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Old 05-27-2018, 06:58 AM
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beach air has the ramp at the base of the bridge a few minutes away. We usually pull all the way to OI which is about 15 minutes.
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Old 02-13-2019, 05:40 PM
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Hey guys, bumping this up again!

I signed the contract to keep her at Beach Air. Just finished putting in new controls and have to do my 100hr spring service, but then dropping her off on the next trip down. Few questions still-
1- Still no reasonable place to clean fish down there? would be so much nicer to just bring home filets being 4-5 hours away.
2- To cover or not??? I have a full over the hard top cover that I normally keep on the boat even in the pole barn, but having it remote presents some concerns. In my yard, I keep all hatches on the boat open, and run a big box fan 24/7 under the cover to help reduce mildew on everything. I also still get some doing this...grrr. I'm pretty sure down there I won't have access to run electrical to the boat, and plus don't like the thoughts of the fan running with me being away for extended periods- so now, I really have to worry about mildew. Plus, I won't be there all the time to see if a big storm tears up the cover. Outside that, I don't like the idea of no cover, so I've been considering a console and LP covers, and maybe a small radome cover. (my OB cowls are already a little worn, ha) So, is it worse for mildew with a non-ventilated cover, or no cover but all the hatches closed up? Also a LP cover keeps those cushions from the sun, but leaves the coming bolsters exposed all summer.
3- Safety. Think I have anything to worry about there with things like the new carbon outriggers, or electronics being stolen? Especially if not all completely covered to keep goodies hidden from plain view? I know its not south FL, but had enough stuff walk away over the years, I'm not as trusting as I used to be.

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Old 02-13-2019, 06:00 PM
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I havenít had any issue with things walking away at Beach. For fish cleaning - thereís a cleaning table with water just over the small bridge before you get to the high bridge on the way back to Beach from OI. I usually stop and clean fish there.

Im interested in the cover/mildew discussion since Iíve been wondering the same thing. I donít cover but have lots of grime to clean after it sits for a while.
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Old 02-13-2019, 07:32 PM
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I doubt you'll have much problem with stealing unless it's someone else that keeps stuff there, which is highly unlikely.

Way easier for them to access boats in other less secure areas.
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Old 02-13-2019, 10:26 PM
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$200/month to store a boat on a trailer?? Is that the going rate in that area?
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Old 02-14-2019, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by JB2C View Post
$200/month to store a boat on a trailer?? Is that the going rate in that area?
$900/year, fenced in, and have water and pressure washer available.
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Old 02-14-2019, 09:51 AM
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That still sounds really high for a boat on a trailer. But a heck of a lot better than $200/month.
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Old 02-15-2019, 02:00 AM
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Originally Posted by NewMoon View Post
Check with Steve @ Joes Marine, I believe he has fenced in trailer storage across the street from his shop. You are 2-mins from a boat ramp.
I used to leave my boat boat at Joes. Reasonable price and good fenced in yard.

The dry stack is great option too.
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Old 02-15-2019, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by TUNAtunaTUNA View Post


I used to leave my boat boat at Joes. Reasonable price and good fenced in yard.

The dry stack is great option too.
I would prefer leaving a boat at Joe's Marine storage or OBX Marina. You have one of the best Marine Service shops on the East Coast right there. The last time I helped clean a boat at Beach Air's place the water was literally brown that we were washing with, that was several years ago and maybe it has cleared up or they have filtered since.
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Old 02-15-2019, 05:27 AM
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Originally Posted by NewMoon View Post
I would prefer leaving a boat at Joe's Marine storage or OBX Marina. You have one of the best Marine Service shops on the East Coast right there. The last time I helped clean a boat at Beach Air's place the water was literally brown that we were washing with, that was several years ago and maybe it has cleared up or they have filtered since.
beach air has gone through some major improvements. I have two boats at beach air and itís very nice. All entryís are monitored. Plenty of cameras watching. Super clean.
Joe has no security or fence.
I also have a boat at obx dry stack. Thatís nice also. Plenty of areas to clean fish and wash boat,
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:04 AM
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beach air has gone through some major improvements. I have two boats at beach air and itís very nice. All entryís are monitored. Plenty of cameras watching. Super clean.
Good to know! I've still only seen it from Google earth/streetview, Ha!

Still torn on the cover. I think I would definitely go no cover for the summer, but worried about the sun eating up the vinyl on the coming pads and transom bench. Plus no cover would be soooo much easier.
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Old 02-15-2019, 10:31 AM
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There are a few boats there with covers. Just make sure it is tied down good. The wind here is relentless and wouldn't take much to tear up a cover if it is not secured prooerly.
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Old 02-16-2019, 02:23 PM
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I keep mine there too and have been real happy with their setup. The only public cleaning table that I am aware of is the one mentioned above.
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