for the love of boats!
That's my husband Steven, talking to Dave Lucas on the back of an 18ft Cat Boat. It seemed large to me, but Steven said it was a bit tricky to judge out of the water. This beautiful boat was hand built by Dave and Howard, right there at Lucas Boatworks. I made a new category in my Blipfolio and put in a few pictures of this impressive boat. You can see the photos here.
All the guys that spend time at Dave Lucas boatworks including my husband, belong to the Florida Gulf Coast Traditional Small Craft Association. I think the key word there is Traditional. Tonight at home, Steven was teaching me the difference between Cat boats, Yawls, Schooners and Ketches . .. . because I asked; I don't want to be in the dark about these things! I'm not sure but I think there is a test tomorrow!! Steven grew up boating and it has always been a big part of his life.
For this photo, I was glad to be able to use Photoshop to make the background trees and things become more visible (they were washed out by the sun previously) and keep Steven's face light & clear enough to see. He's my man and I love him so.