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Forum: Covid-19 03-28-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 585
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Posted By Group9
I read an article a few days ago, that pointed...

I read an article a few days ago, that pointed out that the best way to keep the Corona virus under control was to not have a free press, based on the rates different countries were getting it.

I...
Forum: Covid-19 03-28-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By Group9
We go to the Bahamas a lot. All I am seeing are...

We go to the Bahamas a lot. All I am seeing are Facebook posts from cruisers there, who think they have found one loophole after another, that conveniently lets them do exactly what they what to...
Forum: Covid-19 03-28-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By Group9
That thought has been running my head, too. ...

That thought has been running my head, too.

And, watching all the boaters who flaunted their rules, running for home for treatment, while leaving the Bahamians to cope with it with their very...
Forum: Covid-19 03-26-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By Group9
No sense in letting a pandemic interfere with...

No sense in letting a pandemic interfere with your vacation plans.
Forum: Covid-19 03-25-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By Group9
So your thought is that they are going to let you...

So your thought is that they are going to let you travel all over the Bahamas like nothing has happened?

I wouldn't be counting on that.
Forum: Liveaboards 03-25-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,808
Posted By Group9
I watched an Australian expertly dock his 130...

I watched an Australian expertly dock his 130 foot boat in Nassau one night on the outside pier at Hurricane Hole Marina (and, the current can rip through there) with no docking crew but his teenage...
Forum: Covid-19 03-24-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By Group9
I just can't believe it took them this long to...

I just can't believe it took them this long to come to that very sensible conclusion.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,347
Posted By Group9
I understand. We sold our sailboat and bought a...

I understand. We sold our sailboat and bought a power cruiser three years ago. Although I love our power boat, I sure miss the sailboat some days.

I wish I was rich enough to have kept both. ...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 03-22-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,094
Posted By Group9
I would imagine, that most of the at-risk...

I would imagine, that most of the at-risk Bahamians, on islands with limited or no health care facilities, would rather be a little poorer, than dead.
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,688
Posted By Group9
Anything can happen. The issue is, what's...

Anything can happen. The issue is, what's actually going to happen?

It's always been frustrating to me, that those who comply with mandatory evacuations during hurricanes, get their stuff stolen...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,688
Posted By Group9
It will probably have the force of mandatory...

It will probably have the force of mandatory evacuations for hurricanes. In other words, voluntary compliance only.
Forum: Power Systems 03-20-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,316
Posted By Group9
We had the whistle in the vent line on our last...

We had the whistle in the vent line on our last boat and it worked great, as long as you stopped filling the second it changed pitch.

Even a 2 or 3 second delay and you would get fuel coming out...
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-19-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,884
Posted By Group9
Good luck with your treatment. I was diagnosed...

Good luck with your treatment. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006 at 48 years old and had it removed.

As a way of encouragement, a good friend of high school, was diagnosed with...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,477
Posted By Group9
Documentation is still all that is needed in our...

Documentation is still all that is needed in our state. I did register my last documented boat with the state ( a whopping $26) , just to keep Florida from screwing with us as we passed through,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,409
Posted By Group9
When were there in 1973, staying at Camp...

When were there in 1973, staying at Camp Wilderness at Disney, they had small, outboard powered boats that you could rent and drive. My brother 13, and I, 15 at the time, were allowed to rent these...
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 03-08-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,844
Posted By Group9
I've always admired flush deck motor yachts. So...

I've always admired flush deck motor yachts. So when we decided to swap from sail to power, I told my wife, that that was the only style of boat I even wanted to look at. :)
Forum: General Maintenance 03-08-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,964
Posted By Group9
Personally, I have found using oil on the bit, to...

Personally, I have found using oil on the bit, to make a lot of difference, when trying to drill stainless.

But, I agree, that sometimes, it can easier to just take it to a professional, and say...
Forum: Power Systems 03-08-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,481
Posted By Group9
But, that's those other guys! Not any of us! ...

But, that's those other guys! Not any of us! :D
Forum: Power Systems 02-26-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,481
Posted By Group9
We have twins, and it would be so much nicer to...

We have twins, and it would be so much nicer to have just one engine in the middle for access. It's nothing to do maintenance on the inboard sides of our engines (zinc's etc.), but I curse like a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,596
Posted By Group9
Growing up where I did, you saw a lot of guys who...

Growing up where I did, you saw a lot of guys who owned construction companies, and large scale farming operations, and other businesses, that looked like the guy coming to fix your flat tire. One...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,111
Posted By Group9
My cousin's husband, went up to Maine with two...

My cousin's husband, went up to Maine with two friends one summer while they were in college in the 70's and bought a 25 foot wooden sailboat for $5000. They then spent the entire summer sailing it...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 16,402
Posted By Group9
Well, marinas, would certainly be on the short...

Well, marinas, would certainly be on the short list of people who might have a financial interest in prohibiting people from anchoring out.

If I had paid a lot of money for a law to be passed, I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,111
Posted By Group9
My thought as well. Was the guy who thought up...

My thought as well. Was the guy who thought up the "Pet Rock" and made a million dollars selling people a rock in a cardboard box, an idiot? Or was it the people who bought one from him? Or was it...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,385
Posted By Group9
Sea Foam has been around a long time. I've used...

Sea Foam has been around a long time. I've used it on my outboard motors a lot over the years, and it's pretty good at de-carboning the cylinders. I admit I don't understand the actual mechanics,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,523
Posted By Group9
Everyone has something they want, that if...

Everyone has something they want, that if granted, would restrict the rights of everyone else.
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