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The boat was in St. Petersburg when we bought it and we had to bring it home across the Gulf

- The boat was in St. Petersburg when we bought it and we had to bring it home across the Gulf
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Our first outing togehter on our new boat, which we re-named "Escapade."

- Our first outing togehter on our new boat, which we re-named "Escapade."
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Steve and Wayne on one of the early outings.

- Steve and Wayne on one of the early outings.
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Karen soaking up some sun on Pensacola Bay.

- Karen soaking up some sun on Pensacola Bay.
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I'm all in favor of anything that makes Karen smile like this.

- I'm all in favor of anything that makes Karen smile like this.
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Just being on the water makes us both happy!

- Just being on the water makes us both happy!
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Being under sail is one of the most wonderful feelings I know.

- Being under sail is one of the most wonderful feelings I know.
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Seeing Karen smile like this just makes my day!

- Seeing Karen smile like this just makes my day!
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This little guy joined us about 10 miles offshore while we were on vacation. He rested for an hour or so, drank some water, and then flew away. Fortunately, by then we were only a mile or so offshore.

- This little guy joined us about 10 miles offshore while we were on vacation. He rested for an hour or so, drank some water, and then flew away. Fortunately, by then we were only a mile or so offshore.
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The dolphins come out to play in the bow wake on a regular basis.

- The dolphins come out to play in the bow wake on a regular basis.
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They really seem to enjoy swimming with us as we cruise under sail.

- They really seem to enjoy swimming with us as we cruise under sail.
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I'm not much of a fisherman, but I caught this Spanish Mackerel off of Destin and he made a great meal!

- I'm not much of a fisherman, but I caught this Spanish Mackerel off of Destin and he made a great meal!
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On our way back from Panama City we ran into mechanical problems and bad weather and we stayed tethered to the boat for 17 hours.

- On our way back from Panama City we ran into mechanical problems and bad weather and we stayed tethered to the boat for 17 hours.
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Maintaining a boat like "Escapade" isn't easy. This is the new generator I installed in 2007. The job was a LOT more than I had bargained for!

- Maintaining a boat like "Escapade" isn't easy. This is the new generator I installed in 2007. The job was a LOT more than I had bargained for!
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In 2008, we did a "Bottom Job" and had the hull painted. That too turned out to be a much bigger job than expected. It had a lot of blisters, "but at least they were small."

- In 2008, we did a "Bottom Job" and had the hull painted. That too turned out to be a much bigger job than expected. It had a lot of blisters, "but at least they were small."
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