Got wet

Old 05-06-2007, 10:10 PM
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I did something for the first time in my life today. I fell overboard. Scary. Then very funny. I realized how serious of a situation that it could have turned into after I got back aboard (thank God for my friend and the swim ladder). I was only in about 5ft of water on a flat pulling in a little anchor rope and I just stepped right off the bow (new boat - shorter bow). It can happen to anyone/anytime.
Old 05-06-2007, 11:34 PM
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I usually fall off in the driveway or the back yard and yes dirt hurts.

Show me someone that hasn't fallen off a boat and I'll show you a couch potato.

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Never fallen off of, but i have fallen into the boat!
Old 05-07-2007, 03:13 PM
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Falling off the boat wasn't so bad.

Falling off the dock is what really hurts.
Old 05-08-2007, 08:27 PM
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The key is to get up quick and look like "I meant to do that". Took a header over the back of the motors in the marina in Key West last year. Trying to wash the back of the motors and slipped on a soapy deck. Got lucky, no damage, and only one guy saw me and he was cool. Lost my hat though!

Wish I had a video of it.

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