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Happy Thanksgiving !!!

Discussion in 'YachtForums Yacht Club' started by Arniev, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. Arniev

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    To all YachtForums Members and Guests celebrating THANKSGIVING DAY ...

    Wishing everyone a safe journey and happy memories on this special Day of Thanks.
    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

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    Thanks Arnie and Happy Thanksgiving to our members here and abroad that celebrate the holiday. :)

    While most people are feasting on our fine feathered friend or force fed some crazy cranberry concoction, Thanksgiving has always been a day of play for me, so I splashed Zippy and beat the stuffing out of her from the Port of Palm Beach to Port Everglades. About a one hour cruise at 75 mph, with the requisite stop to give thanks to the holiday, down a turkey sandwich and throttle back up.

    For those of you not familiar with Zippy, this is my accomplice in Turkey Day festivities. Unlike some of you who got stuck at a table with wacky relatives, Zippy could care less about politics, religion or the economy. Her sole purpose is to take pictures and for fleeting moments when her props sing off the crest of a wave... she turns back my biological clock.

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    Arriving in Port Everglades, we were greeted by the 59-meter Helios, built by Oceanco...

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    In addition to Ft. Lauderdale's most famous tower, Pier 66 (seen in the picture above), we now have a new building to mark our place in the world... Lazzara's LSD or Lazzara Show Display. This "building on a barge" has taken up residency at Shadow Marine's docks, just south of the 17th Street Causeway bridge...

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    And here's the world's best waterborne warehouse, the Allure Shadow...

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    A closer look at Allure's accommodations reveal cruise ship style, private balconies...

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    Slipping under the causeway, we found the subject of our next YF review, Trinity's "Destination Fox Harb'r Too". And no... Pier 66 isn't taking leaning lessons from Pisa, but the photographer could use a few.

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    Across the intracoastal at the Ft. Lauderdale Grande, the 50-meter Oceanfast "Mystique "...

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    On the north side of the Grande sat a Perfect Lady...

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    Do guests at the Grande get their money back when Polar Star blocks their view?

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    To keep things interactive, who wants to give the details on this beauty taking too much dock at Pier 66...

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    Making our way around the bend between Pier 66 and Bahia Mar, I came across this Johnson named "Bella Donna II" with a gold toe stripe. Looks a little Blingy...

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    Arriving at Bahia Mar, we found a couple of Great White sharks lurking at the marina. Here's the first...

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    Which gave birth to...

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    Malcolm's Highlander. He made green, good. Godspeed old friend...

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    Heading north along BH's face dock, the Feadship's 68-meter "Archimedes" showing the beam of their new facility...

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    As we cruised along the side of Archimedes, the finish on the hull made it appear to be an older boat, even though it was launched this year. Granted, dark colors have a way of showing every imperfection, but this was more than a paint problem, it simply wasn't faired very well.

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    Built by our great neighbors to the north, here's the very acceptable 141' Expedition "Copasetic"...

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    'Aurora' is a 49-meter Admiral originally built as "Evviva" for Bayliner founder Orin Edson. It was later sold to Monster.com founder Andy McKelvey.

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    On the Hall of Fame's outside dock, Richmond Yachts 142' "Sun Chaser"...

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