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Old 05-24-2010, 10:29 AM
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When pulling in to a nice resturant on the water, how much is the standard tip for the service of being tied up and the ladies being helped out of the boat?
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Providing you dont have to ask for the help and its competent.

I find a fiver keeps the scratches away and the guys ok.

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Old 05-24-2010, 10:50 AM
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depends where you boat. Miami/Ft. Lauderdale 20-30. Rest of the country 10
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Unless you get off the boat wearing a tux, I would say a five spot is sufficient.
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20 at Trump they always find me a spot.
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I normally leave 5-10
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20 at Trump they always find me a spot.

Yeah- ok this is a "tip modifier"

If you dont see a spot or arent pulling up to it directly - and 2 guys need to move your boat to the spot and go get it then a 20 is the right amount.

5 for a quickie "rope and hold"-
20 for a full service park job.


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Originally Posted by Uncle Dave
Yeah- ok this is a "tip modifier"

If you dont see a spot or arent pulling up to it directly - and 2 guys need to move your boat to the spot and go get it then a 20 is the right amount.

5 for a quickie "rope and hold"-
20 for a full service park job.


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True if its empty and I just tie it up then I usually find the guy give him 10 and tell him to keep an eye on my boat.For the most part they look out for me a Trump so I take care of them.
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Here's my formula:

Friendliness+Courteousness+Helpfulness=$'s
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