Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Auckland New Zealand
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Re: Pumpout Costs
All marinas in Auckland NZ have free pump-outs - no payment at all, even passing vessels can just turn into the marina, pump their tanks and sail on out. Don't have to take on fuel, don't have to rent a berth, just arrive, pump and leave if that's what you want. Sometimes they are not working, mostly they are.
Mostly nobody helps you, you do it yourself and some places have real sophisticated setups and they man them themselves.
Logic dictates that if the local council wants sailors to help keep the water clean then they must help the sailors by providing the necessary facilities.
But when did logic ever enter the psyche of any local council?
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