One Thousand Five Hundred Reasons... THAT Boat... Was Sexy... 😊  

Paulxx001 64M  
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8/6/2019 12:08 pm

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One Thousand Five Hundred Reasons... THAT Boat... Was Sexy... 😊

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Life ... is where you find it, right? I found an interesting, slice of it... down by the marina, last Saturday morning.

It was sunny. A few clouds in the sky. I pulled into my favorite spot, slid out of my car and stood, by the edge of the wharf. I inhaled, that invigorating fishy scent... of fresh, lake air. It always, soothed my soul. The waves were timid and the breeze was warm. Nearby, a cluster of hopeful fishermen, sat in folding chairs and clutched their rods. The horizon, was dotted with tiny sail boats, fluttering about. And behind me, a gaggle of sailors, scurried, to ready their crafts.

Brian and Linda were working on their 2005, 'Sea Ray' - securing it to the trailer. Theirs - was a sleek, white and blue vessel, built for water skiing and skimming, along calm waters. Brian, had just sold it. He'd taken 'her' out ... one, last time. He wiped the chrome rail... as he spoke to me. "I'm gonna miss this baby. She was never good, in rough water though. Her keel is too flat. We'd bounce off the waves, like a rubber ball, off cement," he laughed.

As we stood there - 'One Armed Warren' - drove up. His right arm, was lost in a bizarre, boating accident... many years ago. I never got, the full story. He slowly, backed up his truck, down the loading ramp. The trailer, carried his 'Larson Bowrider'. That boat, was a sea worthy, twenty five foot beast. "I've taken her , on the Atlantic. She'll handle any wave," he proudly boasted to me, once.

It's always a bit tricky, to unload a boat, so Brian and I... offered our help. As Warren slipped the stern of his boat, into the water, and unhitched it, Brian called out to him. "Warren... Ya gonna start the motor, before you release? Test it?"

"Nah. Runs fine Brian. Just came back from the Florida Keys. She'll be good."

I don't know much, about boats. Brian does. He looked at me and shrugged his shoulders. With the next lurch of the trailer... Warren's boat... floated gently, onto the water. Brian and I held the ropes, as Waren jumped in, to start the engine. Yes...! You predicted correctly. It wouldn't start.

After another futile, twenty minutes... it still, wouldn't start. Warren, hopped out of the 'captain's chair' and onto the dock.

"Sea water in the engine. I thought I flushed it. But something's messing, with the fuel pump... or filter. Can't reach it, without dismantling half the engine. I'm fucked... for today," he declared, rather annoyed with himself.

I could see Eileen (Warren's wife), trudging towards us, from the marina clubhouse. "What's up Warren?" she called. "Don't tell me - we're not going out?"

"No... The fuel pump is messed up," he replied.

Then... we ALL heard, that familiar sound, rolling in from the far end of the lake.

Twin engines roared, from about a mile away. The 'cigarette boat', flew across the lake. It threw a huge wall of water and misty spray, high into the air... and far behind... in its wake. It was Barry and his - fifteen hundred horsepower - monster! The music (blasting through his speakers)... preceded his entry, to the side of the wharf. His engines idled, with that intimidating... deep... low growl. Heads turned. I could feel my body vibrating... as he finally, killed them (the engines)... and floated towards us.

"Hey guys. What's up?" Barry called out, as he waved. We shared with him, the 'short version' of our morning. And before we knew it, we were all climbing into... Barry's sexy, racing sloop. The engines, rumbled to life. The sound system clicked in and the sub woofers, teased our heartbeats. We gripped the seats and then... ripped across the blue waves at (what felt like), a hundred miles per hour.

Sometime later... after the wind and the brilliant sun, had completely, numbed our bodies... and the music, had totally numbed our ears; we all sat there, in the marina lounge, watching the boats slip in and out of the bay. Drinks were soon - going to be numbing ... our brains.

I'm not a fan, of big boats and motorized water craft. When I'm sitting peacefully, on a chair, by the shore, I find they're intrusive and obnoxiously LOUD. Not to mention, their impact, on the environment.

But damn... they're FUN ... when you're on one! Who wouldn't, enjoy it? Or... is the love of speed... just a 'guy thing' ?


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Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 12:12 pm

Yep. I hate the sound of those loud boats and sea-doos buzzing around a quiet body of water. Soooo... annoying! 🤔
Yet, when I'm on a boat, I love it. The feeling of the wind and the waves Just great! 👍
So I'm a hypocrite... I guess... 😶


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 12:13 pm

I do love speed. And I've known plenty of ladies who've shared my thrill. So I don't think, it's JUST a 'guy' thing. 😊
But... I won't get on a motorcycle. I don't trust the other guy. And maybe... I just don't trust myself, either. 🤔


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 12:13 pm

Oh and.. by the way... They name boats, after women. Is that because... they're so difficult to handle? 😯


mrboytoy4now 41M
37 posts
8/6/2019 12:32 pm

if they are loaded with women..... i'll take it...


nytrum 65M
22 posts
8/6/2019 12:45 pm

Cruising is the way to go and more my style...lol...


