In this video we'll show you 30 major accidents, and you'll see many of them through the eyes of sailors. Full speed ahead, let's go! The clip shot with the yacht was a very good save for the captains. They were waiting for a bridge to open in a very narrow port and the electronic throttle remained wide open and he had 5 seconds to decide what to do. He chose the cheapest safest place, which was a wooden pier rather than another boat or a bridge with vehicles on it.
4:50 The captain decided to proceed at full speed to effectively lower the buoyant line to cause the forward of the ship to "bite" more into the water, and so he did. Very impressive maneuver.