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Today, 08:34 AM
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Posted By k9medic

From the article in the paper - "Sources...

From the article in the paper -

"Sources believe the incident was an argument involving drug dealers."
Today, 07:22 AM
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Posted By k9medic

I mentioned this earlier.

I mentioned this earlier.
05-10-2019, 10:12 AM
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I donít know all the particulars, and Iím...

I donít know all the particulars, and Iím certainly not going to speculate.

The Coast Guard is typically not equipped to handle such significant events.

A case like this would probably take...
05-10-2019, 09:41 AM
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Posted By k9medic

Without going into variables and details, yes. ...

Without going into variables and details, yes. It's unfortunate but it's the facts and the optics of the event.

I hate to say it guys and gals, just because we are US citizens doesn't mean that...
05-09-2019, 03:46 PM
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Posted By k9medic

The military can do things that the civilian...

The military can do things that the civilian world cannot. It's as simple as that.
05-09-2019, 03:10 PM
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Posted By k9medic

Exactly the same. The FAA does not really...

Exactly the same. The FAA does not really differentiate. Most helicopters in the states would not have the range anyway. Maybe Palm Beach Trauma Hawk or Miami Children's but they too would have to...
05-09-2019, 01:34 PM
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Posted By k9medic

Some of you on this board know my "pedigree" so...

Some of you on this board know my "pedigree" so just to chime in with some "medevac" facts.

First, the USCG is the ONLY "medevac" organization that can fly in the Bahamas after dark since VFR...
05-09-2019, 01:21 PM
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Posted By k9medic

YES!!! Wellington is the man! He has saved me...

YES!!! Wellington is the man! He has saved me MANY headaches over the past year. I actually got 8 permits from him.
04-24-2019, 01:38 PM
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Views: 878
Posted By k9medic

I'm keeping my boat in GTC for 6 months. All of...

I'm keeping my boat in GTC for 6 months. All of the places are good. The island has changed a bit and the road is now paved to the club and the Bluff house. Getting from the north end to the south...
04-10-2019, 04:12 AM
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Views: 2,423
Posted By k9medic

I've crossed in a 23' jet boat in water where a...

I've crossed in a 23' jet boat in water where a whale fart would have been considered a huge wave. I have also crossed in a 45' boat when the forecast called for 1-2 with an 8 second period only to...
04-01-2019, 02:23 PM
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Views: 3,129
Posted By k9medic

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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pineapples dock on the New Plymouth...
03-16-2019, 05:04 AM
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Posted By k9medic

The Abaco island chain is pretty big so you're...

The Abaco island chain is pretty big so you're going to need to be more specific. As for the draft, 2.5' of water is easy stuff.
03-16-2019, 05:03 AM
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Views: 654
Posted By k9medic

I forgot the name of the kid that they sent out...

I forgot the name of the kid that they sent out to do mine in August of last year but I remember saying he was new but leaving soon. Pretty big job on my boat. He did a good job sketching it, but I...
03-15-2019, 08:49 AM
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Views: 2,065
Posted By k9medic

Since I can't afford to buy Tingum's place just...

Since I can't afford to buy Tingum's place just yet, we wound up leaving our big boat on GTC through the end of July ourselves. Thankfully we will be over several times a month.

Here is what hits...
03-15-2019, 08:45 AM
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Views: 654
Posted By k9medic

Castaway Customs did my boat.

Castaway Customs did my boat.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2019, 10:57 AM
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Views: 324
Posted By k9medic

I formed an LLC in order to buy a corporation. I...

I formed an LLC in order to buy a corporation. I then merged the corporation into the LLC, took the assets of the corporation, and dissolved the corporation.

If it is just you, an LLC is the way...
03-13-2019, 09:36 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By k9medic

I just crossed over March 3/4th. We...

I just crossed over March 3/4th.

We travelled at 8 knots and stayed at the Moore Haven City dock since we didnít make the 16:30 lock there. Had we gotten through we would have stayed at Roland...
03-08-2019, 12:16 PM
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Posted By k9medic

Seem to recall seeing one on Tuesday at...

Seem to recall seeing one on Tuesday at Sundowners on GTC. I'll check again next week.
03-02-2019, 01:40 PM
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Views: 664
Posted By k9medic

I just ran Clearwater to Cabbage yesterday in the...

I just ran Clearwater to Cabbage yesterday in the gulf. Came in Boca.

Draw 3.5í
02-26-2019, 01:19 PM
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Views: 12,221
Posted By k9medic

Recent report from west end from a cruiser friend...

Recent report from west end from a cruiser friend of mine - Had a reservation at OBB. Arrived and was told marina is closed. Sorry for your luck. Was able to tie up to the wall outside of customs.
02-26-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By k9medic

Uber. It's MUCH easier. I would not run that...

Uber. It's MUCH easier. I would not run that area at night unless I had to. In the daytime, just getting into the Gulfport Marina can be interesting.
02-22-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By k9medic

I have walked over to the gas station on the...

I have walked over to the gas station on the north side of the bridge in Labelle many times. Mostly it is because we ran out of beer on the crossing.
02-20-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By k9medic

Did that on a crossing a few years back in Moore...

Did that on a crossing a few years back in Moore Haven. Called the lock, told the guy we hit something in the canal and would be about 5 minutes late. He said as long as you are here by 1630 I...
02-19-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By k9medic

I've done this trip several times and will be...

I've done this trip several times and will be doing it again on 2/28.

It's pretty straight forward. Never hear of or come across the waterway being dried up...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,418
Posted By k9medic

I'm a UF graduate. It took me almost 17 years to...

I'm a UF graduate. It took me almost 17 years to complete my degree though. I even had to reapply and be re-admitted because of my hiatus. During that hiatus, I started a career, got married and had...
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