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FYI: Nowake zones in St.Clair River


Old 06-19-2002, 02:26 PM
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Gary, sorry to bust your balls and thanks for the clarification. I have to add that the St. Clair sheriffs were completely professional about the whole situation.

And jr has a good question - does that 26 ft mean a 29' Fountain can run near to shore? After all, it's really a 25' boat

Now if we could just do something about the yahoos in their 45' luxo-barge tug boat cruisers plowing all over the place.... damn things couldn't plane if you dropped 900SC's in them
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Old 06-19-2002, 03:00 PM
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Jr, Forget the 26' rule worry about the 600' thats alot harder to measure with a Stanley tape measure! I think 26' is 26' just like the noise law it seems it is up to the offical. I guess If I were measuring it I would do it on top of the boat rather than under the keel


I won't be there I'm too old for that kind of party.
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Old 06-19-2002, 04:38 PM
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IF stopped they will ask what your boat size is. Most people we stop are not aware of the 200 / 600 ft rule so the answer the real number and proud of the length of their boat. If the Deputy is going to issue a citiation he would ask for the reg to verify the length. If no reg he can run the numbers and get it from dispatch. FYI I had 19 stops in a 8 hour shift a few weeks back and 0 Tickets issued, a bunch of verbal warnings were given. My idea of a good deputy is one who Educate's before issueing. But sometime there are to many infraction to let it ride.
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