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Re: Beaufort South Carolina no longer a free anchor

Originally Posted by Multihullgirl View Post
I suspect, though, in the instance of Beaufort, the precedent is that mooring fields are established along our waterways and have been for some time. Not just in Florida but in the New England/Northeast. Are there examples to the contrary, that is to say, removal of mooring fields?
I don't know. But, I used to be amazed how any cases of first impression we used to get. You would think in a couple of hundred years that everything would have come up at least once, but people always find new things to disagree about.

I used to say the funniest thing was the fact that we had 82 counties, with each one putting their own interpretation to every statute, and one hundred per cent sure the other 81 had it wrong.

On the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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