Sober Sailing, done best by the Norweigains!
You might remember him from his video ‘How to dock like a Boss’, where he expertly sailed past a boatload of drinkers, stood proud on the bow of his fishing boat (we’d call it a ‘tinny’ over here) as it slid perfectly into position at the boat ramp. The aim was to promote sober sailing, stopping the nation wide drinking culture that is one-and-the-same with the Aussies – you go sailing, boating, fishing – you pack the esky.
While some might say ‘it’s just what you do!’, there’s a lot to be said about the risks of operating a vehicle under the influence. So what to do? Make another great video of course!
This time around, ‘The Boss’ is going sailing instead of driving a tinny, but the problem is – he’s still on the ramp. Not to worry, a bag full of sand hoists the main, a bungee lowers the trailer into the water (and pulls it back the ramp) and without moving a muscle he sails out to some onlookers who are enjoying a cold one. They offer him one, but of course ‘The Boss’ doesn’t drink while he’s sailing. You can see for yourself what he does with it; it’s absolute genius!
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The 'Other' Americas Cup - J Class in Bermuda
They're big, they're fast, and EVERY sailor wants one. While few can afford to own one, we can all revel in the beauty of these classic racers as they sail in Bermuda.
Insane Conditions at the Moth Worlds on Lake Garda!
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