Milburry5 30M
25 posts
8/6/2019 1:14 pm

I mean...they're boats? I think it has a lot more to do with what you associate it with.


Wffunwf 42M

8/6/2019 2:18 pm

Great story!


Tmptrzz 59F  
106083 posts
8/6/2019 2:54 pm

Nope its not just a guy thing, we used to go to the lake every summer and spend time on the house boats, speed boats. The speed boats are such exhilarating fun loved them and inter tubing off the back of them even more fun.. All the kids used to have a blast.

Thanks for sharing your exciting day with us, and I hope you continue to get out there in the water and have a blast..

Seduce the mind and see what a wonderful adventure the body will take you on..


superbjversion2 66F
24122 posts
8/6/2019 3:09 pm

I love boat rides of all sorts. When I was 18, I dated a guy that had a little 2 seater speed boat. We'd go boating every Sunday afternoon. What a blast that summer was.

My theory on naming boats after women .... cuz you get all wet riding one!

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation bangs on the door forever!


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 4:41 pm

    Quoting mrboytoy4now:
    if they are loaded with women..... i'll take it...
Yep... me too... 😊
Drop by any time.... 👍


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 4:43 pm

    Quoting nytrum:
    Cruising is the way to go and more my style...lol...
That's a gentler way to go... that's for sure... 😊
Speed, is good.. once in a while. No?
Thanks for popping in. Drop by any time. 👍


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 4:44 pm

    Quoting Milburry5:
    I mean...they're boats? I think it has a lot more to do with what you associate it with.
True... They are.
So many different styles and such.
Thanks for popping in. Drop by any time. 👍


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 4:46 pm

Thanks.
Do you have a preference... boats, that is? 🤔
Drop by, any time... 😊


Paulxx001 64M  
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8/6/2019 4:49 pm

    Quoting Tmptrzz:
    Nope its not just a guy thing, we used to go to the lake every summer and spend time on the house boats, speed boats. The speed boats are such exhilarating fun loved them and inter tubing off the back of them even more fun.. All the kids used to have a blast.

    Thanks for sharing your exciting day with us, and I hope you continue to get out there in the water and have a blast..
What a great pic! 👍
Wow.. that, sounds like a lot of fun! I think you were into the lifestyle.... lol Houseboats, sound like fun... No? 🤔
Do you still have opportunities to enjoy that lifestyle? 😊


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 4:58 pm

    Quoting superbjversion2:
    I love boat rides of all sorts. When I was 18, I dated a guy that had a little 2 seater speed boat. We'd go boating every Sunday afternoon. What a blast that summer was.

    My theory on naming boats after women .... cuz you get all wet riding one!
I know you love boats... 😊
Sounds like, you had a great time. 👍
What a great theory... for naming boats.
We get wet....? 🤔 hmmmm....


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 5:09 pm

    Quoting  :

A day... is enough for me too.
Every weekend... sounds like a challenge... lol 😂 Did you keep your temper? Or did you blow a gasket?
I'm not sure if I could do every weekend.
My buddy was a mile out, when he was blasting it. Wake rules? 🤔
He cruised in at 5 mph. But he was LOUD! I mean LOUD!
Sounds like we both, can take it in small bites... 😊
Houseboat huh? How was that like?


sexyldy1000 61F  
9549 posts
8/6/2019 5:16 pm

I have lots of fond memories of going boating at the cottage. Wasn’t anything fancy, just an aluminum one for fishing. No desire to go on an ocean cruise.....too many people!


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/6/2019 9:02 pm

    Quoting sexyldy1000:
    I have lots of fond memories of going boating at the cottage. Wasn’t anything fancy, just an aluminum one for fishing. No desire to go on an ocean cruise.....too many people!
Cruises are fun. if you like to eat... and you're into camping? 🤔 It's like a two week camping trip with a bunch of people... but with beds and you're on water...
Yep... smaller boats might be more fun.. in certain ways..
What was the question? 🙄


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 7:21 am

    Quoting  :

That boat was fun but super loud.
No way I could ever afford one. Barry claims that he paid $300k for it.
Is crazy speed... and a sick sound system... worth THAT price?
Hell yeah! 👍 lol 😂


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 7:51 am

    Quoting  :

Omg... I've seen YOUR boat... 🛥️ That is too funny! 👍
Did you ever get a bigger motor... or boat? 🤔
Ya woulda loved that silly cigarette 🚬 boat. It was just a touch extreme, though. I guess you don't get sea sick? 🤮


lust4life59 63F
2502 posts
8/7/2019 9:07 am

I prefer sailboats over power boats, but that's just me.


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 10:01 am

    Quoting lust4life59:
    I prefer sailboats over power boats, but that's just me.
I like them as well. Peaceful and quiet. 😊
Do you sail ⛵ often? 🤔
Someone else... has to be at the helm ⛑ though. I'd sink the boat, if I was Captain.


author51 59F  
128877 posts
8/7/2019 10:50 am

    Quoting Paulxx001:
    Oh and.. by the way... They name boats, after women. Is that because... they're so difficult to handle? 😯
They name cars after women too .If handled properly they run like a well oiled machine. 😊 Like you I prefer canoes or kayaks instead of speed boats or motor boats. Those ones are nice to look at though.

