Originally Posted by psteele235
You were far too generous in allowing her to continue after the extra day in Gib - that would have been the end of her for me.
I would've keel
hauled her ass to get her to smarten up
Nothing like a cold water
dousing to wake one's mind!
As for your 'friend' who sent this piece of crap to your boat, I'd send him the bill for ALL damages while she was aboard, including the time WASTED waiting on her shore excursions, airfare, etc. And if he did not feel obligated to pay up I would ask to speak with his soon to be ex wife
Leaving dope on your boat then notifying authorities is tantamount to setting you up to lose your vessel!!
If I EVER find anyone bringing dope or guns
or anything else illegal aboard my vessels...all I can say is "is that a whale over there?, OOPS! Your dumbass just fell overboard
and here's your contraband to keep you afloat, land is that> way!"
It happened one time to me in Jamaica
, when I took aboard a friend of a friend from California
to crew over to Panama
. I had let him board in the Bahamas
and sailed down to Castle Rock Light and thought he was 'ok', as he was doing all that i asked without complaint. Once we got to Jamaica
though he was out every night partying until late like 2-3am. I like to have my vessel secured at midnight regardless of where I am or what's going on. He refused to comply, and then I found he was out buying
pot and bringing it back aboard MY vessel and leaving it in the hanging locker in his duffel. Up until that day I had never searched anyone's belongings coming aboard any of my boats. The day I found the pot was the last day of that. It was an awfully hot and humid morning when I smelt something odorus coming from the wet locker. I figured it must've been an unwashed foulie, nope
I then decided to seek the source and there it was a 6 ounce bag of pot!! When he awoke from his stupor I was busy tossing all his belongings onto the dock
in P' Antonio much to the delight of the barflies hanging out getting a morning rum
I then proceeded to call in the cops and have him arrested and have Customs
and Immigration notified that he was no longer on my crew and was now their problem
They were happy to obilge and hauled him off to jail. I hope he's still there!!