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Sailboats and Cruisers Beware...

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Just wanted to let you sailboaters and cruisers know that on Saturday and Sunday one of each type got hung up on the rocks out front of Izaty's. The channel depth is at least 3.5 feet but the sailboat rudders must be deeper or it was driver error. Also, the cruiser apparently didn't take the advice of the marina manager during the gale force winds Saturday night and proceeded to head out into the narrow channel and the wind grabbed the boat and racked it up on shore. Lots of damage, wet people and tarnished egos. Kind of sad but it was weird that not one of the 200 fishing boats in the two-day MTT tourney at the resort had any issues getting in and out of the harbor. With low water levels, this ain't Lake Minnetonka these days...

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