (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-04-2006, 11:57 PM Reply   
I wonder how the liability works out on something like that?
Old    bocephus            08-05-2006, 7:24 PM Reply   
who ever has the best lawyer.

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