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Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-18-2010, 9:34 PM Reply   
Planning on taking the boat to McCovey cove thursday night for the giants game. Anybody done this before? Any tips? Looks like we'll be launching right around the corner at the Bay View Boat Club. Anybody ever done this before? Look for us on TV if your not at the game. You won't be able to miss us with the twister'd Malibu! lol
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-18-2010, 9:35 PM Reply   
P.S. Anybody thats going to the game we'd love to get your photos of us. Tell us where your sitting and we'll get photos of you! lol
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       10-18-2010, 9:48 PM Reply   
are powerboats allowed in that area? I dont watch too many giants games, but I only recall seeing kayaks and canoes in there.
also, can you please load it down with the talent that is usually on board for the Las Tablas weekends?? thank you for your consideration.
Old     (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       10-18-2010, 10:03 PM Reply   
Yes poweboats are allowed.
Old     (electricsnow)      Join Date: May 2002       10-18-2010, 10:45 PM Reply   
Unfortunately I don't have any advice, but years ago ryan lemons had a wakeskating shot in wbm at that spot...rodrigo might have even taken the photo...so some riding has gone down there.
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-18-2010, 11:22 PM Reply   
Train, unfortunatley this will be me and my pops and my buddy and his dad, just the guys! But....if the Giants make the series, I'll deck the boat out with the finest go-go dancers the city can offer and put on a show on in the cove, promise! lol Guess you need to root for the giants to win! lol
Old     (kyle_m)      Join Date: Aug 2007       10-19-2010, 1:05 AM Reply   
if you do that for the series robert can i reserve a spot on the boat, i dont take up much room hahahaha
Old     (jefefitz)      Join Date: May 2002       10-19-2010, 2:54 AM Reply   
when i worked at copes we did a boat giveaway promo with fox sports, i was the lucky guy who had to spend EVERY home game covered by foxsports in the boat in the cove. i consider myself an expert on the subject as i would leave santa clara around 5, be in the water anchored in my designated spot by 6:30 and be home by 11 several times a week, all summer long, mostly by myself. I too launched at Bay View and usually got hasseled by the yacht clubbers (they think it is THEIR ramp) def. dont try to use their bathroom. the ramp is pretty slick especially at night, not really a big deal with launching as it is pretty short and not very steep, just be careful walking around on it. also, they do get some rollers from the bigger ships in the channel, coming in one night i didnt notice a set and it "surfed" the boat into the trailer pretty hard.

in the cove, i got searched for safety gear registration etc almost every time i was out there even though i was recognized on site by the coast guard they still checked me out. it is colder than you think it will be, i have spent many a night on a boat, near water etc, the wind blows straight down the inlet into the cove. also, the cayak guys are a little loopy to say the least.

the best thing i figured out is that there is a very large guest dock at the marina right behind the park, several times i left the boat tied up and spent some time at momo's for dinner and then headed home. never once did have a problem. guest dock is at the far side of marina from the park. let me know how it goes.

lastly, if you venture out into the bay be mindful of the current, it pulls VERY strong under the bay bridge. closest camera is on the corner of the upper deck, if i remember correctly you should anchor in line with the foul pol for the camera guy to have the best angle on you.
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-19-2010, 10:19 AM Reply   
Thanks for the info Jeff. Where did you park? I notice there is a parking lot for trailers next to Bay View, is that open to the public and do you remember how much it is?
Old     (ottog1979)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-19-2010, 11:01 AM Reply   
Robert,

Your creativity for fun is commendable! Looking forward to seeing you on TV, the report & photos.
Old     (jefefitz)      Join Date: May 2002       10-19-2010, 1:58 PM Reply   
i used the lot at bayview, at the time it was free and i never had any issues, its actually pretty convenient to get out of the city after the game even with a trailer.
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-22-2010, 1:48 PM Reply   
Had a great time at the game, will other then we lost. Here's a few photos. By the way. Ramp was free and parking cost just .97 cents! lol Lot is free after 5:30 and theres a maxium charge of $10 for the day!
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Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-22-2010, 2:09 PM Reply   
Water police where real cool and only yelled at our neighbor for playing his speakers to loud during commercial breaks. I guess they could hear the stereo inside the stadium! lol

