Dogsbody: I worked as a yacht captain on the Treasure Coast for ten years and have returned from the Bahamas dozens of times. Never have I received a visit from customs. Of course, I've always called to report in immediately after tying up to the dock.The way the process works for yachts is, when you arrive at your dock you dial a 1-800 number for customs. They'll ask you for a crew and passenger list and the number from your customs decal (which you apply for by mail once a year). In every case I've been involved in, they have said, "OK, here's your clearance number. You and the passengers have 24 hours to report to immigration and check in. In West Palm, that's at the cruise ship terminal. There is always a chance they'll tell you to stay on board because they're sending officers down for an inspection, but I've only ever had that happen in Key West and they just came by and confiscated my Mexican fruit (Mexican fruit is not a metaphor).I've never heard of customs patrolling Palm Harbor Marina, unless they're looking for something or someone specific. It seems like they may have had their eye on this guy.
justanotherfarkinfarker: /Michelle Daniel I'm guessing looks great in a bikini on a multimillion dollar boat
If you like these links, you'll love
The next best thing to UltraFark
Sign up for the Fark NotNewsletter!
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2018 Fark, Inc | Last updated: May 26 2018 02:32:46
Runtime: 0.134 sec (134 ms)