Go Back   Winnipesaukee Forum > Lake Issues > Boating Issues
Home Forums Gallery Blogs YouTube Channel Classifieds Links Calendar Register FAQDonate Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-05-2009, 11:29 PM   #1
Senior Member
jetskier's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: North Reading, MA and South Down Shores
Posts: 804
Thanks: 41
Thanked 156 Times in 97 Posts
Thumbs down Unbelievable

I was coming out of Sally's Gut with my daughter on the jetski and there was a tunnel hull entering Sally's Gut. The driver had the steering wheel in one hand and a fishing pole in the other (going about 15 mph). I am not a fisherman, but when the tackle is skimming in the wake, I don't think that the fish are going to be too enticed. He completely blocked the channel and then decided to spin around and shoot a plume of water up in the air (can you spell No Wake Zone?). After that the boat left at high speed on the wrong side of the markers.

This guy is definitely going to be a Darwin Award winner at some time along the line.

jetskier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2009, 06:02 AM   #2
Senior Member
ApS's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Winnipesaukee & Florida
Posts: 4,495
Thanks: 931
Thanked 433 Times in 317 Posts
Default Can't match that one, but...

Two seasons ago, a local tunnel-hull came by my place while trolling for bass..."a tad" too fast. He had two huge 2-stroke Mercs on it, and had both running.
ApS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2009, 08:48 AM   #3
Senior Member
BroadHopper's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Laconia NH / Bozeman MO
Posts: 4,814
Thanks: 2,327
Thanked 849 Times in 591 Posts
Default Weirs Channel

I was entering Weirs Channel last night about 10 PM. Going out was a huge pontoon boat with dozens of people. The music was loud and every one appears to be in the mood.

I think the Cap'n was too. He was coming down the middle more in my lane. I had pull to the rocks near Endicott Rock and shift to nuetral. He did not change speed nor did he try to pull over to his lane! With luck I did not hit a rock.

I was did lot of cruising yesterday. Boneheads everywhere! Left Lakeport, cruise to Sleepers, Wolfeboro, 20 Mile Bay, Silver Sands, the sand bar off Union Cemetary, back to 20 Mile Bay, then head home to Lakeport. Did not see one MP boat. I notice boat traffic is way down.
Someday may never be an actual day.
BroadHopper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2009, 09:34 AM   #4
Senior Member
fatlazyless's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 6,456
Blog Entries: 1
Thanks: 196
Thanked 501 Times in 374 Posts

Saw one of the MP ribs out & about plus an older recreational style MP boat.

Could be that www.protectorboats.com is the maker of the newer MP boats? Makes a recreational style similar to the police-government style.
Down & out, livn that Walmart side of the lake!
fatlazyless is online now   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

This page was generated in 0.06826 seconds