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 Expected launch date Vs actual launch date?
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AF

RO# 7267

Posted - Mar 10 2019 :  15:50:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Based on your past experiance, what were your actual launch dates versus your wishful launch dates? I know we are at the mercy of the weather and service contractors. I was shooting for April 1st but I don't want to get my Hope's up!
Adam

"If you're going through hell...keep going"
1985 Boston Whaler Montauk 17

Homeport: Point Lookout, NY

Robski97

RO# 7334

Posted - Mar 10 2019 :  18:50:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
im a march guy.. Have to get in before all hell break loose !

Alittle snow on the canvas is no big deal .

Rob


2006 44 Sundancer

Homeport: Merrick, NY Go to Top of Page

littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 10 2019 :  19:29:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm having a spinal procedure at the end of April so I'm hoping to launch by the end of May, if someone else does all the prep, a costly expenditure. I won't be able to bend or twist for two weeks or so and won't be able to do any work on the boat for two months. Even when using the boat, I'll have to be very careful. I'm having wires put in my spine attached to a 'spinal stimulator' (similar to a pacemaker) to block the pain. Hy


Homeport: New Rochelle, NY Go to Top of Page

abalmuth

RO# 13885



Posted - Mar 11 2019 :  00:37:20  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hy, good luck with the procedure, sounds like some sort of permanent TENS/Stim unit?


Carver Voyager 530 with Volvo 122's/610HP
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright
until you hear them speak.........

Homeport: Huntington/Greenport, NY Go to Top of Page

littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 11 2019 :  10:22:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Exactly. The trial unit worked, relieving much of the sensation of pain from my bad back. I have to wait for the end of April for the insert because I'll be out of the country before that and they don't want to do the procedure if I'm not in NY for the month afterwards. Bummer. Weather has finally started to improve so I can do some of the small things I have on my 'to do' list. Can't do any of the bigger stuff, like pulling the hot water heater/tank and repairing or replacing it. I guess no hot water again this season! Hy


Homeport: New Rochelle, NY Go to Top of Page

abalmuth

RO# 13885



Posted - Mar 11 2019 :  10:53:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I had cervical disc work, which worked out very well, but have another disc poking a nerve sometimes- Neurosurgeon say my range of motion would suffer if he added more sheet metal- also have some lower lumbar issues. I use a Tens unit every so often and I get short-term relief from it. Also go into the hot tub a couple of time a day as long as it’s above 20 degrees – just need to add a hot tub to the boat or marina!- Again good luck!

Carver Voyager 530 with Volvo 122's/610HP
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright
until you hear them speak.........

Homeport: Huntington/Greenport, NY Go to Top of Page

AF

RO# 7267

Posted - Mar 11 2019 :  17:31:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hy, hope you can recuperate fairly quickly after your procedure. A few years back I was laid up from June till September just waiting to get slotted in for a Knee replacement then 12 weeks after that recuperating. Good luck!

Adam

"If you're going through hell...keep going"
1985 Boston Whaler Montauk 17

Homeport: Point Lookout, NY Go to Top of Page

littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 11 2019 :  22:35:26  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks all for you good wishes. This is an out-patient, quick surgery, and I tend to heal quickly. I've had knee replacements, cervical fusion, and about a dozen other surgeries, major and minor. This one should be relatively easy, except for the forced inactivity for a few weeks. It's surprising how many things we do each day which require bending, twisting, or lifting our arms above our heads. All those activities will have to be put on hold till the wires 'scar-tissue' in place. I guess hauling the anchor would be out also (just kidding). Hy


Homeport: New Rochelle, NY Go to Top of Page

JVM225

RO# 28365

Posted - Mar 17 2019 :  13:08:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Got the shrinkwrap off today. Hopefully in by early April!

2002 Sea Ray 410 Sundancer
95 Eastern 22'
05 Maxum 18' Bowrider
C6 Corvette Convertible
68 GTO


Homeport: Farmingdale NY Go to Top of Page

littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 27 2019 :  16:53:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Pulling shrink wrap week of April 7; looking for launch the third week in May.


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littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 27 2019 :  16:53:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Pulling shrink wrap week of April 7; looking for launch the third week in May.


