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Captain Sails for the First Time

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I mentioned our dog, Captain, in my last post. This Christmas was her first visit to Let It Be.

Initially, Cap was not a fan of being underway, especially if engines were involved.  Mostly she hid under the table of the cockpit, closed her eyes and pretended to be somewhere else.

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However, English Shepherd dogs are very adaptable and like to be involved in the decision making. So pretty soon Captain was up and about, making sure we were heading to a choice mooring ball:

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In fact, by the end of her first two weeks of sailing, Captain was living up to her name and taking her turn at the helm:

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And like any good captain, she took breaks, but stayed nearby in case we needed her help when she wasn’t at the helm:

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I won’t be at all surprised if some day I find Cap has managed to make her own posts on this blog!

 

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