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Sunday, 01 March 2009
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Thank you, Bruce MacDonald, for your service as Commander of Music City Power Squadron over the last twelve months. Any trepidation I have in taking over from you is tempered by the knowledge that I'll have you around to consult. And thank you, Ken Holbert, our resident weather expert, for this lovely ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/01/2009 4:22 PM by Barry
Tuesday, 15 January 2008
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Another target group for the safety organizations: fishermen. The conditions brought on by the drought make zipping across the water to a favorite fishing spot particularly dangerous.   "Some fishermen believe they're out there just to fish and they don't realize that they have to comply with ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2008 11:52 AM by Barry
Sunday, 13 January 2008
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Students take notes and listen during a boat safety class by the Music City Power Squadron last spring. Registration for boat safety classes will take place at the Nashville Boat and Sportshow Jan. 9-13 at the Nashville Convention Center. (SPECIAL TO THE TENNESSEAN) Four boaters on the Cumberland ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2008 11:46 AM by Barry
Tuesday, 30 October 2007
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Cmdr Mike Majka, P Hope all of you are doing well! I am just a little sad it has turned cool outside, and I know water activities have ended for the year, but cruising this time of year is the best! Most of our boating friends that have not taken any of our courses have packed it in and the lakes ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/30/2007 12:02 PM by Barry
Tuesday, 02 October 2007
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 Tough life but somebody's got to live it   Photo album of 208 pictures of Dr. Debbie Doyle's recent adventures and honeymoon in the San Juan islands is not available.  If that doesn't make you jealous enough, there are more albums available at:featuring our long-lost squadron member. And, in case that ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/02/2007 12:06 PM by Barry
Monday, 01 October 2007
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For our fall on-water event, the Old Hickory Lake cruise on Saturday 22 September was hosted by Linda and Fred Burr, aboard Spar-Kee out of the Gallatin Marina. Four families participated, including Edie and Marshall Oathout; Rebecca, Jared and Mike Majka; Lili, McLean and Tom Hudson; the Burrs and ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/01/2007 12:12 PM by Barry
Sunday, 09 September 2007
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Ray Alley, Tom Hudson and McLean Hudson Victors in Cardboard Canoe Races.  On Saturday 08 September, the Music City Power Squadron team took their cardboard canoe to participate in the Inaugural Cardboard Boat Regatta at Clarksville's annual Riverfest. Of the twenty-one official entries, eighteen made ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/09/2007 12:19 PM by Barry
Tuesday, 07 August 2007
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Ahhh... to be young again.  Bob Duthie took the photographs below from their motor home parked beside the Mississippi at Canton, MO. "It includes the strangest boats we have seen yet. A bunch of kids from Minneapolis put these together from recycled junk according to the young crew member we talked ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/07/2007 12:23 PM by Barry
Sunday, 01 April 2007
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The Squadron's Houseboat Committee, originally convened by P/C Lyle Fuson in 2005, have recently approved the purchase of an older houseboat to be used as a meeting place for monthly Squadron dinners as well as for BoatSmart, TSRA and other USPS courses, including the new USPS University seminars and ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/01/2007 12:53 PM by Barry
Tuesday, 13 March 2007
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  WRA Officer Burton Capps says he killed it so it couldn't attack others. Officer Capps says he got a call around 3:30 from a fisherman who spotted the reptile lying on a log. Capps said he didn't believe it until he saw it himself. He suspects the alligator was a pet that someone released in to ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2007 12:59 PM by Barry
Thursday, 01 March 2007
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As the weather is heating up, so does the Music City Power Squadron, We have already had many successful boating classes. This past weekend the first "Safe Boating Partner class was held at Erwin Marine we had a great turn out, twenty new boat owners attended and feedback was very positive, we all ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/01/2007 1:09 PM by Barry
Monday, 26 February 2007
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This past Monday, 26 February, I attended an informational public meeting on the Wolf Creek Dam situation held in Clarksville by the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, and hosted by the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce. For those of you who do not live in communities along the Cumberland, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/26/2007 1:13 PM by Barry
Monday, 15 January 2007
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While the winter settled into the Cumberland Valley, Gwen and Dale Hamilton, Lili and Tom Hudson migrated south to Stuart, Florida, to participate in TrawlerFest. Many of you in our Squadron are regular readers of PassageMaker magazine; this we know from Bruce MacDonald's member survey. TrawlerFest ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/15/2007 1:19 PM by Barry
Wednesday, 10 May 1978
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This is a PDF version of the May 1978 Ensign article on Allen Cargile's 1977 transatlantic voyage of the Spirit of Nashville trip from New York to Paris (5mb).  ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/1978 10:49 AM by Barry
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