Those of us who sail are very familiar with a pitching deck. We usually strap ourselves to the boat so that we can't be lost overboard. Sometimes, as happened to me once in my early racing days, we can be tossed overboard and dragged but being attached to the boat makes recovery a lot easier. The following two part videos give a whole new perspective to "Pitching Deck." It makes you understand why Navy pilots are the best in the world - and I thank them all for their service.
Spoiler - have you ever seen 15 "bolters" and "wave-offs" in a row?
Fair winds and following seas
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