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Old 09-02-2019, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by AlreadyThere View Post
To be fair the sign is pointing the wrong way.

Any lawyer should be able to not only dismiss the case quickly but Sue the sh1t of the town for erroneously putting in the do not park sign in backwards .

Clearly the guy who put the sign in should be fired immediately, that was very careless of him.
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:12 PM
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It almost looks like he's "pre-positioning" the boat to look like the storm washed it up...very strange.
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:14 PM
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LOL!!!!!! "Mad Money"!!!!!


Mad cuz they don't have the money to own a boat........

My buddy is an insurance adjuster. He was getting Florida hurricane claims at 10am this morning. The storm is still 24+ hours out, stalled in the Bahamas!!!!

Good job with the pics! Now who here knows how we can make sure this POS doesn't get an insurance claim off of this???
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:14 PM
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His insurance company would love this thread
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:15 PM
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Maybe he wants to clean hull bottom.....

The used to beach wood ships at high tide in the carribean to remove barnacles and buildup. Particularly pirates....who needed ships to be fast.


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Old 09-02-2019, 05:17 PM
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It was already on the evening news. I’m sure they’d like to have the backstory provided above but I don’t have any contacts there.
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by AIKO AIKO View Post
Don't most Insurance Companies pay for a Haul during a storm?
Mine pays for half up to a certain dollar amount that I don't even come close to.
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:21 PM
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He beached it on the North side of the pocket of a N NW blowing storm . Hope the insurance company can figure that out if that's what it is.

For those with more knowledge than me, this area has a gradual drop off. As the tide ebbed could the weight of the boat cause the props to breach the hull or was there likely a breach before he beached it? I don't think there was enough list as he keeled over to allow wake water to get over the gunwale to fill up the cockpit.
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:27 PM
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Water came in thru the scupper, not over the gunnel

His stbd engine is filled with water thru exhaust listed like that

Most likely panic set in after unable to find safe harbor, paired with some engine issues (smoke), desperation is an ugly cologne
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:38 PM
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Martin County Sheriff will write him a parking ticket. Sign by the entrance says trailer boat parking only
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:44 PM
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Martin County Sheriff will write him a parking ticket. Sign by the entrance says trailer boat parking only
There were two or three patrol cars and one boat who addressed the situation. I don't think he got a ticket but the boat folks and I in my boat were chuckling at him. Granted, we're all rednecks down here to the yankees but we were chuckling, "Not from round here."
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Misterfu02 View Post
Looks like insurance fraud in the making.
my thought exactly.
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:56 PM
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I’d say call the police. These are the reasons why all our insurance goes up yearly...that was 100% uncalled for and seems like a setup. Why the hell would anyone want to travel towards the storm?
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Old 09-02-2019, 05:57 PM
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You should see how Jersey folks park!
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Old 09-02-2019, 07:15 PM
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wow
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Old 09-02-2019, 07:23 PM
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Captain Ron? Or Nate?
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Old 09-02-2019, 07:29 PM
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I would say he almost certainly filled both engines with water coming back up from the exhaust.
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Old 09-02-2019, 07:58 PM
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Then there's the running gear... (props, shafts, struts and rudders ) That ain't cheap.
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Old 09-02-2019, 10:59 PM
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What Ps me O is that he's parked diagonally, taking up more than one spot. That is a real douche move.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:14 AM
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Originally Posted by mbb View Post
Maybe he wants to clean hull bottom.....

The used to beach wood ships at high tide in the carribean to remove barnacles and buildup. Particularly pirates....who needed ships to be fast.


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He's a pirate alright.... an insurance pirate.
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