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    For Sale 260 West Marine Rib

    8'-5" long x 5'-1" wide. If you need anything else let me know
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    CRB Wire Chuck

    Tried those too and unless you support the rod really well they are worthless. Make a pretty good paperweight
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    ANACAPA SPECIAL CLOSURE

    here's where you can find the most up to date information along with any new info. https://wildlife.ca.gov/conservation/marine/MPAS doesn't look like anything has changed out there
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    ANACAPA SPECIAL CLOSURE

    Only no entry is the area that extends into 20 fathoms.
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    For Sale 260 West Marine Rib

    2020 West marine (Zodiac) hard bottom inflatable with 6hp Nissan 4-stroke. Boat was bought Dec last year and only used 4 times. Motor was a barn find that only had 2 fresh water hrs on it, 13hrs on it now. All maintenance was just completed. Has custom stainless permatrim installed. Comes with...
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    ANACAPA SPECIAL CLOSURE

    the area that extends into 20 fathoms is on the frontside of the west island. The closure is represented here by the pink dotted line. If you notice there is a pink dotted line all the way around the island that extends into 20' of water. At Portuguese rock which is almost center screen you can...
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    Looking for Recommendations for Battery Charger & Inverter

    I have an xantrex and have not had any problems with it however neversink2 is spot on about the magnum's. I wouldn't hesitate to use either just make sure to size your supply wires accordingly. 2000watts @120ac is only 17amps, however 2000watts @ 12vdc is 170amps. Thats more than most starters...
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    VHF w/ GPS vs. AIS??

    The GPS in the VHF is so the dsc function works without having to connect it to your chartplotter. I would recomend getting one that has ais, gps and nmea2k capable. It makes interfacing it extremely easy and the ais is a major game changer when you are around commercial traffic.
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    Santa Barbara Harbor

    All were open last weekend
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    Mid-life crisis boat options?

    Check out sailfish boats. Will more than likely have to go east to get one but they will fit the bill