|A new old bateaux from Louisana
Post Number: 270
|Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2007 - 07:32 pm: ||
Here are some pictures of the launch of an old bateaux that has not been in the water for over 30 years. For those years it was a lawn ornament. To a large degree it was a joint project with many hands on the project.
I can say that it was a thrill to be there at the launching and to hear the pop pop pop pop of that engine .
At the ramp and going down
Still on the trailer
Kissing the water for the first time
Taking a good deep drink
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Coming into dock for the first time
The lucky owner ( David) is in the front)
Tying up - note the dirty Tee shirt and suspenders on the guy at the back of the bateaux
I had a really good time visiting with the Louisiana boys.