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Old 06-23-2019, 08:18 PM
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Boat crash caught on camera during Texas Outlaw Challenge in Clear Lake, Texas.



When catamaran superboats are outlawed, only outlaws will have catamaran superboats.
Old 06-23-2019, 08:25 PM
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I saw the skipper.
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This is why you wear your PFD and attach the lanyard.

Glad they're OK.
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When your outlaw cat turns turtle at 100 mph, I'm thinking the Kill Switch safety lanyard would be very, very important.
but I might be overthinking it
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Ouch. Scary. Glad they survived. Bet their families were scared shitless.
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One is the driver and the other is the throttle man, does that make both people drivers?
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I could not get the link to load fully. Just a circle going round and round.
Youtube to the rescue.

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OUCH! My aching arse.
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Testament to helmets and Lifeline racing life jackets with crotch straps and neck support.

As I have gotten older and had children, I will pass on boat ride above 75mph without good safety gear.

90mph center consoles are crazy and am I surprised more accidents haven’t happened yet.
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I never could figure out why they call it Clear Lake?
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Lost starboard drive???
My neck and back hurt just watching that.
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Both outdrives appear to be there and straight as she comes around. I would theorize she broke her propshaft and lost the propeller on starboard side but just a guess.
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Originally Posted by captbone View Post
Testament to helmets and Lifeline racing life jackets with crotch straps and neck support.

As I have gotten older and had children, I will pass on boat ride above 75mph without good safety gear.

90mph center consoles are crazy and am I surprised more accidents haven’t happened yet.
Up to a point. Did similar several times in my racing days. It’s why I have a bad back these 30 years later. Helmet, jacket, flack vest, and neck collar . . . still only marginally safe. We killed or permanently damaged too many before we started strapping into safety capsules.
Went to too many funerals in my racing days - shake my head every time I see the Poker Run crowd running triple digits in a t-shirt and flip flops.

Glad everyone came out ok.
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Think I might be sore tomorrow just from watching that. Glad everyone is alright.
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That didn't look too bad considering how it could have gone. Definitely not something you want to do at that speed, but probably the best outcome you could have for both boat and driver/passenger.
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Originally Posted by Design59 View Post


Up to a point. Did similar several times in my racing days. It’s why I have a bad back these 30 years later. Helmet, jacket, flack vest, and neck collar . . . still only marginally safe. We killed or permanently damaged too many before we started strapping into safety capsules.
Went to too many funerals in my racing days - shake my head every time I see the Poker Run crowd running triple digits in a t-shirt and flip flops.

Glad everyone came out ok.

Agreed. It is a risky sport once your get going fast. Many people forget that. These new engines allow for amazing speeds but the risk is still there.
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Is that the infamous catamaran 'snap' turn I've heard about?
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Add to the resume when selling, "Boat turns on a dime!"
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I used to live in Lake Havasu. The boats out there was just amazing for living in the desert! Semi's rolling in with these monster azz boats from Cali. It was never boring!!!!! and the bikini's or lake there of was
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Originally Posted by xlr8ngn View Post
I saw the skipper.
Well done sir, well done!

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