Saturday, June 20, 2020

A New Boat Needs a New Name

Happy Saturday, y'all!

In my last post, I mentioned that Troy was working on widening our driveway and gate for the new boat. He formed everything this week. This morning, he did the pour and finished the concrete. It was a hot morning for working concrete!

We bought a "new to us" boat, a used boat. It is a wonderful boat and just what we need. We had previously planned to have a bay boat built, but the builder was not able to build it. So, after patiently waiting for over a year, we decided to purchase "Simple Peddler" from an individual here in South Louisiana. We will need to give her a new name and could use some help. So far, our favorites are "Sea Green" and "Gulf Greens." Troy is very fond of having "Green" in the name. What do you think?

Our 24 foot long Gaudet Aluminum boat is a beauty and was custom built right here in our home state! It is powered by a 300 HP Suzuki outboard motor. We really like the dual console layout because we can put up the canopy and add the side curtains if we need additional protection from the elements. It's hard to find a dual console bay boat. They are almost a thing of the past. Most bay boats these days are center consoles. The benefit of a center console is that they offer more fishing room. Ultimately, we wanted the added comfort of the dual consoles. We think we have plenty of fishing room with this one!








This photo was taken by the original owner at a beach in AL.
 It was the photo he used in the listing; we were SOLD! 😍




19 comments:

  1. Looks like a great boat to catch fish and create new memories! 🚣‍♀️👍😁🎣🎽

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    1. Thank you, it's going to be so nice for all of that! :)

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  2. My parents always had a small boat when I was a child and we loved spending days out on the water. Good luck choosing a name! #KCACOLS

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    1. We look forward to enjoying some nice days on the water. Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. I'm sure many happy times will happen in this boat. Enjoy yourselves!

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  4. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday,489. Hope you have a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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  5. Great news I hope you have some great times in that boat. #KCACOLS

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  6. looks awesome. We had a decent sized boat for a few summers when I was a kid and it was a ton of fun #KCACOLS

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    1. We love days spent on the water! Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. Troy looks like a natural 'captain' behind the wheel of your new boat. What fun you guys are going to have this summer...Covid or not! We are really enjoying our pool this year. Thankful to have it since there is little else we can do. May you always catch more fish than you can carry home!

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    1. Thanks Leslie! Enjoy your fabulous pool this summer! :)

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  8. Wow, looks beautiful! I've never been much of a boat person though :/ I'm too anxious about being sick !

    Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next time!

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