Departure: Clipper Arrival: Berkeley Marine Center, Berkeley Distance (nm): 12 Engine Hours: 2.5 Crew & Guests: Julian, Colin Weather: A bit grey, but some wind (enough) Log: Up early and off to the boat to get her over to Berkeley for hauling out. A big day! with tide against us and an appointment with the … Continue reading Haul Out Delivery
Month: January 2018
Departure: Clipper Arrival: Clipper Distance (nm): 22 Engine Hours: 1.0 Crew & Guests: Julian, Colin, David and Sarah (and Marley too) Weather: Sunny and a bit of breeze (variable) Log:
Success! We have wind speed and direction. The anemometer is firmly fixed to the top of the mast and the cable is run. Apart from a broken tap, the tapping was eventually scrapped in favor of screws, the procedure went fairly smoothly. Now, if we can only figure out why the wind speed only works … Continue reading Up the mast again (anemometer part two) and on with the Electronics install.
This is actually the second attempt at getting the anemometer installed, and the cable to it run up the mast. The first attempt ended in a fail due to lack of chutzpah and a fear of heights by both Colin and I, but a renewed determination got me up there this time. However, getting up … Continue reading Up the mast for the anemometer (Pt. One)