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Old 11-12-2011, 04:46 PM
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I'm going to take the other side here and say that the wake jumping was part of the plan and that both the bat boat and the big boat were aware of the stunt. You'll note that the guy on the back of the big boat does not wave, yell or do anything.

FWIW, the bat boat was a great concept in impracticality. It was designed by Ocke Mannerfelt and worked well at speed, but docking and the beam requirements for the wings limited its appeal in the market.
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