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post #10 of Old 05-17-2010
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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
Big 45 and 50 fott power boaters came in behind (front) of me and started blowing their . .horns at me telling me I was facing the wrong way and blocking their way Screaming in fact. They revved their engines an made many handgestures. When the bridge opened they tried to "rush me" but had to wait behind me as I passed through going south...6 knot speed limit for almost 1 mile, so they kept running up to me and backing off. Finally it widened and they roared by us "waking" us. Marine Police saw them do it and pulled them over.
Yikes! Sounds like a great weekend Chef. It is nice to justice served though.

New England manners: last time up the Mystic River in CT we all sat there, power & sail waiting for the lift, chatting it up and "just getting along".


s/v Virginia Dare

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