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Old 06-26-2013, 07:30 AM   #1
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Default Aquapalooza: Ponce Inlet / DI

Too soon to start planning? It starts July 19th. Will have the GF, her little sister from the UK, and some other wimmin on board.

Raft up and BBQ? Who's in?
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Old 06-26-2013, 07:32 AM   #2
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will be there for sure great party
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Old 06-26-2013, 07:39 AM   #3
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I'm in. Probably bring 8-10. Possibly two other boats.

Always wanted to go to one. Is it a multiple day event or one day?
Do they have a website for it?
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I found it. Here's the registration page.
http://aquapalooza.com/Page.aspx/pag...-Near-You.aspx

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Old 06-26-2013, 07:44 AM   #4
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Don't know much about it yet...
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:21 AM   #5
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It says the event is from 10am until 4 on July 20. On the south side of the island.
I might have to spend the night before and rope off a THT section.
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We will have to get there EARLY if it starts at 10! Im in.

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Count me in!
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Any suggestions on where to stay at or near Ponce with a 35CC that will put me close to the Aquapalooza / DI action?
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Any suggestions on where to stay at or near Ponce with a 35CC that will put me close to the Aquapalooza / DI action?
Are you wanting a lodging with a dock, or just somewhere to leave the boat in the water overnight?

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Are you wanting a lodging with a dock, or just somewhere to leave the boat in the water overnight?

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Prefer to leave boat in the water but will settle on a place that has room for it on the trailer. I am also willing to run a a bit in order to use a decent ramp vs dealing with the "crowd" in order to launch close to DI.
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Prefer to leave boat in the water but will settle on a place that has room for it on the trailer. I am also willing to run a a bit in order to use a decent ramp vs dealing with the "crowd" in order to launch close to DI.
If I were you I'd put the boat in at Halifax Harbor. Get a slip there or travel a mile or two north to Loggerhead and stay there. They have a great bar and restaurant.

Inlet Harbor and Down the Hatch are right on top of DI.

I like to run at least some to the destination. It's around 30 minutes to DI from Loggerhead.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:42 AM   #12
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BR... Call Inlet Harbor. They have overnight docking and their own personal ramp.
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I'll be there, be nice to meet some fellow THT members. Look for a Kenner 21' bay boat with t-top & 150 opti
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Thanks for the lodging info guys. I will check a few of these places out and see which one suits me best. Word is now getting around that Aquapalooza in Jax is canceled and it looks like some of those folks may come to Ponce on the 20th.
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July 19th? It's a Friday...
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:49 AM   #16
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20th... from 10a till 4p.

Which means people will start on Friday and end sometime on Monday.
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Thanks for the lodging info guys. I will check a few of these places out and see which one suits me best. Word is now getting around that Aquapalooza in Jax is canceled and it looks like some of those folks may come to Ponce on the 20th.
It's not cancelled, it's moved...to the Conch House , so it's basically cancelled.

Maybe I'll shoot down there instead, I've got lots of family in NSB.
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It's not cancelled, it's moved...to the Conch House , so it's basically cancelled.

Maybe I'll shoot down there instead, I've got lots of family in NSB.
I wonder how the Conch House plans to accommodate the size crowd that was at Ft Goerge last July + the new folks from St Augustine that will show?
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I wonder how the Conch House plans to accommodate the size crowd that was at Ft Goerge last July + the new folks from St Augustine that will show?
It won't be as big. They were telling people to use the sandbar across from the docks but that's like this |...| big. It'll be a cluster for sure, I won't be caught anywhere near that this year. I know a lot of people with the same shared opinion.
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It won't be as big. They were telling people to use the sandbar across from the docks but that's like this |...| big. It'll be a cluster for sure, I won't be caught anywhere near that this year. I know a lot of people with the same shared opinion.
Come down and join us at DI on the 20th. There is plenty of room there and it sounds like there may be a big THT party within the Aquapalooza festivities.
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