A groom filmed naked by an RAF helicopter crew after he stripped with his stag party on a boozy fishing trip had told his bride-to-be they were going — WINE-TASTING.
Cheeky Dave Lloyd, 25, told his 24-year-old fiancee that he would be sampling fine wines during his stag do in Wales last weekend.
But instead he and nine friends went on a boozy fishing trip where they stripped naked for two hours in front of the shocked captain.
Their full-monty show was caught on camera after an RAF helicopter carrying a BBC film crew was called out to investigate the ”suspicious boat”.
Dave, from Bradley Stoke, Bristol, has now admitted that his future wife was a ”bit shocked” when pictures of the naked stag party appeared on the internet.
He said: ”I told her we were going to be wine tasting but I was pretty sure she didn’t believe me.
”She had a bit of a shock when the pictures started appearing in the papers but to be fair she has been really good about it.
”When the captain went below we all dropped our trousers so when he came back we were all naked from the waist down but then my best man decided we should go the full monty.
”We saw the helicopter and then watched as it banked and came down to take a look. We could see the guys inside the cockpit and they were all waving at us.
”I have to admit it was pretty cold and windy but we had been out the night before and had got a few beers down us on the boat as well.”
His fiancee, who asked not be named, added: ”I knew he wouldn’t be doing what he said all along because I know him far too well – I just think it’s hilarious that he got caught out so publicly.”
Dave’s best man Nick Woore, 25, hired the fishing boat Blue Thunder for a four-hour trip around Swansea Bay, South Wales, on Saturday.
The cruise began as normal but when skipper Mark Thomas went below into his cabin the 10-strong stag party stripped naked.
The boat was then spotted by coastguards off Mumbles Head and a passing RAF Sea King rescue helicopter was drafted in to investigate.
When the pilot spotted the naked stag party he dropped an orange flare, while a BBC cameraman who had been onboard filmed the bizarre event.
Dave had told his bride-to-be, who he is marrying in Cyprus next month, that the group were going wine tasting – in a direct echo of comedy film The Hangover.
His best man Nick, from Downend, Bristol, said: ”We decided to drop anchor when the captain went into his cabin. It’s fair to say we were caught with our trousers down.”