Boat Safety begins not with oars, but with determination and courage. Each vessel, port and starboard, must be deemed seaworthy. Each sailor in aforementioned vessels employ must be judged by a court of the deep seas as being buoyant and intrepid. For every barnacle accounted, there must be a jib, pulley, and aft. When the nigh winds howl at ye wooden leg, a boat safety expert must welome them not with merely a grimace, but a defiant scowl, your good eye glistening with the grit of the anticipation of battle. To safely maneuver a boat from one channel to another strait, from these waters to those shores, from bay to bight to tomorrow’s evanescent anchorage, a true practitioner of boat safety must muster an unparalleled depth of knowledge of all things life preserver, choke, and mast. Unto each sail, may ye flap in safe waters, and unto each mooring may ye sway in safe harbor, for where the creed of boat safety travels, thereunto all men shall be safe boating.
Some unimaginative people might try to convince you that roller-skating through mid-town traffic in order to get to the posh, electro-pop party of your subway fantasy daydreams is not the best idea you could come up with on a lazy tuesday afternoon during a heat-wave in mid-august. This video, decidedly, is populated with a completely different type of social demographic.
Filmed on location in mid-town Manhattan and at Skate 22 in Union New Jersey.