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Forum: Northeast
Today, 10:56 AM
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Posted By ghargraves

Glad to see this thread is still going and so...

Glad to see this thread is still going and so many continue to contribute. Work has been absolutely crazy this summer (however, much better than not having anything to do), so very limited time out...
Forum: Northeast
11-05-2018, 05:01 PM
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Posted By ghargraves

Threw from Rye Saturday and Lloyd Harbor beach...

Threw from Rye Saturday and Lloyd Harbor beach Sunday. Hard to see any action on Saturday with the wind and there was virtually no action on Sunday. Caught a couple of schoolies Saturday, got hit...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,625
Posted By ghargraves

I just noticed you're in VA Beach. The Tides was...

I just noticed you're in VA Beach. The Tides was designed and built by one of the family members from the Tides Inn.
Forum: Northeast
10-09-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,625
Posted By ghargraves

I’m out of Rye but ‘grew’ up in CSH.

I’m out of Rye but ‘grew’ up in CSH.
Forum: Northeast
10-08-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,625
Posted By ghargraves

We went through a similar situation. Had a Wilbur...

We went through a similar situation. Had a Wilbur 31 - wonderful DE boat that cruised about 17k in all kinds of conditions. Needed something faster and trailer-able. Stumbled on a Tides 27 with...
Forum: Northeast
10-05-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Spent last weekend on the hard in Lloyd Harbor....

Spent last weekend on the hard in Lloyd Harbor. Tons of bait just off the beach, occasionally within casting distance, at Lloyd Harbor town beach. Cocktail blues keeping them busy. Also casted off a...
Forum: Northeast
09-04-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Threw poppers, Hogys and DDs at Scotch Caps mid...

Threw poppers, Hogys and DDs at Scotch Caps mid afternoon, about 90 minutes before high tide on Sunday. The DDs got bumped multiples times but couldn't hook up. Watched one good size schoolie follow...
08-02-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,539
Posted By ghargraves

Winter bulds spectacular looking boats. ...

Winter bulds spectacular looking boats.

That would be a challenging tender. Yes, I see the heavy tow eye on the bow. But I also see that anchor sticking way out, outboards, bow flare, etc....
Forum: Northeast
07-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Went out with the kids for a quick swim in the...

Went out with the kids for a quick swim in the Sound yesterday afternoon. Saw a lot of small schools of bunker, although not much action, between Milton Harbor and Lattingtown on LI. Most of the...
Forum: Northeast
07-01-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Went out yesterday with the family and a bunch of...

Went out yesterday with the family and a bunch of the kids friends. Saw a lot of surface action, assume it was bunker, in the Sound, mostly about 1 mile off Bayvile.
Forum: Northeast
06-23-2018, 05:22 PM
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Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Scotch Caps is the chain of rocks and "islands"...

Scotch Caps is the chain of rocks and "islands" that are to starboard coming into Milton Harbor (Rye). Hen Island, which is west of Scotch Caps, starts the other side of Milton Harbor, and separates...
Forum: Northeast
06-23-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Went out for a while today to recharge the...

Went out for a while today to recharge the batteries - electronics were on since last weekend. Anyway, it continues to be snotty and rough, threw a few poppers at Scotch Cap. Nothing. Went back to...
Forum: Northeast
06-19-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Between work and family, haven't had time to...

Between work and family, haven't had time to fish. This past weekend, however, marked a lot of bait between Scotch Caps and Captains Island. Seemed particularly active around the rocks and markers...
05-08-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,615
Posted By ghargraves

One of the best threads ever on THT, for so many...

One of the best threads ever on THT, for so many reasons
Forum: Northeast
05-06-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Sometimes the third time is a charm. Today I...

Sometimes the third time is a charm. Today I landed (and released, which I hope goes without saying) three schoolies, the largest about 24", plus a bunch of hits, after nothing the prior two...
04-24-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By ghargraves

Really appreciate this detailed response - thank...

Really appreciate this detailed response - thank you.
Forum: Northeast
04-22-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Encouraged by Dgny's report, went out at low tide...

Encouraged by Dgny's report, went out at low tide off the rocks off Rye. Tried soft baits and DDs. Nada but a great day to be on the water.
04-22-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By ghargraves

I've been looking for a tender that seemingly...

I've been looking for a tender that seemingly doesn't exist: (1) easy to row, which a RIB is not, because removing, stowing, and then remounting the engine can be a hassle with a lot of guests on...
04-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By ghargraves

I'm thinking about converting a Black Watch 30,...

I'm thinking about converting a Black Watch 30, assuming I can find a dry a hull. Yes, I know balsa core can be an issue but for my needs, specifically towing long distances several times a year, the...
04-21-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By ghargraves

OCTenders

Anyone with first hand experience with OCTenders from New Zealand? Particularly interested in how they row and high speed towing.

Thanks

Gordon
04-21-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By ghargraves

Naval Architect Recommendation

Considering acquiring a 30' twin inboard for a conversion to twin outboard with floatation bracket. Would like to consult with a naval architect and would appreciate recommendations.

Thanks
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Forum: Northeast
04-08-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,582
Posted By ghargraves

You've picked one of the best places on earth,...

You've picked one of the best places on earth, IMHO. There is no where else I would rather be than the Acadia area in AUGUST - more crowded, in the Park, but typically better weather. However, there...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-07-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,428
Posted By ghargraves

Here you go (no affiliation): ...

Here you go (no affiliation):

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boats-sale-wanted/908089-dusky-offshore-boat-final-price-drop-7500-a.html

Might be tough to get a loan against this but if hull and...
Forum: Northeast
03-02-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 114,969
Posted By ghargraves

Subscribed, thanks for starting this thread and...

Subscribed, thanks for starting this thread and here is to a productive 2018 season
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-28-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,428
Posted By ghargraves

Agree that you should also be thinking about...

Agree that you should also be thinking about starting to save for retirement (spend some time on Fidelity or Schwab's websites - it doesnt take much to start a retirement accout). Also think about...
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