Well I finally experienced it. Nowhere close to the image above, but I felt it a bit… When a sail is too big for the weather conditions they call it being overpowered. Up to now I have not had that experience. I went out … Continue readingOverpowering!
OK…So technically its not the first sail of 2014, I have been on a few minor sails but nothing major mostly in harbor just to keep the boats various lines and systems in working order. I am a FIRM believer in the old motto, “Use … Continue readingSailing Season 2014!!! First sail!
It’s been a few weeks since I have been sailing. I think that may be the longest since I’ve had Cuajota. Things have gotten pretty stressful at work and to top that off I just got over a pretty bad cold. After work I decided … Continue readingWind Therapy
I was sailing today. Singlehanded which is pretty normal for me. Went out to the ocean where the wind forecast was 12-17 knots. In harbor the wind was blowing pretty hard. At least 15. Out in the ocean. No wind at all. So I came … Continue readingFirst Injury
Today was a nice clear day…I decided it would be nice to take the boat out and open up the sails for a bit. It has been on the news that its whale migrating season and quite a few whales have been seen off the … Continue readingWhale!
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…
I was worried that with daylight savings time and winter that I would be on the boat less and less. Well I am on it at least twice a week. Last week I took the boat out looking for some wind and I found some … Continue readingLost Time…
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