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Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-05-2005, 10:48 PM Reply   
I'm hoping that someone may be able to help me. I was recently asked about a boat crash photo showing a wakeboard boat on top of a pontoon boat. I'm assuming that the crash was either in Oregon/Washington or California simply because someone had seen photos of the boats. I was hoping that someone had a/the photo and maybe some information about the actual crash. From what I was told it was a Calabria on top of Sun Tracker Pontoon boat. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Old     (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       12-05-2005, 10:54 PM Reply   
Dang... I was thinking I was going to open this thread and get to see some pictures.
Old     (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-05-2005, 11:16 PM Reply   
Yeah me to, would love to see that as long as nobody got hurt. You really need to pay attention when you are at the wheel. I turned my head last summer for what seemed like 5 seconds and when I turned around my heart sank. I really could have hurt someone. Luckily everything went fine
Old     (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       12-05-2005, 11:43 PM Reply   
I remember one like that recently at Shasta. It was posted here, I believe.
Old     (jhoward)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-06-2005, 4:13 AM Reply   
Here you go Paul and Daniel. My pain for you entertainment.

Old     (phaeton)      Join Date: Feb 2002       12-06-2005, 5:38 AM Reply   
Grady it happened at Shasta and there is a photo at Antlers. If I remember correctly reports said driver was blinded by the sun and no alcohol was involved.
Old     (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       12-06-2005, 5:54 AM Reply   
Not really crashes, but...those pics of swamped boats in Texas from a storm last summer were pretty crazy.

Also, there was a pic some time ago of a new Centurion or Supra (if I recall correctly) sitting on the bottom of a lake - that was wicked...and sad.
Old     (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       12-06-2005, 8:45 AM Reply   
I don't think I have a pic of it. But in 01, I was on my way home from the lake and some lady pulled out only like 60ft in front of me from a cross street. I swerved to miss her and hit a tree. The boat end up like 4 or 5ft in the back of the van, over the back seat. Its a good thing no one was back there. It was just me and my lil bro in the van, we were both ok. The lady just drove away. But as she crossed the road she cut off some one goin the other way also, and that guy was a off duty cop. So he got her plates and then came back and helped us. I don't have any pics of the boat in the back of the van, but i have some of them after. I will try to find them.
Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       12-06-2005, 8:48 AM Reply   
Damn B! That sounds like a wild ride.
Old     (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       12-06-2005, 9:09 AM Reply   
Ya, J-rod I was crazy fo soe. I will be ok with never doin that again. The van was done for, but are BU took it like a champ. Some work at the boat shop and we were ridin behind it in a few weeks.
Old    low_key_wake            12-06-2005, 11:28 AM Reply   
the reg. sticker said 1981. pic taken in 2004
Old     (dcervenka)      Join Date: Sep 2002       12-06-2005, 12:21 PM Reply   
whoops
Old     (madchild1)      Join Date: Mar 2005       12-06-2005, 12:31 PM Reply   
that nauti's situation isn't as bad as it looks l think. i tend to believe that the running gear has been surrounded by the sand when the water was up and then when the water receded the boat was left resting on the hull...hopefully.
Old     (dcervenka)      Join Date: Sep 2002       12-06-2005, 12:41 PM Reply   
probably true.. just trying to liven up the photos in this post.

I had some photos of a sanger that ran up onto a dock, but I can't seem to find them anywhere..

anyway here are a few more misc crash pics..




whoops 2

whoops 3
Old     (dcervenka)      Join Date: Sep 2002       12-06-2005, 12:44 PM Reply   
one more..


crash doohhh
"Hartwell Project Park Ranger Mark Dotson won second place in the Boating Mishap category of a national Corps photo contest with this shot of a cigaratte boat crashed at Hartwell Lake"
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       12-06-2005, 1:14 PM Reply   
That Nauti situation may not be that bad, but how in the hell would you get it back into the water?
Old     (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       12-06-2005, 1:16 PM Reply   
J Howard.... that would just tick me off, but then i'd count my blessings the boat was alright. As far as that Nautique on shore... without knowing the circumstances I just want to slap that guy.
Old     (audiopro74)      Join Date: Jun 2005       12-06-2005, 1:18 PM Reply   
just wait for the tide to come back in. Saw that one in person. gotta love the delta
Old     (nj_alex)      Join Date: Aug 2002       12-06-2005, 1:27 PM Reply   
OverBoard
Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-06-2005, 1:32 PM Reply   
Thanks,

Here's a picture of a boat that we sold last year.....driver was okay...I won't give the situation or the circumstances...but thought the pictures would be of enjoyment! Phae - thanks for the info!























Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-06-2005, 1:41 PM Reply   

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Old     (tings00)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-06-2005, 1:45 PM Reply   
i think this one was on a while ago, but still good to see again

Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-06-2005, 1:46 PM Reply   

Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-06-2005, 1:49 PM Reply   
One last Photo...
Old     (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       12-06-2005, 1:50 PM Reply   
The last one with the Supra, The guy just wanted a X-star Pickle-fork front on his Supra! Thats a custom boat!
Old     (rmack)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-06-2005, 3:05 PM Reply   
No MORE! I JUST CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!!!!!!
Old     (njskier)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-06-2005, 5:59 PM Reply   
My buddy fixed that Fountain that Kung Fu posted a pic of that ran into piling #3.
The boat is good as new, you would never know it was crashed!
Old     (wakeboard19)      Join Date: Apr 2005       12-06-2005, 6:09 PM Reply   
here you go my brothers freinds old boat.
Old     (midwesty)      Join Date: Aug 2003       12-06-2005, 6:36 PM Reply   
tings00. how did you get that photo?or where did you find it?
Old     (lukeduke95)      Join Date: May 2002       12-06-2005, 6:53 PM Reply   
Looks like Grady and Things00 tried to modify their boats so they can ride at Canyon Lake.
( I think they have the size restrictions)


(Message edited by lukeduke95 on December 06, 2005)
Old     (shagman)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-06-2005, 7:00 PM Reply   
Grady, my only question is how is there not blood all over that boat from the crash?
Old     (amazongb)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-06-2005, 7:01 PM Reply   
Wakeitup: is that Mohave?
Old     (wakeboard19)      Join Date: Apr 2005       12-06-2005, 7:44 PM Reply   
Lake Powell
Old     (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-06-2005, 7:46 PM Reply   
Holy crap, I almost bought that yellow Calabria from FMC water sports, Grady that was the one that had the huge sterio system with the NVS 1010's in it before you took it out right? I sat in that boat what a waste.
Old     (phaeton)      Join Date: Feb 2002       12-06-2005, 7:58 PM Reply   
Grady the Calabria I was talking about at Shasta was an XTS. I think it happened around Memorial day.

What are the plans on the Pro-V? That had to of hurt!
Old    low_key_wake            12-06-2005, 9:43 PM Reply   
so sad
Old    260searay            12-07-2005, 2:49 AM Reply   
That fountain in the trees is bad. Fountains cost more then any of the other boats on here. That would suck.
Old     (madchild1)      Join Date: Mar 2005       12-07-2005, 3:07 AM Reply   
the story behind that fountain in the trees is as follows: the guy picked it up that day, sped way up, lost control, i think the throttle stuck, and jumped out. it happened the FIRST DAY he owned it!!!
Old     (jhoward)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-07-2005, 4:03 AM Reply   
That really sucks when your baby gets hurt like that. I know in my case the boat accelerate and was sitting on the back off the explorer. Wife was driving, so I can't say for sure if it was the boat or the wife. Regardless an accident.
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       12-07-2005, 7:39 AM Reply   
I guess that MCs injection foam works!
Old     (tings00)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-07-2005, 7:51 AM Reply   
midwesty i got that photo from wakesiderides.com, a few months ago
Old     (h20diva)      Join Date: Jun 2004       12-07-2005, 9:45 AM Reply   
Does this count??? This was at Boardstock 05
Old     (big_ed_x2)      Join Date: Jul 2004       12-07-2005, 9:50 AM Reply   
Paul,if you are talking about the submerged boat but not sunk all the way.....I believe that is a Supra.

I say only b\c of the tower....
Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-07-2005, 10:14 AM Reply   
DNick - yeah that's it....it's a mess. As for the blood, it was somewhat washed off from rain and other stuff...but it was a bad crash, guy got hurt....long story short....hit a concrete dock at night while going wide open....didn't see it! Poser - that's it...we have another one just like it here in the shop...06 '

Phae - you don't know if there are pictures of that Shasta crash do you? I'm trying to gather pictures for a boating safety class.

Thanks.
Old     (jwag)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-07-2005, 10:57 AM Reply   
Wakeitup, You gotta tell the story...How did that happen?
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       12-07-2005, 11:44 AM Reply   
Big ed I think you are right. I thought it was a 205 with a 2000 model zero on it. Looking closer it is a supra tower.
Old     (wakeboard19)      Join Date: Apr 2005       12-07-2005, 12:04 PM Reply   
Jan:
It was tied to the house boat in lake powell. There was a huge storm during the night. The water waved up over the boat so much that it sank.The wierd thing is that it didn't submerge all the way. They did get the boat out though.}
Old     (phaeton)      Join Date: Feb 2002       12-07-2005, 12:19 PM Reply   
Grady Antlers at Shasta has a picture of it on the wall.
Old     (dococ)      Join Date: Mar 2002       12-07-2005, 12:20 PM Reply   
Chris, I say he got what he deserved for having a 40' Fountain on Lake Hartwell.
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       12-07-2005, 1:16 PM Reply   
Wakeitup, the reason it didn't submerge is because most boat manufacturers inject floatation foam in the floor and gunnels.Just FyI
Old     (depoint50ae)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-07-2005, 1:21 PM Reply   
Its a good thing that there wasn't lots of solid ballast in it or it probably would have been on the bottom.
Old     (bstroop)      Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: Athens, Alabama       12-07-2005, 2:26 PM Reply   
Phaeton,
James and I will be down on Sunday if you want to get some seat time in.

