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Old 09-03-2019, 12:04 PM
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Looks pretty obvious to me what he is doing.
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Old 09-03-2019, 12:06 PM
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Looking at the Facebook profile pictures, just about every picture is a selfie. WTFF?

His girlfriend is not too shabby. I think she'll be looking for another captain at some point.

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Old 09-03-2019, 12:15 PM
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I have a bad feeling this boat will wind up with a couple of Yamaha's hanging off the back and starting a new thread in the future.
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:00 PM
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This is just too good!
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:11 PM
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His next Boat will be named "AZZHATT"
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:18 PM
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A) Who refers to their own boat as "The Yacht"?
B) so can I go over there and claim this as a salvage? right? Its sunk and there isn't a Capt onboard?
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:19 PM
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Stupidity isn't an excluded peril so he is likely in pretty good shape on his insurance claim.
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Misterfu02 View Post
Looks like insurance fraud in the making.
Yeah, thats what it looks like. always a few that throw out the insurance fraud BS. it's becoming the "Race card" of the boating world
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by prboat View Post
I have a bad feeling this boat will wind up with a couple of Yamaha's hanging off the back and starting a new thread in the future.

A pair of mud motors and he could drive it out of there this afternoon!
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Jerzypir8s View Post
A) Who refers to their own boat as "The Yacht"?
B) so can I go over there and claim this as a salvage? right? Its sunk and there isn't a Capt onboard?
If you pump it out and raise it, yes
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:40 PM
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No, you can't claim salvage.
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:45 PM
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I own a similar vintage Hatteras 38 such a shame
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:55 PM
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the boat name should have ended this conversation before it started. He's laughing at us poor folks, telling himself and wife, look how roud up these poor folks get over someone elses property. If he does indeed have mad money, this is the equvalent of a dollar to him. it's all relative. he's probably having a drink looking at a new 65 viking, as we speak.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Jerzypir8s View Post
A) Who refers to their own boat as "The Yacht"?
B) so can I go over there and claim this as a salvage? right? Its sunk and there isn't a Capt onboard?
b) if you know what you are doing, sure. there are laws around salvage. and you could be liable if you touch it and fuel starts leaking, etc.
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:10 PM
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Leaking fuel everywhere

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Old 09-03-2019, 03:15 PM
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by unobtanium View Post
If you pump it out and raise it, yes
No, there are no "salvage rights" in Florida. You cannot just take a boat because you find it somewhere. I'm guessing this is an insurance claim waiting to happen but his public Facebook profile and news attention is going to make this a tough sell to the adjuster.
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Knot Tight View Post
Stupidity isn't an excluded peril so he is likely in pretty good shape on his insurance claim.

Stupidity isn’t, but an intentional act is.
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:25 PM
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I"m betting the insurance company will sit on it for a long while, pickle the engine and hand the now POS back to him after 1-2 years. He will pay for his neglect and lack of planning
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Old 09-03-2019, 04:35 PM
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He can be fined for that fuel leak I'd guess...
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