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Some of this stuff we know. More of this stuff we didn’t know.
Some runs of a 10-second drag boat last summer at the June 2016 Lucas Oil Drag Racing event in San Angelo, Texas.
The Kearsarge (an assault ship) hooks up with a supply ship. They need to do this while underway to maintain steerage. In laymen’s terms, ships can’t steer if they aren’t moving, and if they stayed still they would smash into … Continue reading
The world’s largest ship elevator at the Three Gorges Dam opened in Yichang City, central China’s Hubei Province, on Sunday. More in-depth explanation in the YT description.
This is an over the top reality show/extreme sports/commercial for Chevron motor oil pitting a super Diesel tow truck against a tugboat. Boy, can ya feel the hairs on the back of your neck bristling now? Best dialog: “Are you … Continue reading
Auto Monday Yes, this is a sport. Arguably one of the more dangerous motorsports of them all. One navigator, one driver, and one dinghy is what it takes to join the chaos, but don’t be fooled by the smooth turns … Continue reading
This is the same guy we saw dock his boat like a boss. I guess this is what bosses do on their days off.
The SEIE suit is an ingenious pressurized suit designed to permit escape from stricken subs up to a depth of 183 meters. Rising at a speed of up to three meters per second, the number one rule of submarine escape … Continue reading
Old video still has merit today.
Time lapse of the ill-fated Concordia being taken apart, piece by piece. More info.
Trying to follow a supermod speedboat through snaky race course.
A U.S. Navy hovercraft aka ‘Landing Craft Air Cushion’ or LCAC, attached to Naval Beach Unit 7, drives onto Dogu Beach during Exercise Ssang Yong 16 in South Korea. While the scenes are great, the editing isn’t. Some scenes are … Continue reading
Alex Thomson, a British yachtsman, goes for a kite surfing tow behind one of his boats. It’s nice when you can go kite surfing in your suit and tie. Behind a racing yacht.
This video shows a landing conducted by a Prism Defence Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer during development of Ship Helicopter Operating Limits for the Lynx Mark 90B helicopter onboard the KNUD RASMUSSEN class Offshore Patrol Vessel. Operating helicopters onboard … Continue reading
Burning boat with gas on board is saved by the wakes of another boat.
It’s amazing. Up on two bare feet skimming along behind the boat and then… BAM! You’re gone.