2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Bateau Builders organize and plan their meetings and get-togethers. This is grass roots at its finest, not sanctioned by E-Boat, Inc
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Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Post by peter-curacao » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:04 pm

cape man wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:37 pm
We drove to Key West. Didn't stay there cause we're cheap.
But boy o boy did we had fun :lol: :lol: :lol:
Yes I remember you guys were at Cudjoe and picked me up @ Key West in that pickup truck in which nothing happened by the way :P



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Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Post by cape man » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:31 pm

What pickup?
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Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Post by peter-curacao » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:57 pm

cape man wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:31 pm
What pickup?
Exactly :lol: 8)

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Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Post by wadestep » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:01 pm

Hey all - I'd be down for a Keys trip if it was reasonable. We ran down there last summer but the weather was horrible for at least 5 of the 7 days, so the keys need not really satiated....

Count me about 50% depending on time and location. If we were far enough south I'd love to take a Tortugas trip... or Cay Sal daytrip... Heard stories of the cracker getting there in an OD18.

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Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Post by Aripeka Angler » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:31 pm

I've been completely useless with keeping up with this thread, I have been too busy.
I am up for a meet in Marathon in October if that works for you guys.
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Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Post by seaslug » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:43 pm

I've already got a 1 week trip to Islamorada reserved with a buddy for Sept 7th, so there's very little chance I would make it down there again in October. Even if I were to make it I wouldn't be bringing my FS18 anyway, just not the right boat for the Keys, I would bring the bay boat for going offshore. Besides, it's an 8 1/2 hour drive for me, and I hate driving almost as much as I hate working. If you get lucky with the weather, October is a great time to be there, with no crowds, in fact we stay at the Kon Tiki, and 2 years ago in October we were the only boat in the place. If you want to check out a great spot, reasonably priced, with it's own boat ramp, floating docks, and a 20 minute run to Alligator reef, the Kon Tiki is very nice for a get together. Laid back old school atmosphere, and they would probably be ok with a big BBQ on the grounds. My buddy has been staying there since 1971, and I loved the place, but I'm also a guy that likes older quieter places, and stay away from big resort hotels. Mike

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