I love the pictures! Roo looks very handsome in the life vest!
We got a life jacket for Samantha after she showed interest in being on the boat. We had her out on a sunfish in a light breeze and stayed close to shore. After that we've had her out in a canoe a couple of times. One time I was in the canoe and my daughters were on a paddle boat. Samantha wanted to go to them, so she jumped out of the boat (with life jacket on) but on the way out she went in head first! Even though she was paddling furiously, (Basenji feet don't seem like the optimum swimming feet!) she turned around and I pulled her up in the canoe. Now that it's warmer I'm looking forward to taking her out in the Lido.
The MC looks like a fun boat! Where do you sail?
We sail mostly at Clinton Lake in IL. We are members of the CLSA (Clinton Lake Sailing Association). We sail competitively on most weekends. We also travel locally for competitions at Regatta's held within a 200 mile range of our home location. I am the fleet captain at our Lake for the MC Scows. The MC Scow is the fastest growing style in One Design boats. We are always learning in hopes that we can be more competitive.
Jason and Miranda