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Soggy Dollar web cam #225283
04/22/2020 10:10 AM
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I usually check in every morning to check the weather, people, etc. There has been a sail cat parked out front for over a week now. I have never seen the dinghy launched. I applaud them for truly being social distant. I hope everyone on this medium are safe and ready to rock very soon.

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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #225284
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What a way to self isolate -


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It has been there for a lot longer than a week. I forget when I first noticed it, but I bet it has been at least 3 weeks. Just happily sitting there on the hook. Kinda throws it back into the face of charter companies who redline White Bay.

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I check every day...make sure they are still alive...:)

I often wonder if I could do that...stay in same spot for 3-4 weeks and stay still literally and mentally...I haven't decided where i would like to be isolated though

Here is a blog from someone at Norman...

https://www.mycaribbeancharters.com...wDkheJNtxrigoJPhS3xQrn2TmulPKckhJO48fVxA

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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #225293
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I wonder what they are doing with their holding tanks after sitting there for that long?


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Doesn't look like a very big cat. Think they can be resupplying?

Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: Fran] #225305
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Originally Posted by Fran
I wonder what they are doing with their holding tanks after sitting there for that long?

Maybe wait until it gets dark.....

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Originally Posted by Fran
I wonder what they are doing with their holding tanks after sitting there for that long?

Very very few tourist use their holding tanks.

Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: sail445] #225322
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Originally Posted by sail445
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I wonder what they are doing with their holding tanks after sitting there for that long?

Very very few tourist use their holding tanks.

They have been sitting there for several weeks, if anyone is aboard (tourist or otherwise) then surely they must be either using the tanks or discharging directly into the bay. They certainly haven't stopped using the toilet. Also, if they are supposed to be staying aboard then how are they resupplying their food? Just curious about these things.


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The boaters who use their holding tanks just have to take a short sail out and empty their tanks, as for provisioning everyone is allowed to go to the different markets.

Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #225330
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Rather confusing based on other posts. Some say you must stay in place where you are moored, no sailing at all. How do you replenish fresh water if you can't sail to it, and the same with the tanks. Others say you can't be on the streets so how do you shop for provisions if you're not supposed to leave your boat? Oh well, glad I'm not having to deal with that.


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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: Fran] #225332
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Very simple,In St Thomas you can replenish your water and fuel tanks by pulling into one of the marinas, everyone’s allowed to go to the supermarkets and other essential stores as often as you like.

Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #225333
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In ST Thomas. This cat is in White Bay on Jost and has been for quite a while so how do they get to STT with the sailing/travel restrictions in place?


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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: sail445] #225334
04/23/2020 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by sail445
Very simple,In St Thomas you can replenish your water and fuel tanks by pulling into one of the marinas, everyone’s allowed to go to the supermarkets and other essential stores as often as you like.

Not in the BVI. The boats and houses have been locked down here and nobody is shopping. First round was 6 days, then 3 days of shopping, then 14 days, then another 7 days. Just this week they started allowing deliveries for food.

I think most live aboard boats have a water maker or stored enough to get by. In some anchorages, boats with water makers are sharing water with those who don't.

If you require something essential like emptying your holding tank, you simply request permission in advance. I've talked to some boaters that are doing this. I think I've seen a few days that the White Bay boat has been missing so maybe that what they were doing. Boaters are also resourceful (pee in the water, only use the tanks for #2, etc).

Before Irma, there were live aboard boats in Trellis that hadn't moved in years. Do that math....


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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: JasonHelmbrecht] #225341
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My error, I didn’t relate Fran’s question with the cat in White Bay.

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They have been stationary for weeks...Deliverance can supply them. I am sure their Y valve is open

Dont know about water...

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The last 2 nights someone is drawing large letters in the sand in front of the soggy dollar webcam. Tonight is a LARGE r. Don't remember what last night was.

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Someone just came in from the Soggy Dollar cat on a Kayak.

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I hope they know we are watching out for them.

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Wilson is back! And there are people in the water.

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Now I am totally jealous. We had chartered a boat for six weeks the year before the hurricane. We spent a week on the back side of Guana island. We thought we were in heaven. Imagine being the only boat and people in White Bay for weeks! I do miss going to the bars and restaurants, talking to folks... remember when they thought the world was flat and if you went far enough you would fall off the edge?

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Nice to see - we have a page on our website for the soggydollar web cam - VG is a ways from JVD but the water looks as good


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New cat coming into White Bay right now!

Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #225885
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They're hiding behind the palm on the right. They must know we're watching smile.

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Just saw an adult and 2 youngsters kayak back to the cat. I thought it may have been a couple or a lone person... two young kids..wow.

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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #225996
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There's a boat in CGB with 2 young kids too. And I think another with 1 child.


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Re: Soggy Dollar web cam [Re: TIMRIM] #226091
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2 kids w/kayak playing on the beach this morning

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Two cats this a.m. Dink on the beach.

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Gone! New "writing" on the beach.

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Pulled out at 7:30am

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Different cat there now.

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A lady just came out and erased the letters in the sand and she appears to be making a heart.

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I just tuned in to see the "full moon" party! doh

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Rebecca,
Thanks for the "heads up"

Aries,
LMAO

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A different cast anchored now. Weather looks great. Tired of social distancing. Want to be around people! Miss all of you.

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Two cats there today. Might be the same two from before?

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A third cat has joined the party!

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Boat is open as of 27 May here so you can expect to see more. There is a DYC boat in CGB now.


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maybe not.....apparently according to COP

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