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Old 30-07-2012, 15:20   #76
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We are going to need as many sailboats as possible to anchor off and use their winches to incrementally pull this boat free.
We are going to need at least one BIG power boat to throw up a wake.

How does a boat throw a wake when it will have to pass between boats with ropes attached to "the boat"?
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Old 30-07-2012, 15:43   #77
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I hope this isn't too late since I just found this thread but maybe some diver can have lift bags ready to boat or keep her afloat if any damage. I'm sure there are dive groups in the area.

You are doing a great thing-helping others can transform someone's life. People have problems sometimes and some are doing the best they can. This is a hand up not a hand out.

Best of Luck! Gloria
SailorG I had suggested 2 large bags on either side of the boat. Like a catamaran. It was a few pages back on this discussion.
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Old 30-07-2012, 16:04   #78
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You're a freaking Saint!

So true....and thanks Steve and Rocketman for the updates....I and many others ..miles away from the scene.. have you in our thoughts and hearts...hang in there and good luck.
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Pulling for ya in British Columbia,,Fingers are crossed as are toes!!!!!
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Old 30-07-2012, 18:51   #80
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What about FRS radios?

Land use of VHF is prohibited - but who is going to say anything on Wed. anyway, right.

If I can get my kid to find them I will have two (old ones).
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Old 30-07-2012, 19:51   #81
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Raku - for crying out loud - take the psycho-social debates to the other thread. If you're going to help - great. If you're just going to talk - you already have another thread for that.

I was answering a post, Smack. That's life.
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Old 30-07-2012, 20:02   #82
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Lol! - whilst not the prettiest one , certainly the quickest .

Will try and add a bit more content and maybe even pretty it up a tad.

But purpose is really to capture where the project is , where trying to go - and what short of .

I did what I could. I'm too far away to actually physically help, but I shot a Facebook hail out through my friends lid=st to donate food, water and gatorade for the folk trying to float the boat, and to pass it on if they couldn't help any other way. best I can do for now.
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Re: Pitch In And Help

I just talked to Knothead. Him and Rocketman, along with a few volunteers, have removed about 2 tons of 'stuff' off the boat. That has helped them being able to put a sling around it, as well the tide action is now starting to move the keel.

That being said, they need more help. The volunteers have been working Sunday, yesterday, and most of today. They can certainly use more hands right now if any locals can come down, and tomorrow they will need all hands on deck.

Please spread the message locally if you are in the Tampa Bay area. Work starts at 8:00 AM tomorrow morning, with high tide at around noon.
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Old 31-07-2012, 13:36   #84
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I just talked to Knothead. Him and Rocketman, along with a few volunteers, have removed about 2 tons of 'stuff'
Yard......errr.........beach sale?

His stuff but..........he owes someone right now I bet.
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Yard......errr.........beach sale?

His stuff but..........he owes someone right now I bet.
You have been explicit on your take on the situation, we get that. Right now the task at hand is to move the boat.

Volunteers are needed. Can you help? It may stop this becoming a taxpayer issue, although of course, that is not guaranteed. But it may, and without the volunteer efforts of many locals, it WILL be a taxpayer issue.
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You have been explicit on your take on the situation, we get that. Right now the task at hand is to move the boat.

Volunteers are needed. Can you help? It may stop this becoming a taxpayer issue, although of course, that is not guaranteed. But it may, and without the volunteer efforts of many locals, it WILL be a taxpayer issue.

No, not exactly. I have waffled.

But if you remember I told Knothead that I would help. I said it, so I will.

I'll see you at 0800. (barring traffic snarles - he snarles)

I have my name on my T-shirt.

And I will have beer in my car.
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Guys - we don't need several pages of who can't help posts. Let's leave this thread for those who can and need more info.
Even if it's only in the form of good wishes and positive thoughts. It will be welcome.

And your problem with that is.......
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Even if it's only in the form of good wishes and positive thoughts. It will be welcome.

And your problem with that is.......
Now...now....he only meant this thread was set up for people ready to help and the other thread was supposed to be for all the other replys....but as thread drift goes.....not evryone knows.....so.....

Come on people now....
Smile on your brother...
Everybody get together...
Try to love one another right now....
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Re: Pitch In And Help

I hope tomorrow capt. jays boat will be released from his unpleasant stay on the beach.

Saying this I hope I never get grounded on a US beach and will be depended on the help of US citizens. For me a reason to stay far away from the US.

Many parts of this discussion must be in the eyes of non US citizens extremely disgusting.

CeesH Dutchman living in Brazil.
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I hope tomorrow capt. jays boat will be released from his unpleasant stay on the beach.

Saying this I hope I never get grounded on a US beach and will be depended on the help of US citizens. For me a reason to stay far away from the US.

Many parts of this discussion must be in the eyes of non US citizens extremely disgusting.

CeesH Dutchman living in Brazil.
Not to condone this thread drift but, you should understand two important things.

Gulfport Florida is not representative of the rest of the country. We have thousands of miles of coastline connected to 32 different states (hundreds of cities).

And
Some of us are just as disgusted as you.
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