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Bimini 2018

Discussion in 'Destinations' started by cinghram27, Aug 26, 2017.

  1. James R Whitten

    James R Whitten Member

    Messages:
    43
    Location:
    Conroe tx
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Scarab
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    HO Impulse
    Boat Length:
    19
    I bet they do. Gotta make money some how.
     
  2. bronze_10

    bronze_10 Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    2,444
    Location:
    Raleigh / Wake Forest Area..
    Ratings:
    +2,069 / 20
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2008
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Is the 150 per person or per boat?
     
  3. Andy S

    Andy S Jetboaters Admiral

    Messages:
    2,442
    Location:
    Chapin, SC 29036
    Ratings:
    +2,603 / 31
    Boat Make:
    Triton
    Year:
    2003
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    27
    $150 per boat for up to 3 people, every person over the 3 is $25, i.e. 5 people would $200.
     
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  4. bronze_10

    bronze_10 Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    2,444
    Location:
    Raleigh / Wake Forest Area..
    Ratings:
    +2,069 / 20
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2008
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Gotta add that to the list
     
  5. Andy S

    Andy S Jetboaters Admiral

    Messages:
    2,442
    Location:
    Chapin, SC 29036
    Ratings:
    +2,603 / 31
    Boat Make:
    Triton
    Year:
    2003
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    27
    Make sure you have cash and the exact change.
     
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  6. bronze_10

    bronze_10 Jetboaters Captain

    Messages:
    2,444
    Location:
    Raleigh / Wake Forest Area..
    Ratings:
    +2,069 / 20
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2008
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Roger
     
  7. Bruce

    Bruce Jetboaters Fleet Admiral Staff Member Administrator

    Messages:
    9,773
    Location:
    Royal, AR
    Ratings:
    +8,867 / 50
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    No need to make individual calls. Forms will be available at the captains meetings.
     
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  8. Sbrown

    Sbrown Member

    Messages:
    33
    Location:
    Easton, Pa
    Ratings:
    +31 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    Is it something that's better off or easier to fill out ahead of time?
     
  9. Bruce

    Bruce Jetboaters Fleet Admiral Staff Member Administrator

    Messages:
    9,773
    Location:
    Royal, AR
    Ratings:
    +8,867 / 50
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    23
    Typically everyone has filled them out at the hotel the night before departure. There are longer forms that need to filled out and printed on legal paper in advance.
     
  10. ThatJeepGuy

    ThatJeepGuy Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    181
    Location:
    Brooksville Florida
    Ratings:
    +275 / 7
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    @Bruce any idea what the dates might be? New boss breathing down my neck to schedule my vacation time for the year....
     
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  11. Ramblin Wreck

    Ramblin Wreck Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    608
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    Ratings:
    +1,144 / 15
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2015
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    Other
    Not your typical Bimini video. It has a lot we talk about but never record. First time out, they left in what appears pretty typical conditions and after riding for 2.5 hours at 5knots they decided to turn back and they mentioned consuming lots of fuel. You can clearly tell they were not on plane, and you can also understand by some of those boat slaps why they didn't want to push it. This is what I keep referencing. If you can't get in the mid to upper teens at a minimum you really should consider making a call to return early on. There's nothing wrong with regrouping, waiting, and giving another run at it whether it's same day or next. I think that's why it's important to have some flexibility in your schedule to accommodate any weather windows if needed. The 2nd time out the waters were as perfect as you could ask for and better then I've ever experienced, yet his boat was still bouncing pretty good. I understand it's a small boat with a hull that doesn't have a deep V, but still a pretty good look for those that haven't crossed before so you can start to prepare your crew for a rough ride. To cap it off, his alternator failed in Bimini and he was towed 3 miles offshore before boatUS towed him back stateside. Interesting watch...

     
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  12. Berrie

    Berrie Active Member

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    87
    Location:
    Albany, GA
    Ratings:
    +109 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Monterey
    Year:
    2001
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    31
    I watched that video before, they made the right call early on. No shame in that.
     
  13. 2nazt

    2nazt Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Port St. Lucie, FL
    Ratings:
    +1,285 / 11
    Boat Make:
    Tidewater
    Year:
    2010
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    23
    A little photo to remind everyone of Bimini D1C7355D-BB38-4FA5-A2C0-A5511EAFF06D.jpeg
     
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  14. Berrie

    Berrie Active Member

    Messages:
    87
    Location:
    Albany, GA
    Ratings:
    +109 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Monterey
    Year:
    2001
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    31
    Is that what was left of your boat after you took it to Bimini? :D:D:D

    Great pic of the Sapona
     
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  15. swatski

    swatski Jetboaters Admiral

    Messages:
    5,182
    Location:
    Saint Louis, MO
    Ratings:
    +5,339 / 90
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    No, that's mine!
    See - no tower.
    :)

    --
     
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  16. MrMoose

    MrMoose Jetboaters Commander

    Messages:
    1,416
    Location:
    Calgary, AB, Canada
    Ratings:
    +1,897 / 21
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2015
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    @Edgar Almonte, is it possible that the hull got gouged, maybe by the coral-like rocks at the Harbour Towne Marina, and it eventually cracked open during the crossing?
     
  17. Edgar Almonte

    Edgar Almonte Active Member

    Messages:
    30
    Location:
    Rockland County, NY
    Ratings:
    +65 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2012
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    I didn't leave from Harbor Town I left from Bahia Mar Marina but I was never near any shallow Waters. The insurance adjuster also agreed that it did not look like a direct strike against anything. I found it hard to believe but those guys know more about that type of damage than I do.
     
  18. Berrie

    Berrie Active Member

    Messages:
    87
    Location:
    Albany, GA
    Ratings:
    +109 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Monterey
    Year:
    2001
    Boat Model:
    Other
    Boat Length:
    31
    If it is a freezing Sunday in January, and nobody is posting, sumthin aint right.... ;)
     
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  19. Mainah

    Mainah Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
    1,319
    Location:
    Chapin, SC
    Ratings:
    +1,368 / 8
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    There was some great football on today.
     
  20. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

    Messages:
    3,051
    Location:
    Myrtle Beach, SC
    Ratings:
    +3,315 / 39
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    Sure how about some of our Exuma footage to get it going lol.

     
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