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Old 02-10-2012, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default Boating Season Starts when????

I am hoping 5 weeks till boat hits the water once again here in southern Marylandů WooHooo. I have a 4 days off next weekend so I plan on uncovering the boat and finish up the last of the repairs that need done.

Anyone else gonna start Boating again in March?
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:36 PM   #2
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that depends if there are an governmental boating mandates issued by the white house in the next four weeks......
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Old 02-10-2012, 06:47 PM   #3
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it also depends on if I can get my admirable un-afraid of the boat or teach her how to drive it.....otherwise I'm hosed...

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When does spring commissioning start, or when does the hull splash? I'll start spring commissioning and projects around mid april. Hull splashes the weekend before Memorial Day.
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March, Todd? Still too cold for us.

I'll probably run down the to marina to bring the boat home sometime in April and hope for a splash in May.

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August 1984 I moved from southern Ohio to Charlotte, NC and have boated almost year around since. Took the Admiral Valentines shopping this evening so we are back at the house. Headed to boat in the morning to replace the distributor caps and wires tomorrow as well as pull the risers for annual inspection.
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at this moment about 5 inches of frozen water everywhere in the netherlands, last week during the nights temps of about -9.8 F. coming week temps just above freezing level, but after that maybe a cold period again.......

end of march would be a perfect time to let her swim, but if it's possible.........thats the question.......

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it also depends on if I can get my admirable un-afraid of the boat or teach her how to drive it.....otherwise I'm hosed...

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Went out for a little while today but I will tell that after a few beers I was looking for someone with warm hands. It was a little chilly out there.
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The plan was to launch for the first 2012 boat trip this weekend, like I did around this time last year. I was anxious to test drive the boat to see if the fuel consumption problem is really fixed. The weather didn't cooporate though - too much rain and wind. The forecast is not much better for next weekend, but hopefully that will change.....
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