OOOH ! ! ! Bugger

OOOH ! ! !  Bugger

The winch post is still attached to the boat !!!

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good to see that they put

Thu, 2008-07-24 09:57

good to see that they put the anchor out so it doesnt drift away...Undecided


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Thu, 2008-07-24 10:09

Oucher.....low tide eh! 

I've made my boat tuck up nice and snug so no post pressure with an independant turn buckle attatching to the main beam. That combined with a heavy duty strap over the transom is all i can do to avoid nasty stuff like that!

It spins me out how many boat owners dont use a transom strap!


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agree with you there ryan.i

Thu, 2008-07-24 11:02

agree with you there ryan.i always tie the front off to the main beam of the trailer and strap the back .it dosnt take more than a few minutes .
these pics are a good reason why to spend those extra minutes preping the boat before driving .poor bugger ide be devastated
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Yeah totally unmarked, well

Thu, 2008-07-24 14:40

Yeah totally unmarked, well apart from the side its lying on you would presume.


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Thu, 2008-07-24 15:19

Well this has opened my eyes never thought about the winch post coming adrift. I do ratchet strap the transom on all my boats I've owned but the reason was to stop it from moving during travelling. I would hate to be in that situation geez the poor owner of the boat.



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The keel took a bit of a

Thu, 2008-07-24 18:18

The keel took a bit of a wack, but I guess that is minimal damage, compared to, say... if it was a glass boat.

The winch post looks light for a boat that size, but I guess that late boats are lighter then glass. Have to agree that transom straps are the go.

The sacra anchor sits as advertised though. Add tension to the line, it should pick up and dig in.




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Hey jacko might of had too

Thu, 2008-07-24 20:42

Hey jacko might of had too many beers hey? hahahaha

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Fri, 2008-07-25 19:41

KissHusband retired MC truckie, ties everything down, feel for black betty I imagine things like that we we go to Leeman with boat, especially bloody road trains doing more than 100klm per hr.  Hope it didn't cost too much to fix regardsKiss


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Awww shit

Sat, 2008-07-26 08:37

Awww shit, your beeeeeeeeched as bro!!


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Wed, 2008-11-05 15:05

aww un lucky that must of been painful