So many dramatic videos end in disaster, but here's one where the boat and crew thread the needle to safety—thanks to excellent seamanship and a healthy dose of good luck. As this sailboat approaches a narrow harbor entrance, the skipper has prepared well: all the crew is in safety harnesses. Picking a line carefully, they are able to surf into the calm waters of the harbor unscathed—which seems rather miraculous, given the sea state.

Sailboat surfs through breakwater opening

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