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Windy Rainy Day at Boot Key

Here's some shots of a dreary Saturday morning here at Boot Key Harbor.



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We're having the same weather. Good day to look for leaks.

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Except I already know where they all are. Easy to find though, just look everywhere you sit, or need to put something

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Raining up here too...supposed to get almost 4" of rain between last night and today's rainstorms... UGH...

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Pretty much the same in Philly. Decided not to go work on the boat even though it's warm.
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We've had tornado warnings up here this AM and T-storms with 50 knots! It ain't time to head north yet Beez!!

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Been here 3 months, that's plenty long enough! Plus, I'm not rushing north this year, probably won't even get to Caroliina before May.

Good thing though, even being on the 'puter, there's enough wind to charge the batteries

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True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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That's one busy anchorage John...gee...

This is out busiest anchorage and that is in trhe peak of summer...how do you find a place to drop the anchor?





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It's a mooring field Alex, 220 of em, I think. There is still some room to anchor though.

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what's a morring field?
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