A True Story
Last summer, down on Lake Isabella, located in the high
desert, an hour east of Bakersfield, a blonde, new to boating
was having a problem. No matter how hard she tried, she
just couldn't get her brand new 22-ft Bayliner to perform. It
wouldn't plane at high speed at all, and it was very sluggish
in almost every maneuver, no matter how much power she
applied.After about an hour of trying to make it go, she putted
over to a nearby marina. Maybe they could tell her what was wrong.
A thorough topside check revealed everything was in perfect
working order. The engine ran fine, the outdrive went up and
down, and the prop was the correct size and pitch. So, one of
the marina guys jumped in the water to check underneath the
boat. He came up choking on water, he was laughing so hard.
Under the boat, still strapped securely in place, was the trailer.