We move with it as it makes ripples in the orange-gold sunset reflected on the water. A SMALL SKI BOAT is in tow behind. Riding MATCHING WAVE RUNNERS, Tracy and Mickey spin circles and jump the waves nearby.
houseboat front deck
It has all the comforts of a backyard patio -- a picnic table, chaises lounges, a barbecue grill, some miscellaneous water- sports equipment, sliding glass doors to the interior, and a spiral staircase to the upper deck. Claude, Walter, Griffin, and Della relax as Jerry stands at the wheel. ALLY shouts and waves, and Tracy and Mickey shoot over and PULL UP ALONGSIDE.