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Old 07-02-2004, 07:40 AM
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Really looking forward to doing a little boating this week end, but what I can't handle is all the Drunk, Amateur, boaters that seem to come out of the wood work on holiday week ends.

Memorial Day, I suffered a cut anchor line and a pretty nice scratch on the side of my boat, and constantly had to push out of control boaters off to keep them from hitting me.

Wife and I are trying to plan a boating trip that is not around all the local hot spots, just to avoid further damage.

Kind of makes you wonder why you don't have to have a boat endorcement on your licence like you do for motorcycles, large trucks etc....

While our area is a pretty crowded, I can only imagine what the "Drunk Boater Amateur Hour" is like at hot spots such as Lotto and Havasu"
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Drunk Boater Amateur Hour...HAHA I like that.
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Three weekends I avoid anything to do with boating.
Memorial day
The 4th of july
Labor day.

Truly the weekend warrior/ amateur hour.
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[QUOTE=302SR1]Really looking forward to doing a little boating this week end, but what I can't handle is all the Drunk, Amateur, boaters that seem to come out of the wood work on holiday week ends.

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The saddest thing is that some of the people you refer to are probably members of OSO....
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Boat was down for a while. (Repower) Work has been relentlous(People have been buying diesels like its going out of style).

Since you moved, we're gonna have to get together somethime and go to the Glenn.

I love it there but never want to go there solo. (Don't know the water very well)

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That's why I took the boat out yesterday. Today I'll work on it and stay home for the holidays. Have a great and safe Holiday!--Lou
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You're probably right C-Spray. Kind of Scary
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I will be out 24/7 We are 1/2 way thru summer here and I can dodge those turds all day. I have been out every night this week, we have 80 deg and the lake is calm so I will just steer clear and be safe. I will be stone sober so it makes it easy to spot the dork drunks. I can't afford to take any time off the water, I am shooting for 150 hours and I am at 60 for the season, that puts me at a 120 pace so I need to step it up. SOTW should add 20 or so The boat is running scarry good, I am cruising at 4000 now and the motors just purr. I used to keep it at 3500 but I am growing more confident in these mills and I am stepping it up I have not had motors that ran so well in my life, the bildge is clean after every run and the oil, now with 5 hours, is still clear. My oil temps never pass 210, even at 4000 for 20 miles with no let up (remember that DKWestern ) sorry that cost you a powerhead, BB Chevys rule the water, not blenders. Everyone be safe and just drive on the defense. And if you see a drunk, b itch first then call the cops.
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While our area is a pretty crowded, I can only imagine what the "Drunk Boater Amateur Hour" is like at hot spots such as Lotto and Havasu"

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