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Today, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By C Skip R

Customs charges $300 for a boat over 35ft. If...

Customs charges $300 for a boat over 35ft. If you have more than 3 people you pay $20 extra for each additional person. If less than 35ft its $150 plus $20 for more than 3 people.
Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By C Skip R

Call John Beale at Beale Marine & Casualty in...

Call John Beale at Beale Marine & Casualty in Jax. They have a company that will insure your 22ft vessel for the Bahamas. 904-399-0508
Today, 03:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,139
Posted By C Skip R

Funny also ran into the boat here at Hopetown and...

Funny also ran into the boat here at Hopetown and had a nice conversation with John and his wife. Assume he is the owner of the boat.
Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,139
Posted By C Skip R

Sorry, it was actually Saturday. There was a 42...

Sorry, it was actually Saturday. There was a 42 Freeman at the dock and thought that might have been them. Not alot of 42 Freeman's around.
Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By C Skip R

Very likely your port engine is running the power...

Very likely your port engine is running the power steering and this often causes it to run slightly higher temperature. Agree with Corndog no worries if it was me.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By C Skip R

The WYZE cameras are great and inexpensive.

The WYZE cameras are great and inexpensive.
Yesterday, 04:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,139
Posted By C Skip R

Do you know if the boat was docked at the Bluff...

Do you know if the boat was docked at the Bluff House Friday, 6/21.
06-24-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By C Skip R

Actually it is more crowded than it has ever been...

Actually it is more crowded than it has ever been so that doesn't fly. I feel much more comfortable and safe in the Abacos than I do many places in Florida. Yes it is expensive but it costs to...
06-24-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,139
Posted By C Skip R

Thanks for the update and really glad he is doing...

Thanks for the update and really glad he is doing okay. All the locals will tell you not to dive or spear fish off Spanish because of the shark issues. I heard that the boat was full of blood when...
06-23-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By C Skip R

Sure if your able to run 25 you should not have...

Sure if your able to run 25 you should not have an issue. If you don't have a chart showing the intracoastal from Jax to Ormond. I would get one. It will show you all the information and miles.
06-23-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,139
Posted By C Skip R

Shark bite at Spanish Cay

Don't know the details but he was taken to Treasure and I assume flown to Florida. Supposedly he speared a fish and had to come up for air and when he went back down to get the spear and fish he...
06-23-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By C Skip R

There is a wreck called the Oiler (very large)...

There is a wreck called the Oiler (very large) which is west of the fort in 140ft of water. We slayed many large fish on it back in the day. One was a 104 lb amberjack that was stoned on the first...
06-22-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By C Skip R

If you give us more information we maybe able to...

If you give us more information we maybe able to provide a better answer. What kind of boat, what's cruise speed? From Astor you can make Palaka easily in a few hours. Are you going to...
06-22-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By C Skip R

WTT or Buy a Yamaha 4s 250 - 2015 or newer

I currently have a Robalo R222 with 2015 Yamaha F200 4 stroke with 256 hrs on it. Excellent condition. I am considering a trade for F250 4 stroke 2015 or newer or possibly purchasing a new Yamaha...
06-21-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,670
Posted By C Skip R

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06-21-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,415
Posted By C Skip R

They do now you can hunt them with shotguns.

They do now you can hunt them with shotguns.
06-21-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,461
Posted By C Skip R

John and his company are a first class...

John and his company are a first class organization. Obviously, there was some miscommunication and I know John will get that straightened out. Sorry for your screw up but it occasionally happens...
06-20-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By C Skip R

Many marinas have installed new pedestals with...

Many marinas have installed new pedestals with new GFCI breakers causing alot of older boats to trip the shore power. My 05 was one of them. You may need to replace the galvanic isolator to correct...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,310
Posted By C Skip R

I guess the blue color is the reason they are...

I guess the blue color is the reason they are always on my Yamaha motor over here in the Abacos. They are vicious.
06-16-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By C Skip R

Yes it was included in Air Unlimited tickets but...

Yes it was included in Air Unlimited tickets but it is still amazing to me the price reflected varies so much. As long as i can remember there has always been a departure tax and i was coming over...
06-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,759
Posted By C Skip R

The dive shops don't set the rules and probably...

The dive shops don't set the rules and probably hope you will kill some lionfish but they could care less if your hauled off to jail. I advise against carrying scuba and any type of spear, pole,...
06-15-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By C Skip R

Bahama Departure Tax flying home to states

If you go on the website you find the departure tax is $15, $20, $29 or $36. Who do you believe? And people wonder what the regulations are in the Bahamas. Not sure they know. ...
06-15-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,011
Posted By C Skip R

You can still go to the Abacos just don't go that...

You can still go to the Abacos just don't go that far. Walkers, Grand, OBB, Freeport, Lucaya are all inside of 125nm if leaving from Ft Pierce or Stuart.
06-15-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By C Skip R

Its probably the battery switch. Remove and...

Its probably the battery switch. Remove and check the connections on the backside of the switch.
06-13-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By C Skip R

No heading sensor but that's not the issue. When...

No heading sensor but that's not the issue. When switching orientation from head up to north up and back to head up it remains in north up even when its showing I switched. If I reboot it will...
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