Anybody reconize the boat to our left? Its greg! lol
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Old     (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006 Location: SF Bay Area       10-22-2010, 2:19 PM Reply   
how deep was it? how difficult was it to set your anchor? Did you just drop it in & it held??? just curious...
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-22-2010, 2:25 PM Reply   
Water was 12-15 feet deep. I never dropped anchor because the sail boat we tied on to had a big anchor that held all of us!
Old     (cavlxenvy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       10-22-2010, 3:05 PM Reply   
I hope you flushed that engine out Robert. Looks like it was a great time though.
Old     (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006 Location: SF Bay Area       10-22-2010, 3:06 PM Reply   
cool. good to know... thanks.
Old     (PictureMeRollin)      Join Date: Apr 2010       10-22-2010, 4:00 PM Reply   
awesome!!
Old     (ottog1979)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-22-2010, 6:47 PM Reply   
That might be worth breaking the "never been in salt water" rule !! Thanks for posting up the pics, Robert.
Old     (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       10-23-2010, 11:25 AM Reply   
I saw it.I knew it was somebody from this site!
Figured it was you also!
Nice!
Old     (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       10-23-2010, 7:09 PM Reply   
Looks fun...and I've contemplated it...for about a second. lol. Nope, not breaking my salt water rule...
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-23-2010, 10:07 PM Reply   
Tonight made it all worth it and I'll be back wednesday night!

Wednesday 4:30pm who's joining me in the cove????

Salts not that bad. Took the boat home ran the fake a lake and scrubbed everything down real good! Ready for round two and three!!!

Last edited by 2006maliblue; 10-23-2010 at 10:08 PM. Reason: I kant spel... lol
Old     (wakeviolater)      Join Date: Sep 2004       10-25-2010, 3:53 PM Reply   
where do you go when you have to pee?
Old     (tcaz)      Join Date: Aug 2008       10-25-2010, 7:34 PM Reply   
nice!!
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-25-2010, 10:14 PM Reply   
Wake, you hold it of course! lol
Old     (texastbird)      Join Date: May 2003       10-27-2010, 11:58 AM Reply   
Be ready for the balls to come flying at you during the top of each inning.
Old     (tyler11boats)      Join Date: Jun 2007       10-27-2010, 12:10 PM Reply   
Yes keep your head up, the home run derby is coming to San Francisco!
Old     (cavlxenvy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       10-27-2010, 12:58 PM Reply   
Have fun tonight assuming you are going. Should be a great time.
Old     (rukie)      Join Date: Jan 2006       10-27-2010, 3:25 PM Reply   
You silly texas folks must have forgot the freak is pitching tonight. Your home run derby ended in NY
Old     (rukie)      Join Date: Jan 2006       10-27-2010, 3:26 PM Reply   
BTW Robert, Im going to be looking for ya!!
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-28-2010, 12:44 AM Reply   
Great game today and had a blast in the cove. Be back again tomorrow! Go Giants!
Old     (tyler11boats)      Join Date: Jun 2007       10-28-2010, 8:16 AM Reply   
Can someone come help me get my foot out of my mouth...
Old     (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       10-28-2010, 2:36 PM Reply   
I'd love to join in on something like this!
Old     (texastbird)      Join Date: May 2003       10-28-2010, 2:43 PM Reply   
The fat lady ain't singing yet, Stet
Old     (cavlxenvy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       10-28-2010, 4:26 PM Reply   
Pics Robert or it never happened.
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-29-2010, 12:25 PM Reply   
A few pics from last night!

Go Giants!!!
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Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-29-2010, 12:29 PM Reply   
a few more pics
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Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-29-2010, 12:32 PM Reply   
our spot
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Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       10-29-2010, 1:32 PM Reply   
Your pics are a lot better when it is sunny and warm outside! Looks like a blast none the less.
Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       10-30-2010, 1:10 PM Reply   
Found some vids people have been putting up of our partying in the cove here's the youtube links!



Old     (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       11-01-2010, 12:49 PM Reply   
Here is the other vid. Guess they took the first down because they used a song they didnt have the rights too!

Old     (fouroheight68)      Join Date: May 2006       10-08-2014, 10:16 AM Reply   
Reviving an old thread, but anyone thinking of going out to watch the Giants beat the Cardinals?
Old     (k5chevyblazer)      Join Date: Mar 2014       10-21-2014, 10:28 AM Reply   
We are headed to the game Friday or Saturday. Couple questions.

Did the salt mess with the boat at all?

Where did the girls go to the bathroom at?

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