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post #2 of Old 05-22-2008
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First off I think you need to look beyond the legal liability standpoint. Hitting one of those power lines could electrify your boat causing a lot of damage if not death. Where my boat is on the hard there is a 440 volt line across the creek. The chart says it is at 50 feet, which I would clear. But time and weather has caused that line to sag badly. So, we plan to place the mast on the boat and motor over to the next marina on the far side of that power line and having them put the mast up, so we don't need to past under it.

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