Extreme Boat Launches

Extreme Boat Launches

Do-It-Yourself Pier Dangle
Gaviota Beach, California
Pucker Factor: High
Popularity: Low
Difficulty: Moderate
Best Boat: Any craft under 21 feet and less than 2,000 pounds
Gary Crabbe/EnlightPhoto.com

Extreme Boat Launches

Do-It-Yourself Pier Dangle
Gaviota Beach, California
Gary Crabbe/EnlightPhoto.com

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Pucker Factor: High
Popularity: Low
Difficulty: High
Best Boat: Power catamaran
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

African Cat Attack
Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
James L. Dekker/Fotoman.co.za

Extreme Boat Launches

Baja Beach Slide
Punta Arena, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Pucker Factor: High
Popularity: High
Difficulty: Moderate
Best Boat: Fiberglass panga
Tailhunter International LLC

Extreme Boat Launches

Daring Dorymen
Pacific City Beach, Oregon
Pucker Factor: High
Popularity: High
Difficulty: High
Best Boat: 20- to 22-foot locally built wood dory
Sandy Weedman

Extreme Boat Launches

Daring Dorymen
Pacific City Beach, Oregon
Sandy Weedman

Extreme Boat Launches

Seal Sub Launch
Pucker Factor: High (even for members of Seal Team 6)
Popularity: Very low
Difficulty: Very high
Best Boat: 12-foot roll-up inflatable
U.S. Navy SEALs