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post #262 of Old 10-13-2015
DavyJ
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Re: Florida is at it again

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What I'm saying is as Boat owners we have a responsibility to observe and help police the derelicts in the mix. IMHO free navigation wins but what would a listening man hear in this argument.
They don't care about derelicts, they just don't want any boat behind their house. If you watch the recent hearing, you will see both Miami Beach residents argue that NO Boat should be able to anchor overnight. And one of those residents even tells the panel that some of the yachts are very nice, some over a million dollars. They don't care about that, they just don't want anyone behind their house. By the way, they don't care about your house, just theirs. That is why the 200' keeps getting brought up. If the 200' set-back gets adopted, it will eliminate anchoring in Sunset Lake. That is all those residents want.......

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