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  1. From The WASHINGTON POST: Gas shortages intensify in Southeast, with 65 percent of North Carolina stations now dry
  2. “This will all be over by next week.“ That is comforting to know. With 65% of gas stations in NC out of gas.
  3. 'Out of gas:' Drivers in the Southeast are scrambling for gas as stations run empty Stephanie Asymkos ·Reporter Tue, May 11, 2021, 1:01 PM Gas outages are spreading across the Southeast as motorists rush to fill up their cars days after the biggest U.S. fuel pipeline temporarily shut down following a cyberattack. While industry experts try to reassure the public, saying hoarding or stockpiling gas will only exacerbate the issue, drivers appear to be panicking. Both the governors of North Carolina and
  4. Big picture. All recreational toys will be parked. Many “Covid boats” will be dumped on market, no buyers. RVs, jet skis, sailboats and what all. Pass the popcorn.
  5. For East coastal U.S. from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida and Texas an inexpensive option for Neel would be (modernized) lifting leeboards on the center hull (Google Lemsteraak). This would open up a huge potential market area for them.
  6. I just want to say, this has been a great discussion by knowledgeable people. At 79, reading is my sailing fix. Thanks guys.
  7. “Initially I though Forest Gump and his shrimping boat "Jenny" arrived inPalma, but it is the Rapido 50” Really funny comment.
  8. Most assuredly, the price of all boats (new or used) will go up in the near term because the basic costs of materials used to build, repair or refit boats is skyrocketing as I type. Check for yourself. Epoxy resin, lumber, steel, “coatings” to mention a few. All up more than 25% in last 6 months. You snooze, you lose if you are a buyer.
  9. https://www.aclcargo.com/containerspecs.php
  10. https://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/84067 Res ipsa loquitor.
  11. SOMA Welcome back. I always appreciate you sharing your experience thru your postings. Good topics and good postings have been in short supply of late.
  12. Who dis? https://nbc-2.com/news/local/2021/03/07/two-rescued-after-boat-capsizes-near-gordon-pass-in-collier-county/
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