Sunday, December 13, 2009

Sailing Through Sundays on The JC: Skippers I Have “Known”



Thought it might be fun to post together all the skippers that I have been on the JC with; I have recently started a tradition of photographing the skipper each time I ride on this attraction. Here is my collection so far.















Daveland reader Evan writes: “Before the new costumes started up, Skippers were able to make theirs unique; one had a pithe helmet, another wore WWI spats, Brittany's thing was a flower in her hat; mine was camo netting (jungle moss) in each epilate of the jacket (signifying the 2 times i have fallen into the river)..."no matter how many times I shower it keeps growing back"





See more vintage (and current) Jungle Cruise photos on my regular website.

5 comments:

William Bezek said...

Well, well, well Dave, you have "known" all those skippers?
You're a regular Jungle Cruise Backseat Betty.

AmyR said...

What's the Jungle Cruise version of the Mile High Club? ;)


I think this is a great idea. I always at least try to remember their names. We had the best skipper lately (funniest one ever actually), and I wish I could recall his name. Ah well. I like the embellished hats!

Davelandweb said...

Maybe I should have been a little more careful on my wording! Thanks to both of you for putting a smile on my face today!

Anonymous said...

No why didn't I think of this when I worked the JC? Took it all for granted. Now it's just distant memories...including when management initially trialed a couple ladies as skippers (mid 70's). Didn't work out (guest complaints no less) and we returned to an all male crew. Actually we preferred it that way too. Oh well, times change.

Anti said...

I want to see a picture of John Lasseter as a skipper or a sweeper. How fun!