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Key West!

The Red Head crew has settled nicely into Key West. Dylan and Dora head off to the dog park every morning, while Mom takes Dee Dee on a long walk.

Dora is loving her dog park friends.

There’s so much to do.

Then the crew gets to relax on the back deck.

With so many boats and people passing there’s never a dull moment.

Red Head Has Arrived

After 59 hours, the Red Head Crew docked at Stock Island Marina, Key West, just in time for the sunset.Tomorrow we hit the new dog park. Perfect!

One Cold Crew

Red Head starting pulling anchor before it was first light. Good to be underway after weather delays and then a few more days while Mom and Dad got over colds. The plan is to do a double overnight ending up in Key West Wednesday or Thursday. Perfect conditions so far.

But it was COLD when we got up this morning. In the 40’s at 5 am. Only slightly better with the sun behind clouds. Dora has been huddled under a blanket since she finished her breakfast around 5:15.

Even Dee Dee wanted to be under cover. The whole Red Head crew was looking for some warmth.

Except, of course, Dylan who is never cold. We really need to get south. ☀️☀️☀️☀️

It’s So Embarrassing

Time for a confession. Mom has privately mocked dogs who run around in little outfits. How silly. OK, there was that time when Dee Dee had to wear little t-shirts, but that was for medicinal purposes.

Now there is Dora who is cold if the temps drop out of the 70’s. It’s really no wonder when you look at Dora’s practically naked belly…

Compared to Dee Dee’s furry one.

Mom broke down and bought Dora a winter coat. She loves it. But it stops here. There will be no frilly tutus or cowboy outfits worn by the Red Head crew.

Apologizes to all the fur deprived pups out there.

Sharing

Today Dee Dee and Dora did something unusual – for them. They nicely shared a toy. The two girls sat side by side while they worked diligently to eviscerate a poor stuffed puppy.Just in case you believe Mom simply got a lucky shot, she took a video. Wh…

On The Move

Dylan, Dee Dee, and Dora left Morehead City almost a week ago. It’s been pretty much constant movement since then. We started with an overnight run to Beaufort, SC. Overall it was a good run except for the start and finish. The first two hours out were quite bumpy and the final run into the inlet had 3-4 foot beam to seas. Dylan and Dee Dee showed thier salt by curling up into corners.

Dora hasn’t quite figured out lumpy seas yet but eventually did curled up with Dee Dee. There were several anchorages, some calm, some bumpy. The hardest part was too many days without a walk – that goes for Mom and Dad, as well as the crew.

Today we pull into Brunswick, GA. As we entered the St Simons Sound Inlet, Dora discovered a stowaway. Fortunately, there was a gate to separate them.

Then the crew got to see the salvage operation on the car carrier that grounded a while back. The whole Red Head crew is looking forward to some downtime at Brunswick. Dad will do some projects and Mom and Dee Dee will be taking a trip to help tend to Grandma.

C-C-C-C-Cold

The Red Head crew woke to 61 degrees in the galley. For this crowd, that’s cold. Dylan and Dee Dee don’t mind, they’re built for it. But poor Dora, with her almost naked belly, is not.

We’re waiting in Morehead City while yet more bad weather passes by. The crew had a bit of excitement when a large Nordhavn pulled down the narrow fairway and into to a slip just down from Red Head.

Dee Dee and Dora made sure they knew who owned the dock.

Spark Plugs

Yesterday a Dad changed the spark plugs on the dinghy. Friday the Red Head crew plans on going offshore overnight. That meant that Dylan, Dee Dee, and Dora had to help a Dad test out the dinghy by taking a ride. They love dinghy rides. 💕

Outta Here

The Red Head crew woke yesterday to quiet winds and calm seas. We pulled anchor and headed to Morehead City.It was a great day. Dylan, Dee Dee, and Dora even spied some dolphins.

Stir-Crazy

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for the Red Head crew. First, they were at Atlantic Yacht Basin for a week or so, with few options for fun, waiting for a window to move to River Dunes. Then severe weather offshore created high winds causing Red Head to tuck into an anchorage a couple hours away from River Dunes. After days stuck on onboard, Dylan, Dee Dee, and Dora are going a bit stir-crazy. So are their mom and dad. There’s a chance the crew could leave tomorrow as the winds are settling. Everyone has their fingers crossed.