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Old 11-06-2009, 14:59   #16
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hey you can just move to my marina, the entrance is 3 ' at low tide. go in and out at mid tide and sand the bottom each trip. next year you will have a very smooth surface to paint

By the way Salt Ponds marina in Hampton, VA is now deemed unsafe
Yeah, it is really shallow. Sometimes I think marina developers must plant to build it, fill it and sell it so they don't have to deal with all the less glamourous parts.
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Old 18-06-2009, 19:45   #17
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I do what Sabre recommends. You can get away with a 5 ton floor jack for most boats. Just tighten the stands a lot, give a little pressure on the keel with the jack (make sure to put a board between the keel and the jack), re-tighten the stands, repeat until you can move the boards. I feel a little better about it if I have to force the boards to move along the keel, not have the boat lifted so high they move completely free.

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