I dont think that you can get away from the fact that this company are putting people who trust them into these positions for a profit.
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Thread: Helicopter Rescue off Dover
04-01-12, 13:10 #181
04-01-12, 13:15 #182Registered User
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04-01-12, 13:22 #183Registered User
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Something really doesnt add up here. minor injuries to me are cuts, bruises and scrapes. if the helm has a broken shoulder and jaw that doesnt sound minor to me! on the other hand, it maybe minor to a doctor who deals with life and death every day?
Whatever happens, i agree with the majority that putting to sea with this blow forecast was foolish at best and dangerous as it turns out.
If i had anything to do with the company i would be telling the skipper to keep quiet until i had received a full de-brief and putting out a company line to stick to. i would be VERY concerned about the future implications of this not so isolated incident!
well done and thank you to the life boat and rescue teams who have recovered the situation, i am sure the crew will think very highly of them, as for the skipper, that remains to be seen....
04-01-12, 13:33 #184
!!!! I say chaps. !!!! That was sooooo amazingly wicked!!!!!
Glad to report that apart from some minor scratches to my ego, I am ready to get out there again and get it on, all hot chocolate, brown underwear and sticky like. like proper sailing, like.
Anyone fancy some phwooawwww sailing from Kent up to London, prob catch the last bit of a show too,
I can guarantee loadsa press interest!!!!, so this could be your jaw dropping big break into ruffytuffy sailing rockjock land...
D'you fancy mixing it up a bit , Im offering a once in a lifetime chance, grab a bargin, 50 quid a head yeah and does anyone know anything about tillers and one in a million big waves? Apply in person @xxxxx by the lifeboat station, RamsbottomWhy argue with a nautical wall? I just read the graffiti these days.
04-01-12, 13:46 #185
04-01-12, 13:50 #186
!!!! Can be arranged!!!!!!!!! No extra chargeWhy argue with a nautical wall? I just read the graffiti these days.
04-01-12, 14:19 #187
04-01-12, 14:20 #188
Personally speaking, I would like to see this guy's commercial license revoked, and the injured crew taking the company to court for negligence.
We could do without [removed] like this in the industry.
Last edited by Laura Nineham; 09-01-12 at 15:35. Reason: legal reasons
04-01-12, 14:28 #189
04-01-12, 14:33 #190