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kaneboats
06-20-2011, 11:30 AM
We had a great weekend on the water despite a little issue that I'll post separately on. Here are some pics that remind me of Why We Moomba!

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4772.jpg
Daughter brought some of her buds on Sat.

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4791.jpg
Both wakeboarded 1st time but one was a natural.

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4773.jpg
Son #1 starting to get aggressive and confident.

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4779.jpg
Maybe too confident?

kaneboats
06-20-2011, 11:32 AM
http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4809.jpg
Daughter #2 hates surfing. Uhh, are you sure about that Meg?

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4818.jpg
Son #3 in training mode.

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4823.jpg
Just hang on!

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4827.jpg
Daughter #3 showing li'l bro how its done.

kaneboats
06-20-2011, 11:34 AM
http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4831.jpg
Please don't eat that!

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4841.jpg
How about 5 kids at once behind the boat?

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4844.jpg
Did you get what you wanted for Fathers' Day? I did!

brain_rinse
06-20-2011, 11:37 AM
Awesome pics! Glad you had a good one. Mine was great too, just no pics to prove it.

jpetty3023
06-20-2011, 11:42 AM
Awesome pics Kane. Life don't get a whole lot better than that

harmsway
06-20-2011, 12:39 PM
Memories that last forever!!!

newty
06-20-2011, 01:09 PM
Awesome Kane, great post! Way to keep them wet!

"don't eat that" I almost fell out of my chair when I read that!:p

Shooter
06-20-2011, 01:50 PM
That is what it's all about! Great pics. Looks like ya'll had a blast.

JesseC
06-20-2011, 01:53 PM
Looks like you have a great time!! Good to see the youngsters outside instead of in front of a TV.

moombadaze
06-20-2011, 01:53 PM
thanks for sharing-looks like a great fathers day


bummer about that issue tho :(

iwaterskihard
06-20-2011, 02:26 PM
Those pics are AWESOME! Fun and smiles on kids faces are PRICELESS! I know how selfish I can be when I'm on my boat sometimes but the second I see a smile or hear a laugh from my kids (and their friends) I'm instantly reminded of why we do this!

Now if I can just figure out how to post pics like that (full size) I'd be more than happy to show some of our smiles! :)

kaneboats
06-20-2011, 03:49 PM
Thanks! and thanks everyone for kind comments. Re posting pics, please see this thread-- my info starts with post #3. This is a sticky in the help area:

http://moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?t=5629

iwaterskihard
06-20-2011, 04:07 PM
Thanks dude will give er a whirl tonight from home!

kaneboats
06-20-2011, 04:15 PM
Great! Just so you know, I didn't want to sign up for some dumb photobucket account. I did it though because I was jealous of the BIG pictures others could post. It is very simple and they never bother you. I have been extremely happy with photobucket and it's free. Best tip though: Look for the "Bulk Uploader". It works great. I go through all the pics I have and copy and paste the ones I want to upload into a temporary folder on my desktop. Then I use the bulk uploader to upload the whole folder. It will work in the background but usually only takes a couple of minutes. I then delete the temp folder when I'm done with it. Oh yeah, the "link" below your uploaded photo is the last one-- the one that starts with IMG and ends with IMG. That's the one to copy and paste in your moomba forum post. Works great!

Iowa05LSV
06-20-2011, 05:07 PM
Kane,
Great pics! What trainer is your son on? My 10yr old son combo ski's and little brother (4) thinks he should try. I'm not sure I'm ready for that @ 4, but that trainer looks like something that could really work in our situation.
Thanks,
Iowa05LSV

schuylski
06-20-2011, 07:32 PM
Awesome pics Kane! And you've convinced me to join photobucket... I'll join in the party.

We had an awesome weekend with family - weather was perfect. The boat is working out GREAT - couldn't be better. Went with the LSV mainly for space and seating as we go out all day and bring lunch and everything else - but we are mostly skiers right now... who knows where we'll end up. Yes the wake is big for slalom. Oh well- adds to the challenge! Don't regret it at all - bought new last Aug 26th and loving it!

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0004.jpg
nephews having fun

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0036.jpg
brother and sister-in-law... she didn't take kindly to being sprayed...

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0087.jpg
took some serious work but finally got a smile out of him. Should have seen the frowns he was giving.

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0097.jpg
he liked this a LOT better. And yes- that is a swing straight off an old swingset.

schuylski
06-20-2011, 07:36 PM
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0131.jpg
My first attempt at barefooting behind the boat. Decided it was the last for a few days... Perfect camera timing haha.

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0251.jpg
Other brother... tried telling him it's a wakeboard boat but he says nah. And I still don't have the wakeboard...

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0250.jpg
cuttin it up

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0203.jpg
Showoff... maybe one day I'll be there.

schuylski
06-20-2011, 07:36 PM
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n531/wihughe1/DSC_0254.jpg
Even got Pops in on the action! Not bad at 67...

This is what Moomba's ALL ABOUT!!! We did manage one little scare - with everything going on I didn't pay any attention and ran it out of gas!! But the nice thing was it wasn't all the way out. Idled back to dock... took the cans for more gas, and we were back at it! I thought the boat ran on thanks not gas??

kaneboats
06-20-2011, 10:39 PM
Wow! Your pics look great. It's well worth it, isn't it???

The trainer is one like the one in the link below. But, my Dad glassed in the center b/c it would spray kids in the face and he didn't like that. It's way fun!

http://www.amazon.com/Gladiator-Ski-Trainer/dp/B003E12NHU

Edit: Oh yeah, he took the boots off it too.

wolfeman131
06-21-2011, 12:59 AM
FANTASTIC pics guys! Thanks for sharing. Looks like you both had a great Father's Day.

Iowa05LSV
06-21-2011, 10:48 AM
Thanks Kane!