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!!!!!
Today was a mixed bag of emotions. Had a BAD day at the dentist and needed to get my mind off of it, so I decided a sail was the perfect way to ease my mind. I left my camera on the boat accidentally on … Continue readingA Day With The Dolphins!
First let me say Merry Christmas to all that have followed me and my journey! I love the positive comments I have gotten and I am actually going to be stepping it up in 2012 with some VERY cool things on the horizon! Now on … Continue readingMerry Christmas! Dolphins or ????
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…
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
I officially have Open Water Anxiety. I will call it OWA from here on. Everytime I get near the open water of the Pacific Ocean, I get this fear. What am I afraid of? It’s just water right? I mean there are no sea monsters … Continue readingOpen Water Anxiety
Just finished a singlehanded sail around the harbor. I got back in my car when I was done and thought wow…what a rush! I have head that same feeling before, but it was in a very different environment. Doing 135 mph on a Ninja ZX-6R. … Continue readingLow Speed Adrenalin Rush!
Wind was up today and I took the boat out. The conditions were not as smooth as yesterday and I was moving much faster and handling bigger wind. I got turned around by the wind at the mooring but once I had the sails up … Continue readingAnother Singlehanded Sail…3rd times a charm!
Just got back from my 2nd solo sail…This was NICE! The first one was a bit un-nerving….I was nervous and super cautious. Today was much better. I was more calm, didn’t do a few of the bonehead things I did and when I got into … Continue reading2nd Single Handed Sail – A Piece of Cake!