Boat Ramp Rant!!!

Old 09-09-2011, 10:59 PM
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Default Boat Ramp Rant!!!

Labor day weekend, Military Gets a 4 day and I decided to go home (Daytona Beach area) and visit with family,
Well anyway Sunday Father in-law wants to take his Deck boat to Disappearing Island (Ponce Inlet) for some good times, Everything went well and had lots of fun, Get back to the ramp and its very busy as expected. Father in-law goes get the truck and I proceed to get the family out of the boat and onto the dock, Well just as I start to help my wife out of the boat while she was holding my sleeping 6 month old daughter a jet ski fires up and TAKES OFF (full throttle) right behind us. The wake just about knocks the wife over. Needless to say I was PISSED. Kid stops just a few hundred meters away, so I quickly unloaded a few things so I could move out of the way and let someone else move in to my spot. Well this dick decides to start doing donuts in the middle of the loading area. So I got so pissed and was about to go snatch this guy off the jetski. Just as I went to go do that he drove the Dang thing right into the mangroves. Someone on the fishing dock then Yelled at him, ( Of which was proceeded by laugh at him.) After that he just kept well away from the loading area waiting for his buddy.

The ramp is Always a place for comical dumb mistakes but that I would think is a COMMON SENSE NOT TO DO. NOT just a DUMB mistake.

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What else do you expect from a dumbass on a jet ski??? To bad FWC wassnt around.
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If it was the Dunlawton ramp it would have been better if he grounded it on Bird Sh*t Island.
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You can't stop stupidity,

but you can laugh at it!

Glad your wife and baby was OK.

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What a jury. Glad nobody was hurt
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Sorry, there's just no fixin' stupid...

I do feel your frustration though...
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Where was he parked?

You could have left a note for him on his truck.
Old 09-10-2011, 11:51 AM
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Public ramp-- on weekend-- better yet-- holiday weekend

And you were surprised something like that happened?
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Same thing happened to me last weekend, exactly minus the infant. Wife and kids unloading, dipshit on a wave-runner doing donuts at the base of the ramp tossing boats around. My boat with my wife driving. You can do allot to me but that crossed a line.

I owe my dog a new tennis ball because i never saw it again after it bounced off his noggin.

See that? Lemonade baby, lemonade.
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Originally Posted by Sprockets View Post
If it was the Dunlawton ramp it would have been better if he grounded it on Bird Sh*t Island.
And even better if I was at Deck Down Under having a cold beer to watch it live
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Beam me up Scotty. "There's no intelligent life here at the boat ramp"
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