B
Old     (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       12-07-2005, 2:56 PM Reply   
Anybody remember the picture of the beached orange/black malibu? They got a crane to move it off the sandbar.
Old     (chevboy171)      Join Date: Feb 2005       12-07-2005, 3:34 PM Reply   
Not a 'real' crash but here's my bayliner stuck on the sandbar at the north end of Lake Havasu...we had no idea the lake was that shallow. We hit it at about 30mph while i was skiing, it went from 30 to 0 in a matter of feet, it was pretty intense. Luckily no one got hurt and the boat worked great after we pushed it off the bar.
Old     (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       12-08-2005, 2:43 PM Reply   
This was at BoardStock 05... the people got hit pretty hard out in Clear Lake. They were staying in the same campsite as us, and came back to the docks/marina. Hella ambulances and fire trucks came too, quite a mess. I took this from the dock as they were winching the boat out of the water

Old     (john30)      Join Date: Nov 2003       12-08-2005, 5:07 PM Reply   
Grady whats going on with the Cally? It's close to Christmas....that tower would look nice on my Pro V. I've got the metcraft tower. Seriously though what's happnin with it?
Old     (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-08-2005, 6:50 PM Reply   
Johnny, you never miss a beat dude, how the heck are ya? Sorry I was up your way but was so busy with class and stuff I had no time for anything else. Still gonna do the anual houseboat trip in June, you are invited!!
Old     (john30)      Join Date: Nov 2003       12-08-2005, 7:15 PM Reply   
I'm good Dan. I wasn't sure if you still had my # or not. We're gonna make a trip down to Shasta around July we have about 16 ppl and 3 boats lined up. Closer we get I'll keep ya posted. Should be a good time! Hi-jack over....
Old     (boardordie)      Join Date: Oct 2003       12-09-2005, 5:34 AM Reply   
I have a question... if the pic of the cigarette boat in the trees only took 2nd place in the "Boating Mishap" category what the hell took 1st? That's a pretty hard photo to follow!
Old     (migitty)      Join Date: Aug 2001       12-09-2005, 11:10 AM Reply   
I know that “hanging truck” picture has been posted many times before but I was wondering what happened to the guy in the truck? I also find it hard to believe that the hitch would stay connected at that angle and doubt the safety cables are strong enough to support the weight of the truck. I would appreciate any information on that picture. I do know it is old hat so if it has been discussed before, I apologize.
Old     (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       12-09-2005, 11:19 AM Reply   
I got a email with that pic one time that said
Boat-$25,000
Truck-$20,000
Strong Hitch-Priceless

I have alway wanted to know what happed to the Guy.(How they got him out)
Old     (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       12-09-2005, 8:52 PM Reply   
If you look closely at the photo, the front end of the truck looks like it is resting on a rock that is prodtruding out from the cliff. Also there looks to be a guy that is getting ready to scale the cliff with a rope to go get I believe it looks like a women in the truck not a man. I could be wrong but Im pretty sure thats what I said.
Old     (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       12-10-2005, 4:37 PM Reply   
I got this in an email some time ago. Here are are instructions for launching a PWC.





I never liked jet skis.


Old     (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       12-10-2005, 5:03 PM Reply   
Here's one that I've been looking for, not a ski boat but it's a pretty incredible series of pictures. I can't believe that the boat recovered and went on to catch up to its train of coal barges.
http://www.breathing.com/articles/persistence.htm
Old     (will5150)      Join Date: Oct 2002       12-12-2005, 12:29 PM Reply   
Grady, That crash actually took place on Lake Washington last summer. The crash was at night- I saw the pics on the news and the cal air HIT a bayliner killing one of the passengers on board. the boat was towed into Jean Coulon Park in Renton - it still floated- but not very cool. I used to live in Seattle until last month and remember this well- nobody likes to see this kind of thing.
Old     (stresn)      Join Date: Oct 2004       12-12-2005, 9:16 PM Reply   
Will,

Is it the picture that I posted that hit the Bayliner or the original question that I asked?
Old     (brucemac)      Join Date: Dec 2005       12-13-2005, 1:16 PM Reply   
you sure that's the lake washington boat? pretty sure the nice boat had tribal graphics. i thought i saw it on king 5 anyway. maybe i'm mistaken.
Old    lunaraven            12-15-2005, 8:23 AM Reply   
Rolled my truck and boat on the weekend, looking to be writeoffs and I will not get enough cash back to replace.

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