You can never have enough JOY in your life..xoxo

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Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 3:08 pm

    Quoting author51:
    They name cars after women too .If handled properly they run like a well oiled machine. 😊 Like you I prefer canoes or kayaks instead of speed boats or motor boats. Those ones are nice to look at though.
lol... Yep... I agree. I just put that question up, to see if anyone would nibble. 😊
Women aren't difficult to 'handle' at all. They handle 'themselves' just fine!
True about small craft with a paddle.
I like those spaces of water 💦 that, completely ban motor boats. Those... ate the places that just sooth the soul. 😊
Nobody... handles YOU! Right? lol 😂


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 3:12 pm

    Quoting  :

Those boats ARE fun... for a while.
Captains? lol... I'm usually co - captain. No? 🤔 I rarely get to steer the ship, all of the time.
Unless of course... she's let me tie her up, on the bed...
Now THAT'S.... a different story. Your safe word is "dingy"... 😊


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 3:14 pm

    Quoting  :

Ahhh... I'm sure the kids are happy though... Hey... if you get a truck and a trailer... you might get a new boat too? 🤔


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/7/2019 5:51 pm

    Quoting  :

You're on my list girl 📃..😊
So.. how's the horses? Any adventures?
Isn't it too hot, for a horse, at one point?
Those Western movies, where the cowboy rides for miles and miles.. never made sense to me.. Felt cruel...


SeaGirlFL 57F
9220 posts
8/10/2019 12:21 pm

Not one who enjoys boating much. I'd rather be on the shore...or maybe a cruise ship, lol.

"Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax." – Mark Black


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/10/2019 3:51 pm

    Quoting  :

Hmmm... I get it... 😊 👍


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/10/2019 3:54 pm

    Quoting SeaGirlFL:
    Not one who enjoys boating much. I'd rather be on the shore...or maybe a cruise ship, lol.
Ooo... Now THERE'S an idea... Ever been on one?
Talk about all you can eat! I think I gained weight... and felt like a sloth... lol 😂 😮
But very.. relaxing... 😊


SeaGirlFL 57F
9220 posts
8/11/2019 9:50 am

    Quoting Paulxx001:
    Ooo... Now THERE'S an idea... Ever been on one?
    Talk about all you can eat! I think I gained weight... and felt like a sloth... lol 😂 😮
    But very.. relaxing... 😊
Yes, I have been on a cruise, and I loved it. I'm sure I ate too much, but I also did a lot of walking around the ship. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

"Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax." – Mark Black


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/11/2019 12:08 pm

    Quoting SeaGirlFL:
    Yes, I have been on a cruise, and I loved it. I'm sure I ate too much, but I also did a lot of walking around the ship. I would do it again in a heartbeat.
So would I... 😊👍


1seeking1 56F
3767 posts
8/14/2019 3:23 pm

Not just a guy thing, sadly friends boat is being fixed, he will take me as soon as it fixed. Just love it, perfect way to cool off. He also has an electric motor which is so quiet, see so much wildlife also enjoyable.


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/14/2019 4:01 pm

    Quoting 1seeking1:
    Not just a guy thing, sadly friends boat is being fixed, he will take me as soon as it fixed. Just love it, perfect way to cool off. He also has an electric motor which is so quiet, see so much wildlife also enjoyable.
Now... THAT... sounds like a plan! I can imagine!
Yep... I can relate to that, type of day.
I don't own a boat. I don't plan to own one
I do have a quiet space I know... 😊
Yep... I can totally relate to that day of yours! 👍


smartasswoman 64F  
35715 posts
8/15/2019 1:38 pm

I would find it exhilarating to ride on a boat like that, but a little bit goes a long way. Like, 15-20 minutes would probably be enough for me.

The two lakes I visited toward the end of my trip, both appeared to have banned motorized traffic. There were a ton of people kayaking, rowing, stand up paddleboarding, swimming...they were very busy but very relaxing, quiet and safe compared to if motorboats and jetskis were zooming around.


Paulxx001 64M  
22467 posts
8/15/2019 3:21 pm

    Quoting smartasswoman:
    I would find it exhilarating to ride on a boat like that, but a little bit goes a long way. Like, 15-20 minutes would probably be enough for me.

    The two lakes I visited toward the end of my trip, both appeared to have banned motorized traffic. There were a ton of people kayaking, rowing, stand up paddleboarding, swimming...they were very busy but very relaxing, quiet and safe compared to if motorboats and jetskis were zooming around.
You're right about the cigarette boat. Twenty or so minutes was all we did.
A couple of weeks before, I went to another lake which also banned all motor craft. Wow... what a peaceful place to spend the day.
Sounds like you had a great time. 👍
Does Greek water taste the same as ours? 🤔


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