Departure:Clipper Yacht HarborArrival: Clipper Yacht Harbor Distance (nm):20.4Engine Hours (trip end):59.53Crew & Guests:Julian, Colin, MarleyWeather:Grey, reasonable wind A good sail out the Gate, past Bonita Point, and a taste of the ocean. Super-flat, nice breeze, and a flood tide to take us in (hit over 10 knots SOG). Warm for the time of year, but … Continue reading New Main and Stackpack Test Sail
Month: January 2019
Finally received our new main and stack pack today from Hood Sails. Robin Sodaro and his son came by to fit it. We looked at three different sailmakers for the main, but chose Hood because a) Looking at other boats, their stack packs (cradles) always seem to look compact and neat on the boom, and … Continue reading New Main and Stack-pack
Goodbye (35 year old) Mainsail Departure:Clipper Yacht HarborArrival: Clipper Yacht Harbor Distance (nm):15.6Engine Hours (trip end):59.00Crew & Guests:Julian, Colin, MarleyWeather:light wind, bright with some cloud Determined NOT to sacrifice the first nice day in a while to doing JOBS, we just installed the new anchor bow roller (10-minute job) ans went for a sail. With … Continue reading Goodbye mainsail!
After dealing with a water pressure pump that ran constantly we tried to adjust the old accumulator (pressure tank) only to find water ran out the pressure port. Which means the membrane has failed! We ordered a new one (7 gallon like the current one) and set to replace. Hahahaha. In typical boat project fashion … Continue reading You say accumulator we say …. what the ….