Boat owner says Yacht Club is like family


HIS BOAT LIKE THIS, IT WAS
TOTALLY UNSETTLING.>>RIGHT THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
IT. I MEAN IF SOMEBODY WAS TRYING TO
HIT THIS PLACE AND DO DAMAGE TO
IT WITH A BARGE THEY COULDN’T
HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB. MEGAN: CHRIS HOLLON SAID IT
BEST. THIS WAS NOT THE WAY HE WAS
HOPING TO SEE HIS BOAT. YOU CAN SEE IT WAS BUMPED FROM
ITS DOCK AND ENDED UP DOWN THE
RIVER WITH HALF OF THE YACHT
CLUB. THE TIGHT KNIT COMMUNITY
GATHERED TO SEE THEIR HOME AWAY
FROM HOME FLOAT AWAY.>>WE’RE ALL FAMILY WE SPEND THE
WHOLE SUMMER TOGETHER AND I’M
NOT SURE WHAT IT’S GOING TO BE
LIKE IF WE CAN’T PUT THIS THING
BACK TOGETHER AGAIN. WHERE WE’RE GOING TO GO, WHAT
WE’RE GOING TO DO. MEGAN: AND ALTHOUGH CHRIS IS
GOING TO HAVE TO FIGURE OUT HIS
NEXT STEPS HE’S MORE WORRIED
ABOUT THE OWNER STEVE GOTT.>>HE WORKS ON IT 7 DAYS A WEEK
ALL SUMMER LONG AND NOBODY WORKS
HARDER THAN HIM AND I CAN’T
IMAGINE WHAT HE’S DEALING WITH
RIGHT NOW AND HOW HE’S GOING TO
DEAL WITH THIS GOING FORWARD. BECAUSE THIS PLACE IS TOTALED
.
THERE’S NOTHING LEFT. MEGAN: CHRIS SAYS HIS PLANS TO
TAKE HIS BOAT TO FLORIDA THIS
MONTH, ARE NOW SQUASHED.>>YOU DON’T SIGN UP FOR GETTING
HIT BY A BARGE THAT’S FOR SURE
.
THAT SHOULD NOT HAPPEN. I MEAN CRAZY THINGS HAPPEN WITH
OTHER BOATERS BUT THESE GUYS ARE
SUPPOSED TO BE PROS. I CAN’T IMAGINE WHAT THE EXCUSE
WAS FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS BUT
YEAH MY PLANS FOR THE SUMMER ARE
SHOT. MEGAN: AND ALTHOUGH THIS
SITUATION ISN’T IDEAL, CHRIS SAY
THAT HE’S THANKFUL IT DIDN’T
HAPPEN ON A WEEKEND BECAUSE
THERE ARE PATRONS HERE IN THE
EARLY MORNING HOUR, THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO SLEEP IN TH

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