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10-18-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Captain AL

No problem. I thought I was the only one thinking...

No problem. I thought I was the only one thinking about it! My FL numbers were replaced by my detailer when they wet-sanded, buffed, and coated it. They seem to be doing just fine though....I will...
10-17-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By Captain AL

I have lost 1 registration sticker on my ceramic...

I have lost 1 registration sticker on my ceramic coated super air Nautique in the 2 years and 50 hours of use or so. Just put this years on and even the older replacement for the lost one was already...
10-14-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 209,308
Posted By Captain AL

My new way of catching my Mavic mini is to use a...

My new way of catching my Mavic mini is to use a large rubber fishing net to catch it. When the drone is close, someone nets it on the bow with me if it is windy or if the boat is moving too quickly...
10-13-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 209,308
Posted By Captain AL

If on a budget, I am loving my mavic mini so far...

If on a budget, I am loving my mavic mini so far and I really do not know what I am doing camera settings wise. I think the quality with various polarized lens' has been great.
10-12-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,655
Posted By Captain AL

33 palmetto all day if you can rewire it and if...

33 palmetto all day if you can rewire it and if looking at all 3 used. The ride is amazing. Fuel economy really is not bad for a big heavy boat. PM me for any questions you may have. Just sold ours 3...
10-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,489
Posted By Captain AL

How did I miss this!? Subscribed!!

How did I miss this!?
Subscribed!!
10-06-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Captain AL

used to live in London for 6 years. Lots of...

used to live in London for 6 years. Lots of family Up there.
10-06-2020, 10:56 AM
10-06-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

for this boat you definitely need 1 set of hands...

for this boat you definitely need 1 set of hands besides the captain for the locks. The lines provided are nothing special and need constant adjusting. The largest lock drop for us was around 9’. On...
10-06-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

Yeah, with covid all of our charters in the BVI...

Yeah, with covid all of our charters in the BVI and Bahamas had to be rescheduled for later dates so we took the opportunity to use the boat ourselves close to home for a couple of months. Hopefully,...
10-06-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

Moore Haven City Dock. Pulled right up, walked...

Moore Haven City Dock. Pulled right up, walked across the street to "city hall" and paid $1/ft in a dropbox envelope for the night....Not sure if that is normal or a COVID procedure but was easy...
10-06-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

yeah there were moments we saw 2.5’ beneath the...

yeah there were moments we saw 2.5’ beneath the keel before the lake headed East. We draw 6’. Water was high for our trip.
10-06-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

We left Captiva at sunrise and ended up in...

We left Captiva at sunrise and ended up in Jupiter the next day around 4. We obviously cannot jump up on plane for most of the trip due to depth and wake size. Our hull speed is about 10knots.
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10-04-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 81,684
Posted By Captain AL

When you buy these motors new, the price includes...

When you buy these motors new, the price includes 7 "training your captain" to maintain them and service them. To me, this hints that there are going to ongoing issues being worked on outside of any...
10-04-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

Thanks! Was actually my first time doing the...

Thanks! Was actually my first time doing the trip. Definitely worth doing if you enjoy exploring.
10-04-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Captain AL

Lake Okeechobee Waterway Crossing--Drone footage West to East 09/20

Made the crossing several weeks ago and finally edited a video together. I am thinking I could even make an "aerial guide to the waterway" video as I have lots of footage.
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10-04-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 209,308
Posted By Captain AL

This is our crossing of Lake O a few weeks ago....

This is our crossing of Lake O a few weeks ago. Was a pretty cool experience overall. I hope you all enjoy!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3lA1WPnh4Q...
09-09-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Captain AL

On busy weekends and holidays, it is crazy out...

On busy weekends and holidays, it is crazy out there. Depends on the time of year and day of the week honestly. There are sometimes 3 boats and sometimes it is 100 plus and 30 jetskis.
09-09-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Captain AL

This is pretty much in line with what I was...

This is pretty much in line with what I was thinking myself.
Do you think the idea of a mooring ball system would ever work out here? Down in the islands, which are often national parks or protected...
09-08-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Captain AL

Yes I sure did. That was a long long time ago. I...

Yes I sure did. That was a long long time ago. I also saw you out there once for Fourth of July or New Years or something like that from my ski boat from afar! it is a shame how far out of control it...
09-07-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By Captain AL

The boat has been down in Captiva for a few weeks...

The boat has been down in Captiva for a few weeks now while we have been weekend warriors. Was at Cayo Costa Yesterday with her! Loved it down there. Got to explore a whole lot over the course of a...
09-07-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Captain AL

Bird Island @ Lake Butler, Windermere, FL... Keep the Sandbar open to access

Who else thinks there is a better way to handle this? This place has had boaters there every day for as long as people have been boating on these lakes. Anyone interested should join the Facebook...
07-28-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,084
Views: 209,308
Posted By Captain AL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry6ybrjpPQo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry6ybrjpPQo

First drone video I've made....need to work on my editing skills but I also did not spend much time on it. This was filmed with my cousins karma, I've...
07-25-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 25,596
Posted By Captain AL

Wish this video was still around somewhere...

Wish this video was still around somewhere...
07-18-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,730
Posted By Captain AL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry6ybrjpPQo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry6ybrjpPQo
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