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Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By FLSunfish
We're docked on on the Gulf ICW just west of...

We're docked on on the Gulf ICW just west of Pensacola at Perdido Key, and we've had a very hot summer with an extraordinary amount of sea grass washing to shore every still evening and night. We...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,738
Posted By FLSunfish
LOLOLOL :rofl:

LOLOLOL
:rofl:
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,738
Posted By FLSunfish
Not a pup, but a parrot

Our senior Min Pin passed away last fall after 11 years with us, but we still have our Blue Front Amazon Parrot named Sugar Lips to entertain and keep us company. She has taken to boat life quite...
Forum: Liveaboards 06-12-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By FLSunfish
Usually he -- but I'm also comfortable with it...

Usually he -- but I'm also comfortable with it and was the first to learn the art of docking with just the shifters on the Sea Ray. :)
I'm sure he'll be more often at the helm as we get used to the...
Forum: Liveaboards 06-12-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By FLSunfish
[QUOTE=GFC;450929]Now that you have all that...

[QUOTE=GFC;450929]Now that you have all that extra storage, has your Admiral decided when she needs to go shopping to get all of the things she did without on your last boat?

Actually I am the...
Forum: Liveaboards 06-11-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By FLSunfish
Thanks to all of you for your kind words. We had...

Thanks to all of you for your kind words. We had a 1975 CC Catalina 251 before the Sea Ray, and really liked that boat! It was our first inboard and we learned a lot from it.
Forum: Liveaboards 06-11-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By FLSunfish
The engines are DD 8V53, and the genny's a...

The engines are DD 8V53, and the genny's a Northern Lights 8 KW inside a sound shield. i'm not sure about the trannies.
Forum: Liveaboards 06-11-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By FLSunfish
This is hull 4 out of 10 double cabins that were...

This is hull 4 out of 10 double cabins that were made in 1966 using fiberglass for the first time for 47 ft Commanders. Not brave enough to attempt to maintain wood of this size in this climate and...
Forum: Liveaboards 06-11-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,266
Posted By FLSunfish
We're going bigger.

We owned the Sea Ray 300 db when we decided to move onto the boat, so even though it was small by liveaboard standards, we were ok with the Sea Ray as our liveaboard trial boat. We figured if we...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,039
Posted By FLSunfish
Would not leave AC units running unatended here...

Would not leave AC units running unatended here in the FL Panhandle. We're on the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway between two passes, and we get inundated with jelly fish at times. Even with an...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,181
Posted By FLSunfish
Wifey B, I am one of the few who didn't grow up...

Wifey B, I am one of the few who didn't grow up around boats. but now couldn't imagine any other way of life. We actually live on our Sea Ray and have a 25ft fishing boat docked next to us.
From...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By FLSunfish
We didn't enter the local parade, but we're in...

We didn't enter the local parade, but we're in our own marina's contest. :)
Forum: Liveaboards 11-12-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,435
Posted By FLSunfish
Your entire statement is so right! We've only...

Your entire statement is so right! We've only been living on our boat for a year, but it didn't take long at all to realize exactly what you're talking about. For instance in our case, because we...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,090
Posted By FLSunfish
We're going into the 11th month of living on our...

We're going into the 11th month of living on our boat and use our Magma Catalina infrared grill several times a week. I had used a Charbroil infrared grill at my house prior to moving onto the boat...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By FLSunfish
I agree with what you're saying. Our local...

I agree with what you're saying. Our local forecasters always include the marine forecasts too with close to 30,000 boats registered between Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, and with this part of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By FLSunfish
We're docked on the Intracoastal Waterway on the...

We're docked on the Intracoastal Waterway on the Florida end of Perdido Key. We're about 40 miles east of Mobile Bay, and while the Weather Channel and our local TV channel were giving severe weather...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,661
Posted By FLSunfish
Here are our two. One with fur -- The second...

Here are our two. One with fur --

The second picture, he's waiting for Pop to get back on the boat.

And the third picture, the one with feathers --
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,340
Posted By FLSunfish
I hear ya. :) The west has mountains, the east...

I hear ya. :)
The west has mountains, the east has "hills", and down here the best we can do are good size sand dunes! :)
I'm just happy that I have been able to experience so much of it. Would...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,340
Posted By FLSunfish
There's something for everyone all across the...

There's something for everyone all across the U.S.
My family spent the first 12 years of my life living on a forty acre farm along a canyon creek outside of Spokane, WA on the dry side of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,986
Posted By FLSunfish
Merry Christmas from the FL Panhandle

After adding some lights in the stormy weather yesterday, we're looking forward to a calm sunny Christmas day. Have a great Christmas everyone.

Know it isn't a trawler, but we are liveaboards. :)
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 12-05-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,097
Posted By FLSunfish
We moved onto the boat a few months ago here in...

We moved onto the boat a few months ago here in Florida. When changing our drivers license address online, we found that Florida accommodates those of us with a PO box address, by having a section...
Forum: Liveaboards 11-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,107
Posted By FLSunfish
Yes you can. My MBA professors taught us how to...

Yes you can. My MBA professors taught us how to make great predictive and forecasting spreadsheets. There are excel add ins available that perform quite well.
Forum: Liveaboards 09-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,779
Posted By FLSunfish
We're doing this right now -- although in a...

We're doing this right now -- although in a smaller boat than most -- a 30 ft Sedan Bridge.
We're both on board with the decision and are cutting dirt ties by selling the house and almost all of the...
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