Thursday, February 05, 2009

Pilot Hits Buoy

On my afternoon stroll around our lovely Royal Harbour here in the Millionaires' Playground, I witnessed some salty seafaring types hoisting one of those channel buoys out of the water.

Being the nosey sort who likes a good earwig, I meandered around in circles for a bit trying to catch their drift. Here's the upshot:

Matelot 1: What 'appened 'ere then Dave?
Matelot 2: The pilot boat 'it it, didden it.

Now call me old fashioned, but I thought the pilots were supposed to be the experts at not hitting things out on the briny, let alone their own deep sea channel markers!

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Anonymous said...

They probably had to swerve to avoid a sand bar in the harbour :)


Anonymous said...

shurly thashh a sandy bar?

inyourface said...

Was that a buoy that was "Carpet coated)

ascu75 aka Don said...

I follow your drift thaT man I am not so sure the Pilots should be allowed to play with their boats in the bath untill they have learnt to avoid those nasty bouys