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Old 05-09-2018, 07:14 AM   #21
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Full keel and protected prop on my Mainship 34 makes me think about purposefully beaching the boat at my local sand bar @ a good low/high tide for a good cleaning/inspection..

Haul out is very very far away.
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Old 05-13-2018, 05:48 PM   #22
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Its when not if

Yep-its LindaLee out of Venice,Fl. on an outgoing tide, What you cannot see is the owner beating himself up for not paying enough attention to the reef and channel markers.
Fortunately, we were 100yards from Abaco Yacht Service,pulled and fixed the props and were able to leave 3 days later for West End . Great service from Scott & Crystal.
Have touched bottom several times over 60 years of boating but theres always an a feeling of stupidity when it happens.

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Greetings,
Mr. rc. "...theres always an a feeling of stupidity when it happens."

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Yep-its LindaLee out of Venice,Fl. on an outgoing tide, What you cannot see is the owner beating himself up for not paying enough attention to the reef and channel markers.
Fortunately, we were 100yards from Abaco Yacht Service,pulled and fixed the props and were able to leave 3 days later for West End . Great service from Scott & Crystal.
Have touched bottom several times over 60 years of boating but theres always an a feeling of stupidity when it happens.

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We've all been in similar trouble!! Glad you got a good recovery.
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a great reason to own a boat with a keel!
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Old 05-14-2018, 10:18 AM   #28
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Yep-thats LindaLee. Luckily we were about 100 yds from Abaco Yacht Service where we had her hauled,props "tuned"and launched in 3days. Thanks to Scott and Crystal.
I have touched bottom several times in my 60 years of boating from Maine to Bahamas but this one (confused about a channel marker) left me feeling stupid. Not a mark on her hull,shafts or rudder.
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Yep-thats LindaLee. Luckily we were about 100 yds from Abaco Yacht Service where we had her hauled,props "tuned"and launched in 3days. Thanks to Scott and Crystal.
I have touched bottom several times in my 60 years of boating from Maine to Bahamas but this one (confused about a channel marker) left me feeling stupid. Not a mark on her hull,shafts or rudder.
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I've "parked" a boat in the Bahamas (our word for running aground)!

That came after my wife pointed to an aground boat one day, and asked, "Why are they parked there?"

Part of boating fun!
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Seen this 42 ST in Guana. Next day past him on the rocks entering Black Sound Green Turtle Cay. Props damaged but otherwise intact. Attachment 75807
Could you read the name on that boat?
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I'm guessing you didn't read the entire thread?
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Yep-its LindaLee high and dry, Fortunately Abaco Yacht Service was 150 yds away- we were hauled ,props fixed and on our way in 3 days. Scott and Crystal were great.
After 60 years of boating Maine to Panama and a few bottom hits it still feels stupid to misread channel markers.
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Going aground

After 45 years of cruising Maine to Key West the WHEN NOT IF got me again.
A narrow channel and not paying enough attention got me. Fortunately Abaco Yacht Service yard was 100 yds away and Scott and Crystal took care of us. Only damage was bent props. Moving at 3kts does help but is still costs $$

Three days later LindaLee cruised back to Miami and onto Sarasota at 16kts with good weather.

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After 45 years of cruising Maine to Key West the WHEN NOT IF got me again.
A narrow channel and not paying enough attention got me. Fortunately Abaco Yacht Service yard was 100 yds away and Scott and Crystal took care of us. Only damage was bent props. Moving at 3kts does help but is still costs $$

Three days later LindaLee cruised back to Miami and onto Sarasota at 16kts with good weather.

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Glad all is ok!! are you in Sarasota now?
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After 45 years of cruising Maine to Key West the WHEN NOT IF got me again.
A narrow channel and not paying enough attention got me. Fortunately Abaco Yacht Service yard was 100 yds away and Scott and Crystal took care of us. Only damage was bent props. Moving at 3kts does help but is still costs $$

Three days later LindaLee cruised back to Miami and onto Sarasota at 16kts with good weather.

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I like happy endings, glad it all worked out, safe passage!
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Old 07-10-2018, 06:03 PM   #37
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NOT IF_ITS WHEN/LindaLee

After 40 years of cruising Maine to Georgetown-plus a couple of trans-atlantics I am always surprised at the errors I make ,albeit, not many. Fortunately again only bent props-like this one.. Abaco Marine Service took good care of us and had us underway in three days.

After 3years/1100 engine hours/8-10,000 miles of great cruising LindaLee will be put up for sale next week. Time for a smaller fishing boat.

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