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Maiden Voyage of C~Horse, our 22′ C~Dory Cruiser

MAIDEN VOYAGE OF C~HORSE, OUR 22′ C~DORY CRUISERWe finally had our first opportunity to put C-Horse in the water, which was pretty important, because we brought her home by way of Indiana without ever seeing if she floats…she does. 😉

Mrs-Mr-Padilly-WNow, I must confess, when it comes to boating, I am strictly the first mate. Mr. Padilly, with over 40 years of sailing and boating experience, is truly the captain. But I have my jobs to do, and one of those is handling the vehicle and trailer at the boat ramp.

I must admit, I was a bit nervous with the C-Dory because of her size and because she is the first motor boat I have handled (I’ve only worked with sailboats and kayaks up until now), and most of the boating accidents I’ve seen happened at the boat ramp.

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