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Old 07-19-2006, 07:52 PM   #1
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Me Im from Rocklin Ca

Were are you guys from? 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Old 07-19-2006, 09:00 PM   #2
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Fredericksburg, Virginia (US for our non-US members).

20 minute drive to the nearest Potomac River launch. On the Potomac you can drive right into DC passing Mount Vernon on the way, see the memorials and stop and have dinner in Georgetown. There are quite a few restaurants on the water from the very casual to fine dinning. The Potomac dumps into the Chesapeake Bay where you can haul on up to Annapolis/Baltimore or head on out to the Atlantic and down to FL if you have the boat for it.

20 minute drive to Lake Anna, our regular play ground. 13,000 acres, 18 miles long. Dozens of out of the way coves to anchor in and small islands with sand beaches to beach your boat. These are highly sought after on the weekend and the early birds will grab the prime beaches and stay all day, setting up tables and grills and just partying! My wife calls Lake Anna our big swimming pool.

5 minutes to the Rappahannock River. Out little 'burg was founded on this river over 300 years ago. It parallels the Potomac and dumps into the Chesapeake Bay just South of it. The public launch downtown is directly across from George Washington's boyhood home where some historians believe that if Washington actually threw a silver dollar across a river, it was probably the Rappahannock, not the Potomac as he grew up on the Rapp and it's only about 50 yards across. It snakes and widens down to the bay where it's about a mile or more wide. Too many floating logs and solid tree stumps for my kind of boating. Mostly guys fishing on it although PWC's like to race up and down it too.

Where do you put in?
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Old 07-20-2006, 03:23 AM   #3
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I live and work in Everett Wa..we boat in the puget sound.....some of the most incredible boating in the country....work at boeing aircraft co. on the new 787 jet liner...


I really miss that pirate guy!! arrr
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Old 07-20-2006, 08:29 AM   #4
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I put it in my girl! LOL

Sometimes I go to lake Folsom. But latley Ive been going to Lake Tahoe. Have to wear my dry suit to wakeboard cuz the water is freezing. really nice coves to go into. mountains are right there. Awsome sights.
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Cheshire, UK. Its in the North West.

Nearest ocean.... an hour and a half away!
Nearest private lake is 40 mins away.
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Old 07-20-2006, 05:36 PM   #6
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Seapuppy and I might be the only "Left Coasters" Here.

Live in Lake Stevens right out side Everett. Boat the Puget Sound on our 33' kept at the Port of Everett - Some would say It's a barge and doesn't leave the dock, but we have over 2300 hrs on it so we must be going some where

Our Maxum spends the summers at our dock on Lake Chelan. Its a 55 mile long DEEP lake in eastern WA. There are camp sites starting about 30 miles going up lake that can only be reached by boat with nice docks. Cells don't work up there and you can get away from the world and just relax.
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Old 07-20-2006, 06:37 PM   #7
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Left Coast, down South---where the slip fees are insane! So Ca, Orange County area, we keep the boat year round in Sunset Aquatic Marina, Huntington Harbor CA.....
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Old 07-21-2006, 12:35 AM   #8
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Live in San Diego... boat mostly in Mission and San Diego bay or ocean with an occasional run to Lake Havasu and up north to Shaver lake.
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Old 08-13-2006, 11:25 AM   #9
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Well, how's this for distance? I live in a town called Lilydale. It's 38km east of Melbourne, Victoria Australia....yes AUSTRALIA. My boat is a 1994-model Maxum 2700SCR called Aquabat II. I didn't name her that...she's imported from Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA. She's now berthed at a marina at Loch Sport, part of the Gippsland Lakes in the southern state of Victoria.

That's lots of Googling for any of you guys looking up where that is!!!
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Old 08-14-2006, 03:46 AM   #10
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Wow...you win the distance meter!!

welcome to the zoo..I have a 2003 model 2700scr....
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