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B.A.S.E. jumping from a sailboat mast

B.A.S.E. jumping from a sailboat mast Marco Waltenspiel performs a B.A.S.E. jump from a 40m high mast of a sail boat close to the St. Tropez harbour. The world has seen some interesting BASE jumps -- but this is one of the few in which 'B' could stand for 'boat'. Austrian skydiver Marco Waltenspiel envisioned the idea this summer of jumping from the not-exactly-steady platform at the top of the mast of the St. Tropez-based sailing yacht. At 42m, it's not the absolute longest BASE...

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