Lets just move ahead and not dwell on the past.
I very much doubt you will be able to take that advice. Indeed you didn't when mentioned the contretemps with the floating tree and just enough of the consequences to elicit sympathy which is misplaced because anybody who goes out there on the wild waves deserves all they get and ought to be made to pay the full cost of their dude derring-do.
We had a brave intrepid soul who went up Ben Nevis in shorts, open-neck shirt and hush-puppies and a blizzard came on as they often do up on mountains which is why only idiots go there. It was reported that it cost £2million to get the silly sod back to where he belonged.
I've never heard of a Gypsy going in for any of that stuff. Are you a dude Gypsy fm?