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Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night #200927
07/25/2019 07:16 AM
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No need for BB last night at great harbor on jvd.

Several fcfs moorings were available all night.


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Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: warren460] #200928
07/25/2019 07:18 AM
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In the past 10 days, the only place we're BB would have been the way to get a ball was Cooper, because unfortunately, so many fcfs balls were converted to BB that choice has been taken away from us.

Once saba and bitter end balls return to service, there will be no purpose for BB ball at North sound.

Last edited by warren460; 07/25/2019 07:21 AM.

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Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: warren460] #200929
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Until they convert more balls. Unless of course you book your charter with boatyball.
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Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: warren460] #200933
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Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: warren460] #200948
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Originally Posted by warren460


Once saba and bitter end balls return to service, there will be no purpose for BB ball at North sound.


Hadn't thought of this- headed down Aug 1 for the first time in 3 years now and still learning the current state of things. Does this statement imply that getting a ball on Leverick is now more challenging because it's the only place to get a mooring in North Sound? Have never ever shown up to find Leverick full, but wondering now if I have to worry...

Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: danmasi] #200954
07/25/2019 10:58 AM
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In August, you should be fine.

Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: danmasi] #200955
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We were there a couple weeks ago - not full then, and August would likely be less crowded. But back in March - full by early afternoon. Plenty of anchoring room, of course.

Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: warren460] #201057
07/26/2019 06:47 AM
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When we were down at the end of February every mooring field we were in was full except the Bight. Very different situation in the off season. Its going to be a zoo during the next high season. This will continue until Saba and BEYC reopen. It will also help when Sopers and Trellis have some on shore attractions to bring boaters into those anchorages.

Re: Some fcfs moorings were available at great harbor jvd all night [Re: warren460] #201088
07/26/2019 10:37 AM
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Must say..Soper's has a fantastic attraction.."Omar's Fusion" restaurant and home to the "Loyal" West End Ycht Club..great drinks, staff, Indian/Fusion food and one of the best chicken vindaloos I have had in a long time!!


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