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  1. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    2,757 posts, 757 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    The Admiral walked into a Local bank Lobby and found this mural Painted on their wall. Guess whose sailboat that is?
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    I guess our Boom was blown away by Hurricane Nate or perhaps interfered with the landscape.:)
    Jim...

    PS: The power boat on the Port side belongs to the son-in-law.
    PSS: Signed and numbered prints are available at a small cost.:pimp:
     


  2. Rick D

    Rick D

    Joined Jun 14, 2008
    6,535 posts, 157 likes
    Hunter Legend 40.5
    US Long Beach, Shoreline Marina, CA
    Very cool!
     


  3. rgranger

    rgranger

    Joined Jan 19, 2010
    4,885 posts, 866 likes
    Hunter 26
    US Smith Mountain Lake
    Looks like a good spot to catch some crawfish.
     


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  4. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    2,757 posts, 757 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    Nope!

    But SHRIMP , dang right!
    I saw two teenagers catch about 20 lbs of shrimp using a cast net. It took them 4 casts!
    Jim...

    PS: Crawfish is way up river. This marina is on a canal off a Salt Water bay.
    PSS: That is a Salt water marsh, note the winding canals for smaller boats in the back ground marsh.
     


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  5. rgranger

    rgranger

    Joined Jan 19, 2010
    4,885 posts, 866 likes
    Hunter 26
    US Smith Mountain Lake
    Sounds perfect! I'm guessing September to December is ideal sailing weather there.
     


  6. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    2,757 posts, 757 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    Well try March to mid December. :biggrin:
    As long as we are not dodging Tropical storms.:(

    We went out in February, this year, in jackets. Good during the Sunny days, but had warm supper in the cabin that night. Good temperature for snuggling too.:)

    Plus we go down to our boat [3 miles away] on Sunny and chilly days to do minor maintenance and enjoy just being in the berth.

    Boating is great!!!
    Jim...
     


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  7. chris mac

    chris mac

    Joined Jul 21, 2016
    32 posts, 17 likes
    san juan 7.7
    Ca wabamun
    I recently went to an art show in the town where my marina is. A local photographer had some beautiful time lapse shots of the northern lights over the marina. The night was so calm that even with the time lapse, you could read our boats name on the stern. Unfortunately I'm too cheap to pay the several hundred dollars for it, so I can't share:-(
    But anyone in wabamun can see it displayed in the gallery lakeside.
    Oh, and my mom painted this a couple years ago, won first prize in the art show she entered with it.
     

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  8. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    5,595 posts, 1,892 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    The artistic element is pretty good. Here is the Hadley against the Seattle skyline. We are in Bell Harbor Downtown Seattle.
    138B0854-AC78-4036-9210-BF4E3787960F.jpeg
    When we got back from dinner I saw this image of Hadley and Mt Rainer, at sunset.
    243FAA36-C0DA-4516-B8A5-FC65D26291B8.jpeg
    Then there was Senior Frog playing with Mr Beaver.
    7AD9C62A-E7F9-44E4-944F-62C7302226C5.jpeg
     


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  9. Kermit

    Kermit

    Joined Jul 31, 2010
    4,584 posts, 1,745 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Lake Murray Sailing Club, SC
    And just like a pelican, he just *had* to photobomb!
     


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  10. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    2,757 posts, 757 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    He is sitting on the Left Bollard.
    Always King of the Roost.
    PelicanPanhandlers.jpg
    Jim...

    PS: His Agent is at 1-800-RentBird
     


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  11. AlastairLC

    AlastairLC

    Joined Jan 2, 2017
    274 posts, 65 likes
    O'Day 322
    US Lake Pleasant
    Here are a couple I did of Friendship sloops:
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  12. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    5,595 posts, 1,892 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    Nice work @AlastairLC . Water colors? You really caught the floating of the sails.
     


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  13. AlastairLC

    AlastairLC

    Joined Jan 2, 2017
    274 posts, 65 likes
    O'Day 322
    US Lake Pleasant
    Thanks John. Yes, they’re watercolors. Not very good photos - I just snapped them for my own reference, at an angle to avoid reflection of the flash off the glass. I love the lines of the old Friendship Sloops.
     


  14. Kermit

    Kermit

    Joined Jul 31, 2010
    4,584 posts, 1,745 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Lake Murray Sailing Club, SC
    Watercolors! Get it? Watercolors!!!!
     


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  15. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    5,595 posts, 1,892 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    Ohhh Kermie.. Reach into the watercooler and get another cool one..
    Water colors Water colors Water colors....

    There I’ve said it there times and the spell checker placed a space between the words each time.
    I guess it needs some studies in English writing. How do you train an Apple. I always thought you gave it to a teacher.
     


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