Well not exactly a “new” headsail. last year in a wind storm my 155 light air sail got ripped off the furler. I took all the sails I had on the boat to the local North Sail loft and they pulled out the #1 Genoa … Continue readingNew Headsail!
So the date is set, March 17th…I’m making my maiden voyage across the channel to the island of Santa Catalina! Ok…its a 26 mile trip…lol and it should be a piece of cake but when I say it like that it sounds like its a … Continue readingPrepping for Catalina!!!!!
It’s been a while since I have posted but not because. Have not been active. I have been sailing probably twice a week even though it’s getting colder. By colder I mean 50s and 60s. I have been doing more ocean sailing and little by … Continue readingSmooth Seas…Smooth Sailing…
A few weeks ago I ventured out of the harbor singlehanded looking for wind. I didn’t find any so I motored about the coast for about an hour. I have been out again a few times since then but it was never solo. The other … Continue readingFirst Singlehanded Ocean Sail
My first trip out of the harbor solo happened! It was VERY uneventful which in the sailing world is always a good thing right? The day was absolutely beautiful for November. It was about 65 degrees and a perfectly clear sky. The problem was there … Continue readingFirst Solo Ocean Voyage!
Went out with KJ yesterday and WOW! What a great sail. I just LOVE this boat! I have been hesitant to go outside the harbor because of well…I don’t really know why at all I was fearing the open water. It was the unknown. Also … Continue readingOpen Water Sail in The Pacific
Today was the 2nd private lesson. I was on a huge high from yesterdays outing with KJ on Cuajota. This lesson was on a larger Harbor 20 boat that should feel closer to my boat. Well it wasn’t horrible, but it was a rude awakening. … Continue reading2nd Sailboat Lesson…Not so fast……