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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 4:01 pm 
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I had a really fun time out today on my TI watching Superboats go by as they get ready for the offshore races tomorrow in Sarasota. I'm a huge superboat fan (former powerboat racer) so just watching and listening to these boats is one the coolest things I know. With my TI I had a Birdseye view of the boats, but only have a sucky Iphone so sorry about the video quality.
One of the boats was just sitting in the water, I think they were working on the motor, I paddled up and asked if they needed a tow, they declined. One thing that I didn't know is the wakes those boats generate are huge, ( some of those boats are over 40 ft long so their huge) .

enjoy:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtScPGyi7Ow&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NzptmujLSA&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMiT_5eG3es&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwscc1wxr5c&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 4:05 pm 
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I'll be they thought you were joking when you asked if they needed a tow.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 4:51 am 
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For those interested here is a replay of the live broadcast of the race, you can find it here ( http://new.livestream.com/sbi/sarasota2013 ) this is the biggest superboat event in the world (http://superboat.com/) and it was really fun to be there. We had about 50 in our group right on the beach and we had a giant floating raft that we watched the races from (you can see our blue raft in the foreground at minute 28). Our best friends brother was one of the owner/drivers so we were rooting them on.
Wife doesn't allow me to take the TI out on race day (too many drunk wannabe racers).
Bob


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:21 am 
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iPhones can produce some great HD vids actually. My iPhone 5 vids are close on the heels of my GOPRO Hero 2.

Pete


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