claymore wrote:The perfect combination for any boat going through the Crinan is 3
The skipper needs to be on shore doing all the work with the lines and opening and closing all the gates.
One crew member needs to glue themselves to the steering device - wheel or tiller and develop a set of white knuckles to communicate to the others that this job is not about to be relinquished.
The other just needs to stand there, they need a fat arse and it always needs to be in the way. They should regard each and every lock as if it were the first they had ever encountered and never develop skill, competence or intelligence.
They then need to wrestle the steering device from Crew 1 once in the bottom basin prior to the sealock.
They must then pay no attention to what is going on and T-bone as briskly as possible the biggest motorboat in the area.
It helps if the 2nd crew can be called Parahandy....
Sounds more like the Motley crew.