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littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 27 2019 :  16:53:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Pulling shrink wrap week of April 7; looking for launch the third week in May.


Homeport: New Rochelle, NY Go to Top of Page

walterv

RO# 12640



Posted - Mar 27 2019 :  18:44:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
No hurry to launch, years ago I would be in by now. Then the boat sat because of the low tides and the cold. Now I play it by ear, or better said weather. 4-10 boat gets detailed, then I decide on launch. Once launched, I need to run that day to Riverhead.


And always remember, life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by those moments that take our breath away.

George Carlin

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littlebookworm

RO# 27413

Posted - Mar 28 2019 :  00:53:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Don't know it triple posted. Hy


Homeport: New Rochelle, NY Go to Top of Page

Audrey II

RO# 30499



Posted - Mar 29 2019 :  05:37:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My cover is off the bottom is painted I will replace the zincs either today or tomorrow. This said I won't launch until late April I will be in Aruba for a week starting on the 19th. I don't want to launch then leave and worry about the boat in a new marina without friends to keep an eye on the boat.

Dave

“Time you enjoyed wasting is not wasted time.” – T.S. Elliotcommon.
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1996 440 Trojan Express

Homeport: Haverstraw, NY Go to Top of Page

AF

RO# 7267

Posted - Mar 29 2019 :  06:38:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I pulled my cover off two weeks ago and should splash on April 1. Although I'll be ready to head out my wife will probably say it's too cold to head out with me!

Adam

"If you're going through hell...keep going"
1985 Boston Whaler Montauk 17

Homeport: Point Lookout, NY Go to Top of Page

NY Weasel

RO# 11933

Posted - Mar 29 2019 :  19:49:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Took the cover off last Sunday, hoping to wash and wax this weekend, if not, next weekend. Marina is definitely pushing me to be in sooner than later.

2004 Albin 28TE

Homeport: Freeport, NY Go to Top of Page

kwmeyer13

RO# 32698

Posted - Apr 02 2019 :  18:13:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking to go in the last week of April. Shrink wrap is off, zincs are on, all the yard has to do is sand and paint the bottom. Does anyone have a line on a good, reasonable and reliable detailed? I usually do it myself but I thinking about farming it out. I am in Freeport if that makes a difference, thanks.


Homeport: Freeport N.Y. Go to Top of Page

JVM225

RO# 28365

Posted - Apr 11 2019 :  21:12:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wanted to be in before last weekend but lost some time replacing the boot stripe. Splashed yesterday.

2002 Sea Ray 410 Sundancer
95 Eastern 22'
05 Maxum 18' Bowrider
C6 Corvette Convertible
68 GTO


Homeport: Farmingdale NY Go to Top of Page

CaptCrunch

RO# 32171



Posted - Apr 11 2019 :  22:31:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Any good reliable detailer is booked at this point. Waves and wheels ous good in freeport but I'm sure booked for weeks

Hatteras 38c. PhishStix
Past
25 Chris Craft Crowne Totalled Hurricane Sandy
2000 Donzi Z32 SS - Sold

Homeport: Bellmore, NY Go to Top of Page

AF

RO# 7267

Posted - Apr 12 2019 :  05:51:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well, I was hoping for April 1 as I dropped my boat off to my mechanic March 23. 3 weeks later it's still at his yard so I'm coming up on 3 weeks in reality, maybe by the end of April!

Adam

"If you're going through hell...keep going"
1985 Boston Whaler Montauk 17

Homeport: Point Lookout, NY Go to Top of Page

abalmuth

RO# 13885



Posted - Apr 12 2019 :  07:10:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just commissioned everything yesterday, maybe go for a sea trial this weekend? if not next weekend.
If everything is ok I'll move to summer slip


Carver Voyager 530 with Volvo 122's/610HP
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright
until you hear them speak.........

Homeport: Huntington/Greenport, NY Go to Top of Page

NY Weasel

RO# 11933

Posted - Apr 12 2019 :  20:40:36  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm in, taking it home in the morning.

2004 Albin 28TE

Homeport: Freeport, NY Go to Top of Page
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