View Poll Results: IF YOU BBC WAS SILENT WOULD BOATING BE THE SAME FOR YOU
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Old 12-03-2006, 12:48 PM
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I don't know if you have checked the sale prices of blowboats lately... but they are just as expensive as powerboats. I like to see you power across the pacific to Hawaii sometime. It's all a matter of choice for the moment.
hee hee, as soon as they have the gas island halfway I'm there. I wouldn't have any problem taking a sailing cruise in the Mediterranean or Caribbean.
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really not that bad, custom turndowns have silenced my 2700hp nortech. Its either quiet them or not boat at LOTO.
And there you have it. The 78 y.o. waterfront resident having tea on Sunday afterenoon can't hear what Cousin Hilda just said so with a certain amount of disdain they complain to the authorities who see a new opportunity to pull us over so they're for it, then a lawyer checks it out and realizes that most of us live above the poverty level so he gets interested, "I'm just standing up for the rights of my clients" yeah right, then the powerboat shops see the $$$ it takes for conversion work so they get interested, then the new boat manufacturers see the 30% mark up on anything they add to a boat so they get interested...etc etc
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hee hee, as soon as they have the gas island halfway I'm there. I wouldn't have any problem taking a sailing cruise in the Mediterranean or Caribbean.
Now wouldn't that be cool if they had offshore re-fueling ships stationed every 200 miles... along with a few Denny's for food.... hahahahha..... you would only have to fill up 15 times on the way there.... but man would it be fun!...
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And there you have it. The 78 y.o. waterfront resident having tea on Sunday afterenoon can't hear what Cousin Hilda just said so with a certain amount of disdain they complain to the authorities who see a new opportunity to pull us over so they're for it, then a lawyer checks it out and realizes that most of us live above the poverty level so he gets interested, "I'm just standing up for the rights of my clients" yeah right, then the powerboat shops see the $$$ it takes for conversion work so they get interested, then the new boat manufacturers see the 30% mark up on anything they add to a boat so they get interested...etc etc
WHAT DOES HE WIN JOHNNY
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I am more into speed than noise, that is why I went with the outboards.
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And there you have it. The 78 y.o. waterfront resident having tea on Sunday afterenoon can't hear what Cousin Hilda just said so with a certain amount of disdain they complain to the authorities who see a new opportunity to pull us over so they're for it, then a lawyer checks it out and realizes that most of us live above the poverty level so he gets interested, "I'm just standing up for the rights of my clients" yeah right, then the powerboat shops see the $$$ it takes for conversion work so they get interested, then the new boat manufacturers see the 30% mark up on anything they add to a boat so they get interested...etc etc
So true in just about anything now days.
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