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Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 78puget-trawler
Tried to leave a comment but didn't appear to...

Tried to leave a comment but didn't appear to work. Clicked on submit, nothing happened. Good grief.
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,756
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Have lived in Wa for over 60 years and I have...

Have lived in Wa for over 60 years and I have indeed heard the term for BC folk. Never made any sense to me but I have heard it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
OK, so yes, thanks.

OK, so yes, thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
"Nowhere does it say that cops must have probable...

"Nowhere does it say that cops must have probable cause for a traffic stop. All a cop has to do is see a traffic or other violation and he can make a stop"


Is that not probable cause? The...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Make a bit more fuss at hull speed?

Make a bit more fuss at hull speed?
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
I look at this way. Just because something is...

I look at this way. Just because something is legal doesn't make it right. Is it worth spending a million dollars to fight it? Only if you have several millions to play with, I don't.
Other thing is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Well just catching up on this "interesting"...

Well just catching up on this "interesting" thread! Some pure nonsense from some, smart stuff from others. Think I will decline from quoting others so as not to ruffle feathers, which I have been...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 11-08-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
I bet he was tickled pink right? LOL. Pulled...

I bet he was tickled pink right? LOL. Pulled similar stunts when working for WTB.
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Well obviously I meant that in a startle...

Well obviously I meant that in a startle response. Of course no sane person seeing armed CG crawling over the aft rail is going to run for his .38! That's just dumb. But suppose its dark, maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
That was really my point, verbal only, not...

That was really my point, verbal only, not resisting. We have had these discussions before and I agree, the courts have held, erroneously in my opinion that the CG at least has absolute authority to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
I think a Captain of his OWN vessel has every...

I think a Captain of his OWN vessel has every RIGHT to verbally object to being boarded by ANY LE done in a way that is sneaky or the CAPTAIN unaware of it. There is really little excuse for this to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,519
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Think if I had LE board without courtesy...

Think if I had LE board without courtesy permission or some contact I would have taken them to task right there and demanded an explanation. Followed up with complaints to on high. That's BS!
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By 78puget-trawler
We did one like that in the local yard here years...

We did one like that in the local yard here years ago. It was an old planked, long and skinny boat about 60'. Had a bunch of rotten planks which I replaced with house lumber! Then a couple of yard...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By 78puget-trawler
This. Last resort to keep it afloat a few more...

This. Last resort to keep it afloat a few more years.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 11-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Smaller mistake?? LOL. It was huge. My dad...

Smaller mistake?? LOL. It was huge. My dad used to tell me of dragging barges to AK thru the IP with nothing but a compass, a flashing sounder, a horn and his eyes, which weren't very good btw. ...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 11-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
All the techie stuff is nothing but a distraction...

All the techie stuff is nothing but a distraction from the obvious and real cause of the incident, which is non attention to duty, plain and simple. If they had been paying attention with their...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,324
Posted By 78puget-trawler
LOL. and all the lamestream news never tells...

LOL. and all the lamestream news never tells tales, right?:banghead: it is to laugh.:rofl:
Forum: Harbor Chat 10-31-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Way behind on the Breeze series books!

Looking over books on Amazon and remembered I had read one of the Mountain Breeze books by Ed Robinson, or was it two? Only one I guess. Went looking and found there is 5 in the series and not only...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-31-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By 78puget-trawler
LOL, beat me to it.:rofl:

LOL, beat me to it.:rofl:
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 10-31-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Was there two people on the bridge with...

Was there two people on the bridge with functioning eyeballs or not? No mystery here. Whomever was on the bridge, was not paying proper attention and the ship ran aground. No more complicated than...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,138
Posted By 78puget-trawler
I guess some are more easily disturbed than...

I guess some are more easily disturbed than others. I didn't see anything that he could have done and didn't. Not like there was bodies floating around in the bay to pick up and he ran to get his...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 10-30-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
The only thing readily apparent from this is...

The only thing readily apparent from this is simple. Nobody on watch in the wheelhouse was paying proper attention for whatever reason. Regardless all the other side issues, electronics, fatigue...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 10-30-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
The only two people that know for sure kept quiet...

The only two people that know for sure kept quiet didn't they? We may never know what actually happened up there.


I thought it was the 4th officer on the bridge, while the 2nd was down eating....
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 10-30-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By 78puget-trawler
I remember when this happened and also remember...

I remember when this happened and also remember seeing QOTN many times on the route to AK years ago. Really sad and it shows just how quickly things can go south if not paying attention. Sort of...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 10-29-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,615
Posted By 78puget-trawler
Never heard of it. You see the boat first, spend...

Never heard of it. You see the boat first, spend as much time as you want looking around for obvious problems. If you like the boat, make an offer and then all the rest, sea trials etc., if offer...
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