57612Re: [bolger] Re: Depoe Bay Wooden Boat Festival
- May 7, 2008Hi Patrick & Group, I don't know for sure, I don't have the tiny boat yet, so I haven't called or checked the site for info yet. From what I've seen, but not studied of the map it's all connected & I've seen the boats in the river, again I'm assuming. I seem to remember seeing private boats there also. After all, if the water can get in & the boats can get out? As long as it's people powered, I can't see the objection, other than the boat rentals have the exclusive rights which means all citizens need to write their congressman & Park 'Service' to get that changed & money to repair, reopen the entire C&O Canal as well. There are businesses & towns that would benefit along with new jobs in boating industry the entire length.
That's the best I can give you at this moment, Mike
--- On Thu, 5/8/08, Patrick Crockett <pcrockett@...> wrote:
> From: Patrick Crockett <pcrockett@...>
> Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Depoe Bay Wooden Boat Festival
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Thursday, May 8, 2008, 12:51 AM
> I've thought about tossing a boat into the tidal basin
> to play, and
> wondered if it is allowed. I know there are paddle boats in
> there, but I
> thought perhaps the Park Service did not allow just anybody
> to put a
> boat in. Is it allowed?
> Michael Walther wrote:
> > To Alefoot, Wow, your very quick (a search demon), a
> great little site, helpful & bookmarked, thank you very
> much. Looking at the boats measurements, its bigger than
> the near 6ft I thought it might be. 6ft is Wash.,D.C. Metro
> manageable and a quick 20min trip to the Tidal Basin or
> Potomac River;) Cool little boat:)
> > Thanks again, Mike
> > PS I thought I sent this earlier (found in drafts
> folder), sorry it took so long.
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