Almost Speechless Sunday - Galveston Bay

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Almost Speechless Sunday - Galveston Bay

 

As some folks know, our friend owns a Beneteau sailboat which is moored at the Houston Yacht Club in Shore Acres TX. . We spent Saturday night on his boat. This was the second time we spent the night and slept on his boat. My oldest step-son and his soon ( hopefully) to be fiance came down this morning and we went sailing for about 2 hours or so. The winds were blowing at 17-24 MPH. Sailors know how difficult it is to sail on a 38 foot boat in winds at these speeds. Our friend and my step-son are both very good sailors and we had a fun experience. I was concerned when the gusts were at 24 MPH and higher but no worries as everything went just fine. Obviously I am not a sailor to say the least.. LOL..

 

Below are a few pictures I took. As a side note, my IPhone which I used to take the pictures was taking forever to load the pictures onto my MacBook Air.. ??? I sent myself an Email with the pictures as an attachment. The loading is still taking place and it is now over 2 hours..  

 

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Joan Cox
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Bob, sounds like lots of fun for you all, and the waves does look quite choppy.  Good thing the sailors knew what they were doing.

Apr 10, 2017 06:06 AM #8
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Fot that trip I would need the pills with my proclivity to motion sickness.

Apr 10, 2017 08:52 AM #9
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Thank you everyone for your comments. The wind and wavres were noy easy but cdertainly added to the sail. 

Apr 10, 2017 01:54 PM #10
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My mother made one trip to Galveston, when she was 16.  She talked about that vacation for the rest of her days.

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Bob, sailing can be fun. I haven't been sailing for years.

Apr 10, 2017 03:34 PM #12
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Stopping by to say, "Congratulations on reaching 2,000,000 points on ActiveRain!"

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Bob

Galveston had the making of a great weekend.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Apr 10, 2017 07:53 PM #14
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Thanks for sharing your sailing experience. I hope you did not get sunburned.

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Good morning Bob.  Sailing in a stiff breeze is when it gets to be fun.  But not for the faint of heart.

Apr 11, 2017 04:46 AM #16
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Good morning Bob,

Brings back the memory of learning to make a Sunfish fly.

Congratulations on becoming a multi-millionaire in the 'Rain.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Apr 11, 2017 05:48 AM #17
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Hi Bob.... I get seasick just looking at boats floating on the water. Your photos are so good I was beginning to get queasy just looking at photos!

Apr 11, 2017 05:57 AM #18
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Congratulations on being a double millionaire, Bob! A wonderful achievement and I look forward to joining you in this club later this year. Now on to the next million!

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Congratulations, Bob, on passing the two million points milestone.

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Hi Bob

Sounds like a great time!!

Congratulations on reaching the 2 million point milestone!!

Jeff

Apr 11, 2017 07:10 AM #21
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Thank you everyone for your comments and the Congarts for hitting the 2 million point mark. It took a long time to get there to say the least. 

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Robert Bob Gilbert Very nice photos of Galveston Bay. Congratulation for passing the 2,000,000 points mark.

Apr 11, 2017 06:24 PM #23
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Bob, That was a great time I love spending the night on the boat and getting to see the stars! Have a great Sunday!

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I used to sail smaller boats and cats when I was younger.  I love to sail but haven't been since 1972.  Hope to revive the interest in a few years.

May 10, 2017 10:51 AM #25
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Just stopped by to say hello and hope that you are almost home now!

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Looks like you definitely enjoyed the boating trip in Galveston Bay.

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