Roberta's Torpedo

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We were supposed to do the lunch cruise but it was rough and windy. They got a bus instead.
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Sitting at the dock at christy's landing at the Madison boat Show
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Roberta

Thumbs Up :!: I know she's a hit :!:

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Looks beautiful sitting there. :D

What I would like to hear about is the reaction you are getting from people about the boat! :D :D
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Thanks guys! ! More pictures.
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Hi Roberta..

Thats the photos i wanted to see..on the water up close...
Looks great sitting in the water...
This was a design i wasnt sure if i liked ..but now love it...i also thought barrel backs were ugly when i first seen them but the glenl barrel backs changed my opinion..
Well done and wish i could see it in person...

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There is no other place so fitting to show a great boat but in the water where it belongs!
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Roberta, you are amazing!!!
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Fabulous Roberta. Now you will take 1st place at the show this weekend . What's next?
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Damn shame to put that beautiful boat in that dirty water!

That's like a white wedding on a dirt floor. :shock:
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Now that's just funny. :lol:
Andy Garrett wrote:Damn shame to put that beautiful boat in that dirty water!

That's like a white wedding on a dirt floor. :shock:
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Roberta, those are the photos I've been waiting for. They are keepers and will go into my collection of wooden boat photos.

Will there be awards this weekend? You should probably prepare a gracious speech and please remember us little people :wink:
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There is nothing I can say that hasn't been already spoken.
Great job Roberta.

Awesome boat lines
Awesome craftmanship
Awesome time frame it was built in, !!!!
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Just getting a chance to see these pics and completion. Absolutely gorgeous Roberta! Congrats!!

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Thanks Everybody!!! The Show was a lot of fun. The Glen L was well liked and compliments were endless. I was very overwhelmed. I learned a few things about handling and inboard over the weekend. R hand props do not like to go starboard in reverse. I think Bill E tried to relay that to me but I was too ignorant and inexperienced to understand. Now I do. Nicked up the prop a bit while docking and ran into some low water (and a sandy gravel bottom). I was quite entertaining.

Here are some pics of the New Expedition and something I picked up at the Madison show.

Thank you all and I am very honored.

Roberta :oops: :oops: :oops: :lol: :lol: :lol: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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