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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bizer
I'm not talking about a specific restriction. Any...

I'm not talking about a specific restriction. Any restriction reduces the value of property. How much less would you pay if for a property that forbid windows on the first floor or forbid lawn mowing...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bizer
The education tax rate taxes for each town is...

The education tax rate taxes for each town is based on the fair market value of property, not the assessed value. Otherwise, Laconia could assess property at 20% of market value and the residence...
Forum: Boating 12-05-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,570
Posted By Bizer
That is the precise purpose of this law. The...

That is the precise purpose of this law. The bill is being pushed by a Governors Island resident who wants exactly that. This has NIMBY written all over it.

Consider the following. A boat in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,928
Posted By Bizer
Personally, I think they should put a daymark...

Personally, I think they should put a daymark at/near the northernmost and southernmost rock of the Witches. Use a telephone pole (to handle the winter ice) and put solar-powered lights on top. I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,928
Posted By Bizer
A lighthouse on the Witches?

Bizer receives all sorts of inquiries. We try and answer them all. My favorite was a phone call I received about 10 years ago, "I'm driving north on I-93 and I'm calling you from my cell phone. ...
Forum: Boating 11-26-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,608
Posted By Bizer
That's the same Stooges film ("No Census, No...

That's the same Stooges film ("No Census, No Feeling") in which both Curly and Larry declare that they were born at Lake Winnipesaukee.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,890
Posted By Bizer
It's far less. From Thurston's Marina to Roller...

It's far less. From Thurston's Marina to Roller Coaster Road to the Lakeport Dam and then to the traffic circle just across from Thurston's is 13 miles.

From Meredith directly to Sawyers (Routes...
Forum: Boating 11-10-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,712
Posted By Bizer
Today's height of 4.60 (as of 6am) is the 2nd...

Today's height of 4.60 (as of 6am) is the 2nd highest for November 10th since they started keeping daily records in 1982. The highest was 4.70 in 2005. Last year, BTW, was the 3rd highest. Here...
Forum: Boating 10-08-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,151
Posted By Bizer
I visited this area on September 23rd and found...

I visited this area on September 23rd and found no additional buoys. I guess we'll never know their purpose.
Forum: Boating 09-26-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,704
Posted By Bizer
Because that's what the law would dictate if your...

Because that's what the law would dictate if your boat could maintain steerage way at one mile per hour, then that is your maximum speed.

No. As written, the law is purely a function of the...
Forum: Boating 09-25-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By Bizer
I haven't been between Chase and Farm Island for...

I haven't been between Chase and Farm Island for at least five years. According to my notes, there are two black-and-white buoys (BW) between Chase and Farm Islands. The buoys are closer to Chase,...
Forum: Boating 09-24-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,704
Posted By Bizer
New Legislation

Bizer just received an eMail that said, What that means is, for example, if a boat can maintain steerage way at one mile-per-hour, it will take him/her about 25 minutes to pass the 0.4 miles from the...
Forum: Boating 09-22-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By Bizer
Bizer's annual survey of Winnipesaukee

For what should Bizer be looking?

As many of you know, Bizer spends a few of days in September surveying the lake. The lake level is low and the weather is usually dry. This is the best time of...
Forum: Boating 09-10-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By Bizer
Eight digits after the decimal point is about the...

Eight digits after the decimal point is about the thickness of a dime.
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,194
Posted By Bizer
Liliuokalani's ice cream is not a barge, but they...

Liliuokalani's ice cream is not a barge, but they have docking just for customers at the northern end of Paugus Bay. They are on the east side of Paugus Bay about 400m (1/4 mile) SW of Naswa.
Forum: Boating 07-24-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,151
Posted By Bizer
Northwest of Worcester Island in Wolfeboro,...

Northwest of Worcester Island in Wolfeboro, Bizer's chart shows four buoys in a quadrangle. These buoys mark a fields of rocks. Some of these rocks are less than three feet below the surface. In...
Forum: Boating 07-08-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,460
Posted By Bizer
Back in Coast Guard O.C.S., which, I'm ashamed to...

Back in Coast Guard O.C.S., which, I'm ashamed to say, was fifty years ago, we were taught several unwritten rules-of-the-road which I still heed to this day.

You don't want the right of way...
Forum: Boating 07-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Bizer
There was a phase-in period depending on age, but...

There was a phase-in period depending on age, but everyone has been required to have a safe-boating certificate since 01-Jan-2008.
...
Forum: Boating 06-11-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,151
Posted By Bizer
I noticed that about a week ago. I was waiting...

I noticed that about a week ago. I was waiting until I updated my chart before I responded. Note: As of this writing, the NHMP web site still has their old regulation.

There is still one minor...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,102
Posted By Bizer
If one looks at Google maps, the road now-labeled...

If one looks at Google maps, the road now-labeled Bay Rd is the old 109. It joined the current 109 where Haverhill Acres road joins 109.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 04-12-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,707
Posted By Bizer
Eating by boat

Bizer's web page has a list of places to eat by boat. Bizer just received an email that said that our list (at least in Meredith) was woefully out of date. Bev told me that "Mames, Huck's, ...
Forum: Boating 02-11-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,151
Posted By Bizer
Some navigation changes for 2018

Bizer talked with Captain Dunleavy about various boating navigation topics earlier this week, to wit:

NO-RAFTING IN WINTER HARBOR: In the summer of 2015, Bizer received an email from a boater who...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,915
Posted By Bizer
Nicolas Sarkozy, the president of France, spent...

Nicolas Sarkozy, the president of France, spent three weeks in Wolfeboro, in 2007.
Forum: Boating 08-22-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,282
Posted By Bizer
The buoy off Ellacoya was decommissioned in 2014....

The buoy off Ellacoya was decommissioned in 2014. It does not appear on Bizer's latest edition. This fact is in Bizer's list of corrections to Bizer's 9th (March 2012) edition.
Forum: Boating 08-16-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,535
Posted By Bizer
It's almost September. Bizer usually goes up to...

It's almost September. Bizer usually goes up to the lake the Monday after Labor Day. I spend a few days checking buoys and anything reported. If you have anything for me to research, please post...
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