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-   -   Whole Lake Gets 5MPH Motorboat Speedlimit At Dusk To Dawn (https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/f2/whole-lake-gets-5mph-motorboat-speedlimit-at-dusk-to-dawn-91785.html)

GaryMayo 26-10-2012 23:04

In part to a major accident on our 1800 acre lake this spring, Branched Oak Lake is now a 5mph lake to Motor boats at sunset to daylight.

This is a major piece of good news for those of us that want a little quieter and safer place to sail.

I have a 19' powerboat with a 150 hp engine, as well as my 32 ketch, but I would never speed across a lake I could not see across. That is just dumb.

A power boat peeled the top clean off a Catilina 26 this spring. No loss of life, but a bunch of hurting people that are still mending. Drunk boater that also has 2 DWI's.

Speed limits won't cure stupid, but it may help.


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