Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: sad, sad day

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Mid Michigan
    Posts
    121

    Default sad, sad day

    Well took the outback out of the water yesterday. I put it off till the last minute, 7:30 pm. then froze my you know off getting the dock and hoist out of the water. But its done. I'll put the boat in a few more times but waking up this morning and looking out the window to a lake without a MOOMBA on the hoist in front of the house is a bummer though.

    no there she sits in the driveway all covered up and I have to admit that I cried a little when I pulled out of the driveway and drove past her. The lazy days of lounging in the boat and taking turns skiing are gone for now, but I can't help but focus on the upcoming spring and summer of 2010.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Tallahassee, FL
    Posts
    14,071

    Default

    Wow! It seems so early. I remember hoping for one more w/e after Labor Day. Sometimes I'd wait till the end of Sept. and never get another decent weekend day. Had to move south.
    My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
    2008 LSV (sold)
    2000 Outback LS (sold)
    LLTR!!!!!!!!



  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    507

    Default

    Yea It sucks I brought my boat home 2 weeks ago Leaving the lift in untill the 26th man is it going to be cold then in northern minnesota

    We usually ski here untill the first week of october if it stays decent that is with this summer we had I doubt it will happen this year
    2007 Outback V

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Virginia
    Posts
    303

    Default

    The day is coming soon in Northern Utah. I think we can still sneak in a couple of day trips to Jordanelle and Deer Creek in September. I do believe the last trip may be down to Southern Utah during the kids' Fall break. Who knows???? This year has shown us the strangest weather patterns I can recall in the past 10 years.
    2007 LSV - All red
    Wetsounds PRO 80's WS420 Eq
    Acme 1433

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Fargo ND
    Posts
    59

    Default Boat Parade

    Monday driving back to Fargo the highway was like a boat parade. Many, many boats being pulled home to be winterized then put away for cold winter storage. The only good news is that Grouse season opens saturday morning so I'll be dusting off my shotgun and taking my dog for a long walk this weekend.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    East Central Indiana
    Posts
    844

    Default

    Still warm enough in Indiana- water temp mid 70s-good thing 'cause I'm not done with the moomba yet (got her 2 months ago- have 40+ hrs already). Going to slalom tomorrow and yes attempt to surf again also. I find myself looking at Barts website for drysuits and homes.com for property in Florida.
    2008 OBV
    2001 Ski Nautique closed bow
    attracted to shiny things that float

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    Minnesota and Wisconsin
    Posts
    1,202

    Default

    Skied without wet suit this weekend in mid-western WI. Water was actually pretty comfortable.We hope to go to the end of September w/o wet suit? Last runs 2nd w/e in Oct. More concerned about the boat than water temp. Last thing I need is cracked block.
    If you believe something to be true, it will be - in it's consequences.

    2009 MasterCraft ProStar 197 - DD - 5.7L - 325HP - Zero Off

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Mid Michigan
    Posts
    121

    Default circumstances

    STrange circumstances this year. our lake is actually a damed up river, the dam needs some repairs so they are lowering the water level 4 feet for about 6 weeks. With the water being that low, skiing and boating are out of the picture. When the water comes back up in mid october the water in mid michigan will be too cold for the kids to ski and coaxing them in the boat at those temps is too much work.

    Generally, we leave the boat and hoist in the water until late sept. I do have to admit, getting the dock and hoist out in warmer weather is kinda nice

  9. #9
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    507

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by eseebeck View Post
    STrange circumstances this year. our lake is actually a damed up river, the dam needs some repairs so they are lowering the water level 4 feet for about 6 weeks. With the water being that low, skiing and boating are out of the picture. When the water comes back up in mid october the water in mid michigan will be too cold for the kids to ski and coaxing them in the boat at those temps is too much work.

    Generally, we leave the boat and hoist in the water until late sept. I do have to admit, getting the dock and hoist out in warmer weather is kinda nice
    That would have been nice let them drain the lake down then walk out and remove docks and lift before they fill it and not have to get wet
    2007 Outback V

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Traverse City, MI
    Posts
    2,680

    Default

    Wow, thats pretty early to take it out! I leave my boat in until the marina closes on October 15th, then we drop it in on weekends. I don't have a hoist to pull out though. I was just up at Torch Lake in Northern Michigan and the water was like 75 degrees, what lake are you on, and how cold is it?
    2013 Outback V

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •