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post #11 of Old 10-04-2012
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Re: another sailor complaining about power boaters

ABACO!!!! About 3 years ago in Abaco Bahamas we chartered a 37' Tayana Cutter for ASA courses. There was none of the power boat vs. sailboat crap that we see here on the Chessie. One day a power boat did come within 100' of us and the Captain was really annoyed, I told him were I come from they get close enough to wipe your bow.

Actually most of the power boaters around here are pretty nice, there is mostly seems to be a problem with the newbies or the weekend warriors. Just this past Summer a HUGE yacht came barreling up the bay, he throttled all the way down to almost idle when he passed and then back on plane he went...I was impressed.

2000 Catalina 320
1993 Macgregor 26S
1981 Hobie H16
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19?? Penquin
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