Over Hill Sailing Club
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
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re: Privacy considerations for ignorant powerboaters
Oh come one now !!!!!! if one gets severely waked on the AICW, 99% of the time its a New Jersey Boat and usually its a BIG 'sport fisher', ('cept JonEberg, of course). :-o
In NJ, its probably in their DNA to wake 'everyone and everything', especially in the NJ inlets - just like driving the ever-courteous NJ turnpike. Everyone there does this (including and especially the water cops); and therefore, a severe waking should be 'EXPECTED' anywhere near NJ.
So, its probably a widely accepted 'cultural thing' endemic to NJ.
This is Nih-Jezzey, Viva Yo!!!!!
(and where a middle finger salute is always optionally appropriate)
Nope, wrong. The last one I remember doing that was from Montauk. It WAS a 50'+ sportfisher. A Similar culture there on LI. Not all of LI, mind you, just from Manhattan to Montauk. :-)
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Last edited by smurphny; 07-13-2015 at 02:15 PM.