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Old 05 November 2009, 06:29   #1
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Speeding on the Essex/suffolk coast-Rivers

I know we are all guilty of it ,but recently there has been a crack down in our area.Harwich requested the Essex Marine unit to spend the weekend a few weeks ago to catch speeders.The local council employed a soliciter for the weekend and as a result i beleive over 5 people have been fined 1,200 each (oouch)Before i get bombarded they gave countless warnings as well to many others.I was even able to get a go on their Halmatic with twin 200,s so as far as i can see there great guys.So please think about your speed if using these waters
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Old 05 November 2009, 13:49   #2
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the guys are great, I have had a ride on their boat to.

I do know the crack down as they did 10 jet ski riders in a day on the Blackwater.
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Old 05 November 2009, 14:44   #3
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the guys are great, I have had a ride on their boat to.

I do know the crack down as they did 10 jet ski riders in a day on the Blackwater.
The smoothness from 0 to full throttle is effortless for a boat that must be 3,000kg when you throttle up even tight turns handles superb
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Old 05 November 2009, 15:19   #4
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I wish they would do that down here - its nuts the amount of people that cant tell the differance between 4 and 14 knts !

Our 'marine patrol' spend more time drinking tea and even if people speed I have seen them posatively ignore it !
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The smoothness from 0 to full throttle is effortless for a boat that must be 3,000kg when you throttle up even tight turns handles superb

I wonder if they stick to the speed limits???
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Old 05 November 2009, 17:06   #6
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I wonder if they stick to the speed limits???
When your doing a job on the water and your shift is 10 hrs ,your patrol is say from the thames barier to the blackwater to Harwich what do you think.Do the RNLI and to be honest why should they
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When your doing a job on the water and your shift is 10 hrs ,your patrol is say from the thames barier to the blackwater to Harwich what do you think.Do the RNLI and to be honest why should they
Because a speed limit is either there for a reason or it's not. Are you also saying the Police have the right to speed when ever they like as well???
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Good job I've been off the river recently then! Keeping my speed on the road, in my 300bhp Toyota MR2 Turbo! lol
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Because a speed limit is either there for a reason or it's not. Are you also saying the Police have the right to speed when ever they like as well???
Just to add my 2 cents,
Am i hearing codprawn right when he says when the RNLI are called to him
whenever that may be, that you want them to obey some speed limit ?
hmmmmmm............

Security forces would have fun trying to intercept cigarette boats with drugs if they stuck to limits....

Remember all pigs are equal......

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