Let’s face, not everyone can master the art of alighting from a rigid inflatable boat when trying to carry out an elegant dismount.
Especially not when the said boat is trying to make a beach landing; With the man himself (Father Christmas) being the passenger who is trying to pull off the perfect ‘dismount’.
Well, the bearded festive character found out just why you should always keep an eye on the bow of a boat when trying to make a ‘magical’ entrance in front of a beach full of spectators.
In the video below, we see that father Christmas probably, on this occasion, wished that he would of brought along his trusty reindeer rather than relying on a local search & rescue service to drop him off.
And that is quite literally what they did; drop him off…
Still, at least no-one was around to film the incident.
As ‘Mr Christmas’ emerges from the scene, he looks more like Neptune rather that the festive icon who kids all around the world look forward to meeting each year.
You can only imagine what the poor kids must have thought as they gazed upon a soaked father Christmas with seaweed and salt crystals glistening off of his drenched beard.
And remember, if ever you attempt to jump off of the bow of a boat as it comes into the beach, then always make sure that your footing is free of any obstacles / trip hazards…
Ho Ho Ho.
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