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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-19-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,678
Posted By Dan M

My grandfather was the custodian of a large...

My grandfather was the custodian of a large apartment building. He had to shovel coal to the boilers to keep hot water and heat going for the tenants. I used to help him take the ash barrels out each...
11-19-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

In one item (1446) he mentions a friend named...

In one item (1446) he mentions a friend named Zaviours who was supposed to call him and come to help him before the storm, but didn't.
Forum: Northeast
11-16-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Dan M

Looks like a pirate flag flying from the mainmast!

Looks like a pirate flag flying from the mainmast!
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-12-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,065
Posted By Dan M

I guess I can understand (but not agree with) the...

I guess I can understand (but not agree with) the panic mode on toilet paper and towels, but what is the reason for the water? I haven't heard of any places where the taps were turned on an nothing...
Forum: Northeast
11-11-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Dan M

This question is best addressed to the marina you...

This question is best addressed to the marina you want to do business with. Some marinas allow work to be done and others do not. Another possible element is what type of work you are thinking about....
Forum: Northeast
10-05-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Dan M

Definitely bring the fishing gear. At this time...

Definitely bring the fishing gear. At this time of year the fish are on the move, so getting some fresh intel on what is happening is important and the bait and tackle shops are good sources. Beyond...
Forum: Northeast
08-13-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By Dan M

I'm confused. Normally a boat heading upriver...

I'm confused. Normally a boat heading upriver should have the red nuns on their starboard side to stay in the channel. Under those circumstances, the kayakers do not appear to be in the channel (at...
08-10-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By Dan M

Up until you added the information about...

Up until you added the information about limitations on launching and retrieving the boat where you live, I would have been sold on going for the 28, especially with the bonus of getting a larger...
08-09-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By Dan M

What is the weight of each of the boats? What is...

What is the weight of each of the boats? What is your current tow vehicle?I know you mentioned something about towing in mountainous terrain and that would add another dimension to that aspect of the...
08-09-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By Dan M

You know, looking at their 28 footer compared to...

You know, looking at their 28 footer compared to the 26 footer I would almost conclude that they set up the 26 the way they did on purpose in order to discourage going forward via the "outside"...
08-09-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Dan M

In Mass. it was possible to trade the boat...

In Mass. it was possible to trade the boat through a broker handling the sale to you and for you. The tax owed was then based on the difference in price. The premise was that you had already paid the...
08-09-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,194
Posted By Dan M

I'm 79. I had a nice 28" boat until the spring of...

I'm 79. I had a nice 28" boat until the spring of 2017 and often fished alone on it. That year, while getting the boat ready for launch, I fell off of a ladder and onto hardtop. I broke my pelvis and...
08-06-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dan M

Can the authorities seize any and all equipment...

Can the authorities seize any and all equipment (boats,m cars .trucks nets etc) used in these activities? If so they should do it.
08-04-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

It almost seems like everyone with the power to...

It almost seems like everyone with the power to do something just doesn't want to. It's as if they are all hoping he moves to another jurisdiction and the new place will inherit the problem. That 's...
08-04-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

Actually, there was one a while back on THT. The...

Actually, there was one a while back on THT. The coast guard stopped a vessel that turned out to be improperly equipped with life jackets. They impounded the boat, towed it to their docks and sent...
08-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

Actually, the CG can prevent further movement of...

Actually, the CG can prevent further movement of a vessel for all sorts of things and it does not have to be a vessel for hire. They can impound such a vessel until issues are remedied. This...
08-04-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

It can either mean that he is operating illegally...

It can either mean that he is operating illegally or it could mean that he doesn't think it is the inquirer's prerogative to ask this question. A Coast Guard inspection would determine the answer...
08-04-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

I have seen where local law enforcement has been...

I have seen where local law enforcement has been trying to deal with this on multiple occasions, but don't recall US CG being involved. A Coast Guard inspection should be able to determine whether...
08-02-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 165,472
Posted By Dan M

It looks like the storm is just getting into that...

It looks like the storm is just getting into that neighborhood at this point.
Forum: Northeast
07-31-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Dan M

This posting two above is correct. The only other...

This posting two above is correct. The only other way to legally use such a boat is if the boat was documented by the CG and the documentation was transferred to the new owner.
The bill of sale only...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By Dan M

This link provides a lot of the information on...

This link provides a lot of the information on the schedule. (https://www.wcvb.com/article/mayflower-ii-plans-to-make-sail-and-start-for-home-july-20/33336573#) She is due to arrive in Plymouth on...
07-17-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,518
Posted By Dan M

I had a Pursuit 2650 with a Volvo diesel and...

I had a Pursuit 2650 with a Volvo diesel and Volvo duoprop IO. I was leaving the harbor and once clear, in about 30 feet of water, began to take her up on plane. All of a sudden I felt something give...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-11-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,184
Posted By Dan M

I don't do it often, but sometimes just can't...

I don't do it often, but sometimes just can't help myself. One such occasion was when a man had launched his boat and gone out for the day. Upon return he succeeded in getting his boat on the trailer...
Forum: Northeast
06-14-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Dan M

I heard the CG Pan Pan from three different...

I heard the CG Pan Pan from three different stations all with the same message. It sounded like they had heard something and were unable to pin down where it had come from. They were asking anyone...
06-13-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Dan M

I just looked this up. The reason the town is...

I just looked this up. The reason the town is named Plantation is because of the company that was trying to establish a rice plantation in the early 1900's. It was not associated with the Civil War....
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