An 80′ Mast, a 65′ Bridge and Boat Balls

What does it take to get a sailboat with an 80′ tall mast beneath a bridge with a 65′ vertical clearance? It takes balls. Boat balls, which is to say, two heavy bags each filled with a ton of water, suspended from the masthead. An amazing video:

Boat Balls 2

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3 Responses to An 80′ Mast, a 65′ Bridge and Boat Balls

  1. Frank Atkinson says:

    Now I know why I studied geometry !!!!!!!!

  2. Kent Hobbs says:

    I am a Coast Guard Auxilist and teach Boating Safety and this would make a good topic for the classes to see. Is there any way I can get a copy for Boating Safety Classes???