The Mumm 30 Tow Truck was hit
by a smallish ‘twister’ and instead of pulling the canvas off like sane
people would, they simply kept their kite up sailed a complete 360 degree circle
around the circumference of the ‘twister’. The helmsman later commented, “I
didn’t really know what was happening. The luff of the kite kept collapsing so I
kept bearing away to keep it set and before I knew it we had gone a full circle.”
Sailboat Capsizes under Golden Gate Bridge, Surfers come to the Rescue, I was at Fort Point today, finishing up an eleven part photo essay on the surfers of San Francisco, and then I saw this sailboat, I said to the crowd, "LOOK, this sailboat is going to surf the waves!" Then it capsized, The surfers came to the rescue, and Saved the two sailors.
04.03.2005: Am Abend des 3. März kollidierte der unter Bahamas-Flagge laufende Containerfrachter "Karen Danielsen" (Bild 1), 3.120 BRZ, mit der Brücke über den Großen Belt (Bild). Das 88 Meter lange und 15.5 Meter breite Schiff wurde unter der 6,6 Kilometer langen westlichen Zufahrtsbrücke einen Kilometer von Nyborg entfernt eingeklemmt (Bild 2). Die Brückenaufbauten wurden völlig abgerissen(Bild 3).
We know boats have fallen off hoists, but have hoists fallen? The photos below show a lesson in leverage...and where to stand when things go wrong.
Apparently not everyone appreciates B&Q's ( A huge UK home improvement retailer) sponsorship of Ellen MacArthur's around the world record. Below is allegedly an e-mail received by B&Q customer services!
In fact, it's Veal. As in Rohan Veal,
who is dominating the
Moth Worlds in Australia with
four bullets in four races. Can't get much better than that.