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funtimefrankie

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Steam Packet "Viking" having fun
« on: March 02, 2008, 08:03:08 pm »

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Bryan Young

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Re: Steam Packet "Viking" having fun
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2008, 09:22:29 pm »

Clip 3 is the best, just messing about in boats.......

Clip 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJYNU9Zfx9s
Clip 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUfOhAA5sok
Clip 3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP8xFJcLLlE

Very neat turning circle. Absolutely useless if you were turning to pick up a man in the water. So I think "they" were just showboating. Not a good advert for seamanship.
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Notes from a simple seaman

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Re: Steam Packet "Viking" having fun
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2008, 10:38:52 pm »

Looks like the rudder was stuck hard over!  ;D
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Re: Steam Packet "Viking" having fun
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008, 09:00:24 am »

They were filming for a publicity film, I'm told.
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