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06-14-2019, 07:12 AM
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Views: 1,790
Posted By captainmarknc

I was referencing class time and what you cover....

I was referencing class time and what you cover. You also have to document your days at sea and experience on either application.
06-14-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,790
Posted By captainmarknc

I took the course when it was offered in Dedham,...

I took the course when it was offered in Dedham, MA. The difference for Masters vs OUPV is deck general knowledge and a couple extra days of class as I recall.

It was a fun class to take! Good...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,452
Posted By captainmarknc

It's much harder to save money when you are...

It's much harder to save money when you are younger. Kudos to you if you can.

I suggest a goal of getting debt free in retirement. Your pension and outside investments should serve you well then....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,420
Posted By captainmarknc

I advised both my stepsons to work as...

I advised both my stepsons to work as waiters/bartenders Thursday - Sunday while in college. We paid all their expenses, this was their pocket money. Younger son worked at Outback and then a high end...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-10-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,420
Posted By captainmarknc

Usually those are the ones who don't tip period....

Usually those are the ones who don't tip period. Every thread he has to find something to hate/judge.

I tip 20% and that's a good tip. Why would I tip more? Most of the time the waiter/waitress...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-06-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 2,337,642
Posted By captainmarknc

Pretty good map! She has Narraganset Bay, Block...

Pretty good map! She has Narraganset Bay, Block Island, and even the bird sanctuary covered. I heard they are dredging Charlestown Breachway, which would be good for boaters.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-06-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,134
Posted By captainmarknc

When I was a kid, a marina owner's son had a...

When I was a kid, a marina owner's son had a (13'?) Boston whaler with a 50 on it he liked to take wave jumping. He flipped it over and got a heck of a black eye.

Didn't stop him, his father made...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-04-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 2,337,642
Posted By captainmarknc

I had an Olds 98 diesel, 1981, I think. Big,...

I had an Olds 98 diesel, 1981, I think. Big, heavy car, but that thing loved to eat starters.
05-30-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,084
Posted By captainmarknc

Here's one. 2015 INFINITI QX80 Wilmington,...

Here's one.

2015 INFINITI QX80 Wilmington, North Carolina | Seasell Auto (http://usedcars.seasellauto.com/web/used/INFINITI-QX80-2015-Wilmington-North-Carolina/48001713/)
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,449
Views: 274,497
Posted By captainmarknc

I am a buy and hold guy. I will wait for that pop...

I am a buy and hold guy. I will wait for that pop in 2 weeks to sell some, but will likely hold this long term unless Goldman Sachs or someone starts manipulating the price.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,726
Posted By captainmarknc

Sears, Western Auto, McDonalds, and of course...

Sears, Western Auto, McDonalds, and of course Harley Davidson - all American icons.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,449
Views: 274,497
Posted By captainmarknc

Just acquired 2k more shares, stock already up $2...

Just acquired 2k more shares, stock already up $2 before my broker could pull the trigger. Let's hope for a nice pop later.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-28-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3,449
Views: 274,497
Posted By captainmarknc

So sorry to hear of your illness. I will be...

So sorry to hear of your illness. I will be praying for a recovery and, remember, miracles happen all the time! I have witnessed them. I appreciate the updates and continued advice that help all who...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,449
Views: 274,497
Posted By captainmarknc

Good info. thanks! There is a big difference in...

Good info. thanks! There is a big difference in market caps with AMD (28B) and Intel (200B).

How much will this limit upward price movement?
05-26-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 226,366
Posted By captainmarknc

Props to Jimmy Buffet. Not only does he make our...

Props to Jimmy Buffet. Not only does he make our sport/lifestyle more enjoyable with his music, but he takes our pinnacle boats and improves them!
Who would think you could improve a Freeman?

I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,958
Posted By captainmarknc

In a comparison between the 2017 Acura NSX and...

In a comparison between the 2017 Acura NSX and the 2017 Nissan GT-R (https://www.motortrend.com/cars/acura/nsx/2017/2017-acura-nsx-vs-nissan-gt-r/), the NSX beat the GT-R: “Although we’re...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-24-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,958
Posted By captainmarknc

NSX is a thing of beauty that will hold it's...

NSX is a thing of beauty that will hold it's value better than the GTR. You can also get an NSX without all the carbon fiber add ons and save $40k. If you live near the smokies, one of those...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 59,411
Posted By captainmarknc

I think James is Alex Trebek's swan song. And...

I think James is Alex Trebek's swan song. And his best contestant ever.
05-20-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By captainmarknc

This for sure. :thumbsup:

This for sure. :thumbsup:
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-20-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,364
Posted By captainmarknc

Congratulations on your new show! One word,...

Congratulations on your new show! One word, Awesome!!!

The excellent cinematography definitely got my attention. I also enjoyed the land based adventures and that would also appeal to my wife....
Forum: The Carolinas
05-19-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,190
Posted By captainmarknc

If it was recently re-done, that doesn't leave a...

If it was recently re-done, that doesn't leave a lot to speculate about. Those hulls are strong, tough to hole, and losing a plank since it was redone doesn't seem likely. Dropping a shaft is my...
05-19-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,188
Posted By captainmarknc

Fools! They don't even realize the real treasure...

Fools! They don't even realize the real treasure is that boat!

Yeah man, those rugs are really worth getting excited about. :roll
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-19-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By captainmarknc

I live near a swing bridge on the ICW and used to...

I live near a swing bridge on the ICW and used to listen to that traffic, but one of the bridge tenders is a rude SOB and that got old quickly. Always have it on while fishing or cruising, never know...
05-19-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By captainmarknc

And I think you need a fuel tank to go with that...

And I think you need a fuel tank to go with that motor. Maybe a helm station, not essential if you have tiller steer, but I think a cockpit is a must, otherwise where you gonna fish?
05-19-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,856
Posted By captainmarknc

Here's one that meets most of your criteria! ...

Here's one that meets most of your criteria!

://usedcars.seasellauto.com/web/used/Mercedes-Benz-GLK-Class-2011-Wilmington-North-Carolina/48028605/...
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