Skip to comments.19 REASONS THIS “SURVIVAL” STORY SMELLS FISHY
Posted on 11/11/2017 4:37:48 PM PST by sparklite2
They set off from Hawaii in May of this year, bound for Tahiti. They were caught in a storm that both ruined their engine and rendered their mast and sails useless. They were unable to contact help. They drifted for five months, living off of dry food and a handheld watermaker (takes the salt out of seawater so you can drink it) until they were rescued by a fishing boat and, eventually, the Navy.
Now heres how much of their story makes sense:
They left Hawaii in May. They were rescued five months later by the Navy.
Thats it. Thats the only portion of their story that has even a shred of credibility to it. Now, Im not going to speculate as to their motives yet, but I will point out that the world of open-water sailing is an obscure one to most people. I am one of a small minority to have spent a lot of time sailing on the open ocean, out of sight of land for months at a time. So I dont blame journalists for not catching these things at first sight. But thats why Im here to explain them to you.
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The author of this is most definitely correct. I wonder why these women made up this insane tale.
The engine it had, as I understand it, is mostly useful for puttering around the harbor, not oceangoing for three weeks. That’s what the sails are for.
I don’t think so....cuz they said BOTHY engines broke down.
A look at the article never mentions plural engines. It’s always ‘the engine.’
They can still do the movie, except now its a comedy.
No matter...They said the engine was wrecked by a vicious storm. The weather bureau said....no storm girls. Sorry.
I hope you’ll read the article. A boat’s engine is located in the bottom of the boat, away from any sea spray, and built to get wet, anyway. In order to have enough water in the bottom of the boat to knock out the engine, the boat would be on the verge of sinking.
A reverse movie can be made. One that exposes their lies.
I saw a reverse movie at an underground theater in Dallas in the mid-1960s. It started with a bomb blast. Then the bomb was sucked back up into the bomber and flown back to the base, where the bomb was removed. It was then eventually taken apart with the components smelted into ore which was returned to the earth. Kinda cool.
The other feature had someone carrying a camera down city sidewalks showing only what the camera saw. The sound track was replaced by blood-curdling screams. It helped to be hammered.
Gilligan’s Island was much better.
The long hair. HOW did they wash it? with sea water?
According to the article, it would take a long time to desalinate water and it seems such a waste just for washing hair.
Dunno, but if I were at sea for a long time,I think I’d cut my hair because of the upkeep. Maybe they didn’t bring scissors.
I think the two stopped by some place for a few months. They weren’t at sea the entire time.
Hoax to try for a book and movie deal. to be entitled
Lesbian Love and the High Seas
The engines will run until water gets all the way up to the intake ports
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