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Old 09-08-2007, 20:48   #16
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Excellent analysis in your post #14, Eric, and very disheartening! I had had a more sanguine, but apparently unenlightened, view of those aboard the Ha-Ha fleet.

I wonder if part of the problem is that many of those boats are carrying crews slapped together, often last-minute, by boat-owners who can't take the time to thoroughly check them out first. If it's the boats' owners, then I'm completely disgusted.

If you don't mind, I would like to bring the information you've posted to the attention of Latitude 38. It would be interesting to read their response.


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Old 09-08-2007, 20:57   #17
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I got pretty upset about it as well when i first heard it. We actually had 5 thefts, but on 3 nights, so something like this:

Night a: 1 break in
Night b: 2 break ins (same people doing both)
Night c: 2 breaks ins (same people doing both)

We're only one marina out of a dozen or so in San Diego harbor, and we can't be sure it was the HaHa crews, but apparently it's going on for years, is harbor wide, and times perfectly with the HaHa arrival.

I thought about sending it to the Lat 38 people, but I would probably want to ask some of the other marinas first and do a little investigative work before I sent something into them. So far everything I know is second hand, although I remember clearly being talked to by the harbor police last October when a neighbor's boat (2 boats over) was robbed.

There's a lot of good people in the HaHa though. I would want to put it into full prospective and get my facts correct before I made any opinions beyond what I already know.

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Old 10-08-2007, 18:43   #18
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I could as easily believe that it's "Ameritrash." I would suspect the native residents of the islands last of all.

Yeah, natives never commit crimes, NOT. Those numerous stories in the Caribbean compass and local caribbean newpapers, written BY NATIVES, about NATIVES comitting crimes must not be true.


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Truth is, natives steal in every county. They just happen to be different natives in different countries

I dont really see humans as "trash" though, whether "Euro or Ameri"


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