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Old 19 August 2013, 19:39   #21
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I thought I was on YBW for a moment

General intolerance of PWC and PWC bashing is not normally a feature of this forum.

So there are a few nobs out there, in the central Solent where I sail we see far more selfish power boaters than we do PW riders, however I usually just smile at their ignorance and get on with my day. Like road rage, (or forum rage) it's only a big deal if you make it a big deal.

If however one of the minority of any group are endangering you or you family, get the camera out as previously suggested. I reckon that will scare most people off.
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As an ex rag and stick man ( I confess I sometimes relapse into the old ways....) inconsiderate power boats, ribs and PWC are all a PITA if there is little wind, and a lot of wash. In fact PWC probably produce the least wash of the three
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Old 20 August 2013, 02:24   #22
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Now serious answer, the only way to stop them is to slow down (gently off the throttle) and they'll soon get bored and find another victim.
Just slow down and enjoy the scenery until the louts clear off.
Ive never had any hassle in this respect though i have witnessed it in the US.
I would think that Mitchcs solution would be the best solution.
Right away you've given them no wake to ride along with a clear message that you don't want to play. All without winding anyone up or causing friction.
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