Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Guanaja, Bay Islands, Honduras
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Re: That kinda sucked, but I chose this life so...
Sounds like you should contact a lawyer and sue for poor work conditions and not getting a proper break. Perhaps contact the department of labor. At least you were not confined to your quarters.
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Speaking of that, check this out. A guy I know here in Key west, a Captain, was fired because he wrote in the log of the schooner he ran, that the owner was running the engine off of a jerry can in stead of the main tank, and that they had also fixed the broken alt. bracket with a wood wedge instead of replacing the broken arm/ Which in turn fell out, blew the belt, stopped the water pump and overheated, no alarm and blew a rod. So they fire him and ripped the page out of the log. I'm thinking this guy has a case against these A-holes, whom are one of the towns biggest charter company's with many boats. I just saw one of the owners while walking my dog and I pointed and laughed at him, and told him we're all talking about him. He, not really knowing me from Adam, just looked at me with fright. He knew what I was talking about.
" Some are boat wise and some are other wise"