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What is the funniest thing that has happened on board your boat?
Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:42 PM
Joined: 17/05/2008
Posts: 19

The owner found the captain passed out drunk on the aft deck. Deckhand was a cross-dresser when you went out at night. Chief stew spilled a bloody Mary all over a guests white dress. What is the funniest thing you have seen or heard about during your time in yachting?

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 10:35 PM
I saw the Chief stew hose down two drunk crew members on the quay once. They were in whites with guests on. The deckie puked on the eng while he was carrying him back to the boat so she doused them in full uniform. The Eng then stripped down and stormed aboard naked still dripping wet from his shower. Well done !!
Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 12:57 AM
Joined: 11/06/2010
Posts: 1

I saw a woman Bosun.......
Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 1:40 AM
Our boat liked to play a lot of jokes. So we had fake dog poop that we put in each others beds. Later our Captain had his birthday and someone got him this annoying singing dog that ended up hanging out in the crew mess for a while. So one night this boat pulls up and the crew acted really snob and "better than us" so we decided to take the dog and the dog poop and put a note by there pass rail that said "whoopies I had a little poo" and the next morning when one of our deck hands went to put the flag up we found our annoying singing dog hanging by it's neck. So the snotty boat snuck on in the middle of the night to hang the dog. Hilarious!
Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 1:53 AM
I still like the Mail Buoy story. Urban myth or not
Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 6:52 PM
Joined: 30/12/2008
Posts: 3

The chef aboard played a prank on me so I got my own back by grabbing all the eggs from the fridge and hard boiling them!!!  it was most amusing watching him try to cook breakfast!!!  (i did have back up non boiled eggs!)

We were in Thailand and it was the owner's thai girlfriend's birthday - I decided we should celebrate so we did a "lady boy" night - I got all the male crew (including captain and owner) dressed as women, we did their make up and added wigs - the girlfriend got the surprise of her life when she was told we were having a "girls night"!! the icing on the cake was the owner deciding we should all go ashore (as dressed), proceeded to get into an argument with the bar tender, eventually the captain had to remind him he was dressed as a woman and that was perhaps the reason he wasnt being taken seriously!!

Posted: Saturday, September 1, 2012 8:37 AM

chris wrote:
I saw a woman Bosun.......

Why is that 'funny' or compared to drunk crew?

Posted: Sunday, September 2, 2012 9:50 AM
On C**** S** II, we had a very very deep plunge pool and when you started the engines up the water automatically dumped to the pool tank. We found a very "vertically challenged" Japanese guest sitting at the bottom of it 2 hours later, clutching the ladder that had fallen in with him as he tried to climb out, when it started draining as we left port!! The stewardess crawled through the bridge door a few minutes later to tell us, with tears streaming down her face!! When the boss arrived apoleptic with rage, he found us all roaring with laughter!! The Captain and I (Ch Eng) lost our jobs over that one!!
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