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Beach Scenes: Frolicking at Perdido Pass with 'Thunder' in the background (photos)


ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- Pleasure Island's many public beaches were on the quiet side today compared to last weekend's record-setting Memorial Day weekend. But, there was one stretch of real estate with a water view that had plenty of tourists. That...


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People flocked there to get a view of the mighty and awesome powerboats of Thunder on the GulfThe boats were lowered today by crane into the water from Outcast Charter Docks located behind Cobalt The RestaurantFrom there, the sleek watercrafts did a slow crawl to the mouth of the ICW on their way to the Gulf of Mexico west of The Pass for a practice run before Sunday's regulation raceMany folks produced their cellular phones to snap a picture as they moved under the bridge. View/Post Comments Related Stories if (pb_page_template == undefined) { var pb_page_template = 'article'; } if (pb_page_template != "index") { document.write('); } Most Read var most_read_day_range = parseInt(3); var most_read_story_count = parseInt(5) var most_read_add_query = "posts"; Active Discussions if (pb_page_template == "index") { document.write('); } else { document.write('); } Best of AL.com Entertainment: Movies, music, clubs and more What's the latest from Alabama Outdoors? 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