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Old 06-11-2009, 01:45 PM
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Do any of you use your boat as a business, as in giving 90-100mph thrill rides with a captain? Just wondering if it is possible to make a profit doing this.
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There was a guy on here that was using his Cafe Racer as a 'ferry' of sorts to the Lake Erie islands and back. Seems like his prices were in line that he would cover expenses and make a profit. I can't remember his username tho...
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Now that is an idea I would try to forget about as soon as possible. Especially with your boat!
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hmmm... my home port to Wall st.
should be good for a few $$.
20min commute at 50mph.
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Crazy Greg did it in Ft.Lauderdale in a Sonic. He didn't charge much, and it seemed like a hobby.

Jim Darr(Wiggler4490) says he is doing it at LOTO.
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Crazy Greg did it in Ft.Lauderdale in a Sonic. He didn't charge much, and it seemed like a hobby.
Crazy Greg's boat is still around down there! It usually sits on the corner of A1A & Las Olas.


I would imagine doing this type of thing, would be like riding around with every single one of "those people" that wear you out at the gas dock, with 200 of the worst questions imaginable.
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There used too be Joe Leno (?) who used to give paid speed rides at LOTO I think.
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There used too be Joe Leno (?) who used to give paid speed rides at LOTO I think.
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Now that is an idea I would try to forget about as soon as possible. Especially with your boat!
I keep forgetting you dove it once.... I figured if I charged the dock crowd I might like them better. It's hard to say if you could make it profitable. It would be fun though, meeting new people and scaring the hell out of them in a safe way.
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