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Old 07-16-2008, 05:09 PM
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Sheesh.......I dont about you guys but Im up to about 5.......bunch of these cruiser guys I know, good people, great party boats, arnt putting their boats in the water,leaving them drydocked, were talking 28 ft Cadorettes and a 35 Carver.......not small boats.....how about you guys?
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not yet!!!
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Not to be harsh, but everyone I know that's left the sport wasn't a boater to begin with. They were people who liked partying near water. Guys that liked the sound of "dinner and drinks at the club" or liked running 20 minutes for a 3-day boozefest tied to a different dock.
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Chris is exactly right.
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Chris youd never be harsh........
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Most of the crowd I hang out with sold their perf boats and joined the cruiser or pontoon croud or they hardly use them anymore...

At one time there was a good 10-15 of us, every weekend was something new, now I'm lucky if it's just me and one or two other boats...

It must be a survival of the fittest kind of thing.....
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Not to be harsh, but everyone I know that's left the sport wasn't a boater to begin with. They were people who liked partying near water. Guys that liked the sound of "dinner and drinks at the club" or liked running 20 minutes for a 3-day boozefest tied to a different dock.
Or guys that are just looking for a piece of azz,
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Or guys that are just looking for a piece of azz,

I've checked in on that previously. Wife says "no go".
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Don't know anyone that's quit, but I've heard a lot of complaining.
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I have more people with boats this summer then last....but we'll see if that keeps up.
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