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#512762 - 05/06/11 09:17 AM Gas Price On The Water
Capn Morgan Offline
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Registered: 06/21/04
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Loc: West Michigan
A few in our area as of this morning.

Barrett Boat Works - Spring Lake, Michigan
Gas: 4.62
Diesel: 4.31

North Shore Marina - Spring Lake, Michigan
Gas: 4.62
Diesel: 4.31

Great Lakes Marina - Muskegon, Michigan
Gas: 4.64
Diesel: 4.44

Harbour Towne Marina - Muskegon, Michigan
Gas: 4.49
Diesel: 3.99

Chicago was at $5.59 for Gas at one Marina ouch
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#512764 - 05/06/11 11:04 AM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Capn Morgan]
Sea Fever Offline
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Registered: 08/11/03
Posts: 135
Loc: Lake Forest, Illinois
$5.63 at Burnham Harbor in Chicago.

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#512765 - 05/06/11 11:05 AM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Capn Morgan]
Frantically Relaxing Offline
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The news the other day said Chicago has just about the highest prices in the country right now, no surprise the marina's are up there...

Price of oil has fallen more than $12 a barrel in 2 days. The ticker was below $100 this morning... Hope it keeps up...

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#512769 - 05/06/11 11:18 AM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Frantically Relaxing]
BToran Offline
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Loc: Northport, New York
you mean down, and me too.
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#512770 - 05/06/11 11:51 AM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Frantically Relaxing]
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Registered: 01/17/03
Posts: 8594
Loc: Barnesville, GA
Originally Posted By: Frantically Relaxing
The news the other day said Chicago has just about the highest prices in the country right now, no surprise the marina's are up there...

Price of oil has fallen more than $12 a barrel in 2 days. The ticker was below $100 this morning... Hope it keeps up...


News said it would have to stay that way for several days to see difference at pump. But, if someone just ***thinks*** it might go up, pump prices shoot up!
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#512771 - 05/06/11 11:57 AM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: HotByte]
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Registered: 10/02/03
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Loc: Chicago, IL
Yesterday oil was down to $94 today it is up another $3
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#512773 - 05/06/11 01:19 PM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Capn Morgan]
GregB Offline
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Registered: 06/13/07
Posts: 955
Loc: Lakeland, FL
I cruised across the river a couple of weekends ago to get the cheapest gas between the few marinas (regular at $4.27). I was close to "E" and got both tanks up to half for $475.00. I called the same marina today and regular is up to $4.59.
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#512774 - 05/06/11 02:08 PM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: captkevin]
Frantically Relaxing Offline
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Registered: 02/07/03
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Originally Posted By: captkevin
Yesterday oil was down to $94 today it is up another $3


I get my oil prices from the squawk box ticker in the mornings while waking up-- what the day end prices are I don't know-- I just know that this morning oil was $99-something, yesterday was $111, and a few days ago it was like $117.

We won't see pump changes for a while. Except for maybe UP still. A news story yesterday said the credit card companies have noted a 20% decrease in the sale of gas since it started going UP. Yet, even tho demand is down, price has gone UP like 44 days in a row now?

Supply and demand my butt. Greed and "because we can" is why prices still go up. The fix is in...

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#512785 - 05/06/11 07:05 PM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Frantically Relaxing]
F14bombcat Offline
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Registered: 11/06/03
Posts: 5185
Loc: Buffalo, NY
$4.54 the other day at the marina. Filling up on land before it hits the water this week.

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#512834 - 05/07/11 12:52 PM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: F14bombcat]
Waywego Offline
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Registered: 08/26/05
Posts: 1810
Loc: Oakton, VA
Glad I filled up last fall!

With high gas prices, we are going to be hanging out on the hook more. Somehow, last year we seemed to do a lot of cruising, many times burning 60-70 gallons for the trip! Of course, having the boat out of commission for a month or so partially made up for the extra gas when we were actually on the water!
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#512839 - 05/07/11 07:05 PM Re: Gas Price On The Water [Re: Waywego]
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Loc: Pasco, WA
Waywego, me too!!! I filled up all tanks with diesel at $2.78.

That's the good news. The bad news is now I'm burning it and will have to fill again in the fall. I'll be able to wait until well after the summer driving season is over and prices have fallen.

BTW, on our trip we found Shell gas in Miami everywhere from $3.89 up to $4.59 at stations only a couple of blocks apart.

The highest we saw was in Turks at $5.75. OUCH!!!
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