Towing and Launching as a Service??

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Towing and Launching as a Service??

Post by prishi » Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:23 pm

Hello folks,

I've done a few launches, doing the 20 mile trip to the river every Spring, using U-haul trucks. However, I am considering getting this done with someone in assistance so that combined situational awareness can help the overall awareness.

Does anyone know of such a service in and around NY/NJ region? Boat would be splashed in the Hudson River, Rockland County.

Thanks!

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Re: Towing and Launching as a Service??

Post by Catigale » Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:37 am

I'm a bit upstream of you in Albany but if you spending a season in a slip I could come down one weekend and help out? We also have a couple of active members in the Hudson valley closer, too.

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Re: Towing and Launching as a Service??

Post by Mark » Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:48 pm

I'd suggest investigating some local clubs , either Power Squadron if any are around, or local sailing/motoring clubs and just find someone who you can ply with beer after the fact. Knowing someone with a truck is priceless if you get some damage on a Saturday and need to haul the boat pronto.

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Re: Towing and Launching as a Service??

Post by prishi » Tue May 10, 2016 6:54 pm

@Catigale
@Mark

Thanks! I have other issues I've discovered that keep me on the hard for a while. I am a member of the Nyack Boat Club and will be able to get hands to help from there.

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