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Sargassum Locations #162124
05/30/2018 12:46 PM
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http://bvinews.com/new/seaweed-causing-ferry-dock-stink-stench-welcoming-visitors/

http://bvibeacon.com/seeking-solutions-to-smelly-sargassum/

The sargassum seems to be invading. Other than Road Town and Great Camanoe (Low Bay), where else should we expect to find it.

Is the stench bad enough to avoid the Marina Cay moorings??

Hopefully not with E/SE winds..

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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162125
05/30/2018 01:04 PM
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It was getting bad before the bridge to Frenchman's Cay and on the south shore road before Pockwood Pond heading east.

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162126
05/30/2018 01:26 PM
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got a pic from a friend's house looking down on Hodges creek marina, and the marina is full of it

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162131
05/30/2018 01:56 PM
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Maybe the upcoming northerly 'swell' will clear it out before our trip in a few weeks....

https://www.windguru.cz/58

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162132
05/30/2018 02:08 PM
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There is plenty of it everywhere. Trellis has a lot. We flew out of EIS this afternoon, and you can see it everywhere on the way to Puerto Rico.

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162153
05/31/2018 07:13 AM
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Lutz, FL
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Unfortunately it hit Cooper Island as well we're staying at the hotel but it doesn't hinder us from doing anything poor guy cleaning it up yesterday and today they were burying it.

I'd put a pic but when I click on the what looks like add a pic icon it asks for a link to an URL image is there not a way to just insert a picture in your post?


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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: tangerine3] #162154
05/31/2018 07:18 AM
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Originally Posted by tangerine3
Unfortunately it hit Cooper Island as well we're staying at the hotel but it doesn't hinder us from doing anything poor guy cleaning it up yesterday and today they were burying it.

I'd put a pic but when I click on the what looks like add a pic icon it asks for a link to an URL image is there not a way to just insert a picture in your post?

Trying to add pic
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I6t8lAifiB8vt96yrWchTrCCBCn8Gk40kA/view?usp=drivesdk


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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: tangerine3] #162155
05/31/2018 07:21 AM
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Originally Posted by tangerine3
Originally Posted by tangerine3
Unfortunately it hit Cooper Island as well we're staying at the hotel but it doesn't hinder us from doing anything poor guy cleaning it up yesterday and today they were burying it.

I'd put a pic but when I click on the what looks like add a pic icon it asks for a link to an URL image is there not a way to just insert a picture in your post?

Trying to add pic
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I6t8lAifiB8vt96yrWchTrCCBCn8Gk40kA/view?usp=drivesdk


I can't get to your URL. It says I don't have permission.


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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162157
05/31/2018 07:36 AM
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If you have the pic in Google Drive then you likely need to share -> create link -> then paste it here. It might be easier to post the image to a free image hosting site like this one and then either embed the link or paste the link here:

https://postimages.org/

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162162
05/31/2018 08:15 AM
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Thanks Higgins78. Let's see if I did it correctly.

https://postimg.cc/image/gf3dkjppz/

Andrew from Cow Wreck after hanging my flag.

Last edited by ndfaninnc; 05/31/2018 08:17 AM.
Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162167
05/31/2018 08:56 AM
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@ndfaninnc - You got it.... and if you wanted to have the image displayed 'in-line' with your comment, you just click on the 'Insert Image Link' in the editor and paste the 'direct link' url from postimg:

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Last edited by Higgins78; 05/31/2018 08:59 AM.
Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162170
05/31/2018 09:16 AM
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Adagio Villa, Mahoe Bay,Virgin...
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The only place on VG is right next to the intake to the desal plant at Handsome Bay - but you would never sail there anyway.

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: agrimsrud] #162171
05/31/2018 09:18 AM
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Well then I don't know how to do that either. Where on this forum can I read how to add pics to my posts I'm here now and would like to add some on our trip


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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162173
05/31/2018 09:23 AM
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The images are on my phone no url link


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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: ndfaninnc] #162174
05/31/2018 09:33 AM
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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162176
05/31/2018 09:42 AM
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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162180
05/31/2018 10:27 AM
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Looks like you got it smile

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162182
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Looks like you got it smile - Cooper needs a tractor!

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162201
05/31/2018 02:54 PM
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@Higgins78, Got it. Thanks for your help.

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162373
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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: ndfaninnc] #162383
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Originally Posted by ndfaninnc
Thanks Higgins78. Let's see if I did it correctly.

https://postimg.cc/image/gf3dkjppz/

Andrew from Cow Wreck after hanging my flag.


Love the photo!

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: casailor53] #162787
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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162845
06/07/2018 04:26 PM
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I think a good investment would be to buy a boat/machine that can cleanup the seaweed and rent it back to the government with payment in advance in cash. I would be willing to do this. Got to be a big money maker.


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Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: Higgins78] #162868
06/07/2018 06:28 PM
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Relax the seaweed is nature’s way of fertilizing the reefs and shore line.

Re: Sargassum Locations [Re: tpcook] #162878
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Here’s your boat machine. Ready for purchase:

http://theoceancleaner.org/sargaboat-sargassum-harvester/

Not a bad idea actually. If I was retired might consider it.


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