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2018 Charleston Pinopolis Lock Cooper River Run/ Hilton Head Gathering 5/12 and 5/13 2018

Discussion in 'Gatherings' started by robert843, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. Wisefam22

    Wisefam22 Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Lake Lanier ga
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    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Brought my mom and step dad this year. This coming trip my inlaws want to come.

    We will love to have ya!
     
  2. Jameson Clark

    Jameson Clark Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Duncan, SC
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    +169 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
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    X
    Boat Length:
    21
    Can't wait to do this run next year. I had just picked up my boat 5/19 so making this trip wasn't an option. But, I have made the Cooper river run to Charleston 6 or 7 times now in the past. We just went last month from the ramp right below the lock on the tail race down to Charleston and stayed overnight and then headed back up. But, my group has never gone further than Charleston and that is what I would like to do for sure! I hate a late season trip didn't end up panning out on here, so I'll be patiently waiting for early next season!
     
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  3. Wisefam22

    Wisefam22 Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Lake Lanier ga
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    +201 / 4
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    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    We are gonna do Charleston to HHI and probably make it s full day on HHI this time my family is looking at a fri-sunday or friday-minday trip in may.
     
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  4. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

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    Location:
    Myrtle Beach, SC
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    Yamaha
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    24
    This is a little delayed for me but here is some footage from our run in late August clearing Jacksonville Fl to Hilton Head SC. @Andy S @Ramblin Wreck and @ACrews were all able to join

     
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  5. Wisefam22

    Wisefam22 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Lake Lanier ga
    Ratings:
    +201 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    How long of a run is that? My sister lives right off amelia island and thought about making run down to visit her.
     
  6. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

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    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
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    AR
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    24
    I don’t recall the exact mileage it was around 200 though. I think it took about 11 hours on the way there that was including a fuel stop, lunch stop in savannah area and us getting pulled over by the water 5.0 for about 30 minutes.
     
  7. ACrews

    ACrews Jet Boat Junkie

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    Location:
    Nahunta, Ga
    Ratings:
    +401 / 9
    Boat Make:
    Regal
    Year:
    2018
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    21
    My Garmin tracked 175 miles from Fernandina to Hilton Head
     
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  8. Sandbar29910

    Sandbar29910 Member

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    Location:
    Bluffton S.C.
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    +33 / 1
    Boat Make:
    SeaDoo
    Year:
    2009
    Boat Model:
    Challenger
    Boat Length:
    23
    Water 5.0 for 30 minutes? Sounds like the Coast Guard...
     
  9. Wisefam22

    Wisefam22 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Lake Lanier ga
    Ratings:
    +201 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Pulled over by water 5.0 sounds like it could be interesting story. Good thing you dont have a kegerator on boat.
     
  10. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

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    Myrtle Beach, SC
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    24
    Unfortunately no it was a sheriff Boat in Georgia. Apparently Georgia has multiple levels of no wake zones based on the size of the boat. We saw a sign that said resume safe speed so we proceeded to do so but apparently that sign was not for us. Worked out fine in the end he even gave us a restaurant recommendation
     
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  11. Sandbar29910

    Sandbar29910 Member

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    Location:
    Bluffton S.C.
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    Boat Make:
    SeaDoo
    Year:
    2009
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    Challenger
    Boat Length:
    23
    Well if you have to get stopped, a good food/beverage suggestion is a good way to end it vs. the alternative...
     
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  12. cwood

    cwood New Member

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    Location:
    Aiken, SC
    Ratings:
    +13 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2018
    Boat Model:
    242 Limited S E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    Any plan on making this trip again in 2019 (Cooper River Run/HH)?
     
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  13. Wisefam22

    Wisefam22 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Lake Lanier ga
    Ratings:
    +201 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    My family will make the run sometime in may. We wont do locks/cooper river this year. We will put in at Ramona in Charleston somewhere and then go to HHI.

    the trip across lake/locks and river was fun we just want a little more time in HH
     
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  14. Jameson Clark

    Jameson Clark Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Duncan, SC
    Ratings:
    +169 / 5
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    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
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    X
    Boat Length:
    21
    I am all in on a run to HH. I'll start up on the diversion canal or below the lock on the Tail Race Canal or something like that depending on group plans. I have done the run to Charleston plenty but never past Charleston down to HH. Plus, I had the new boat an entire season and never got to meet a single one of you! :( I need to fix that in 2019!
     
  15. Wisefam22

    Wisefam22 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Lake Lanier ga
    Ratings:
    +201 / 4
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2006
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    The cooper river is awesome run. We will do that another year and then spend time around Charleston
     
  16. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

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    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
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    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    I have big plans over the next couple years and not sure if I will do the lock run or Hilton Head run this year. Not sure if I plan to clear Florida or va to ny on the ICW next year but either will take a lot of my time so I’m may pass the organizing of this trip off to someone else next year while I work on my other trips.
     
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  17. ACrews

    ACrews Jet Boat Junkie

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    Location:
    Nahunta, Ga
    Ratings:
    +401 / 9
    Boat Make:
    Regal
    Year:
    2018
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    21
    Don't be a buzz kill or a party pooper Robert! Just do all the above. We depend on you!
     
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  18. cwood

    cwood New Member

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    Location:
    Aiken, SC
    Ratings:
    +13 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2018
    Boat Model:
    242 Limited S E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    Hopefully someone else will take the lead on this. It will be my first trip and I'd rather go with someone that's made the trip before.

    I'm interested in any of these trips in the NC, SC, GA area :) I've been boating exclusively on lakes the past several years and I'm ready to explore other areas. This is a large part of why I joined the Yamaha family and joined this board. Too bad winter is coming!!!
     
  19. ACrews

    ACrews Jet Boat Junkie

    Messages:
    339
    Location:
    Nahunta, Ga
    Ratings:
    +401 / 9
    Boat Make:
    Regal
    Year:
    2018
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    21
    There are enough of us that I'm sure the trip will still happen even if @robert843 ditches us. We'll let him try to find new friends, but he knows we're his favorite.
     
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