At about 1:30am last night, a 50ft power boat pulls onto the mooring just ahead of us. About 10 minutes later, the electric wench starts-up to lower their dinghy into the water.
Since we are sleeping in the V-birth with the hatch open, this awakens us both. As the noise dies for a few moments we fall back to sleep. Then, a lame sounding electric starter motor begins cranking and cranking and cranking and cranking...for about 10 minutes. We are both awake again. The noise once again stops just long enough for us to both fall back to sleep.
Then, the strong smell of starter fluid comes pouring into the open hatch....THAT'S IT!!!!!!!!!!
I stick my head out the hatch and tell the guy that he is gassing us out and that he needs to stop. His response..."Must suck to be down wind."
At this point I'm ready to dive into the water and pull the A$$H%@& into the water! I yell at the guy that he better be really big, because I'm coming over! Suddenly his friends tell him to stop and come to bed...he keeps talking trash as he reluctantly gives-up.
This morning they were still working on the motor...they eventually broke-out the oars. As we motored by with our dive gear a few minutes ago, I gave them a BIG smile.