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Old 07-03-2005, 07:23 PM
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Going thru a no wake zone today in the busiest area of our lake,a girl on a PWC is idling directly across our bow,appears she doesn't see us,I am idling but hit full reverse to miss her,then I notice she is ON HER CELL PHONE.Do you need a phone to have fun on a PWC? Wish I could tell her dad what a ditsy daughter he has,but I guess he is paying for her phone anyway. Be careful out there everyone,it is a different world from the old days.I am trying to learn,but it's tough. Robert
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only thing i hate worst than raghangers are people using pwc.
almost ran one over today . a mom with a small child
kept running across the channel if front of me .
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Old 07-03-2005, 08:11 PM
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I see a lot of REALLY stupid acts on the water, 95% are jet skiers.
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Old 07-03-2005, 08:20 PM
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Why is it that every jet skier has to aim for your boat so they can jump the wake. What usualyy happens to me is they are jumping someone elses wake and don't see me coming about ready to run them over.
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Originally Posted by Smitty
Why is it that every jet skier has to aim for your boat so they can jump the wake. What usualyy happens to me is they are jumping someone elses wake and don't see me coming about ready to run them over.

Isn't THAT the truth.....

Seems like they don't have a single clue what one of our boats would do to them if we run them over. We're only going to feel a bump, while we "blenderize" them.....

They just don't pay any attention at all....
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Late yesterday afternoon we are returning from Captiva. Because the Gulf was kind of rough we decided to cut into Big Carlos Pass and take the intercoastal (25mph) down to Bonita Beach (home). The channel in that section narrows down so barely two boats can pass. Some idiot kid on a PWC passes us like a bat out of H, slows dowen immediately and starts doing the normal jet ski acrobatics less than 100 feet in front of us. I had to come off plane.

As Bugs Bunny said " What a maroon!"
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Late yesterday afternoon we are returning from Captiva. Because the Gulf was kind of rough we decided to cut into Big Carlos Pass and take the intercoastal (25mph) down to Bonita Beach (home). The channel in that section narrows down so barely two boats can pass. Some idiot kid on a PWC passes us like a bat out of H, slows down immediately and starts doing the normal jet ski acrobatics less than 100 feet in front of us. I had to come off plane.

As Bugs Bunny said " What a maroon!"
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pwcs are like roaches ! scatter everywhere and upredictable
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Yeah I hate them too. They are so cheap that every scumbag can afford one to get on the lake. Yesterday one passed with 5 ft from my boat while I was anchored,it splashed my boat and almost ran over some swimmers, while running at full speed inside the 200 ft markers. While I was running I had to constantly dodge them. They need to be required to take a boaters safety course before they are allow on the water, or they could have a open season on them.
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We call them Lake Lice
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