Mobile, Alabama

Quirky seas followed us across Mobile Bay. Dishes were rattling, the table walked across the room and the inclinometer sporadically read ten to twenty degrees. The heavy winds pushed us off the dock as quickly as Denny pulled us in but Dog River Marina welcomed us. Time to repair and regroup.

Ten Looper boats shared a transient dock with us and joined us for dinner at the Mobile Yacht Club.  The days brought warmth from the sun but the heater was on at night. 

Three nights and two days in port and Dream Seeker has a new stern light, fresh oil and new gaskets on the port engine. I found a Dillards but not enough hours to spend there.

Leaving Dog River the sun was shining and boaters wore only light weight jackets. The fuel  and water tanks were filled the holding tank emptied. We are on our way south east through Mobile Bay, toward the Florida panhandle and onto the Gulf intercostal waterway.

 Unbelievable! Mobile Bay, the water is like a sheet of glass, the seas are dead calm and seagulls are floating on the still water. The sun is shining.

Dolphins! At two o’clock! Straight ahead!  Dolphins! In Mobile Bay!  Dolphins are riding our bow waves they are all around us.

We are  almost home!

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Dog River Marina
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Marv and Nancy
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Switched to Tequila
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Mobile
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Dog River Marina
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Flat seas
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birds on calm sea
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Courtesy Car needs a handle
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Mobile
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Ken Marv

10 thoughts on “Mobile, Alabama

  1. Bet you’re off the coast of Florida now!! Can you believe it? What an adventure you two have had, and, in my eyes, how brave you are!! When are you due back home and how close to schedule are you??

    On Mon, Nov 18, 2019 at 1:21 PM Dream Seeker 2019 wrote:

    > Dreamseeker14 posted: “Quirky seas followed us across Mobile Bay. Dishes > were rattling, the table walked across the room and the inclinometer > sporadically read ten to twenty degrees. The heavy winds pushed us off the > dock as quickly as Denny pulled us in but Dog River Marina we” >

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  2. Ahhh? You can see the sunshine state now!! The cold front is chasing you all the way to south Florida. We were in the high 50s last night!!!! Be safe, you are almost able to to see home. Hope you have smooth cruising for your last few weeks.

    Sherrill

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  3. How long do you think it will take to to adjust to living on the land again?
    No rocking to sleep at night…just home sweet home where you can spend the winter planning your next adventure…

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  4. Arden…I loved Mobile Bay, bob and I used to be there a lot in our early years, we used to take the Ferry at Dauphin island…and the dolphins were always there to greet us. We had dolphins in the gulf fromGulfshores Alabama. Safe journey.

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