Tag: Passport 42 sailboat

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG THREE: Bahía Concepción to Santa Rosalía

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG THREE: Bahía Concepción to Santa Rosalía

7/26/20 - Santo Domingo to Posada Concepción 8.18nm / 311.17 hrs After spending two nights at Santa Domingo we decided to venture further into Bahia Concepcion. We had heard that it is quite hot at this time of year in the bay, and they were right. We left Santa Domingo and set the  jib and … Continue reading SEA OF CORTEZ LEG THREE: Bahía Concepción to Santa Rosalía

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG TWO – Puerto Escondido to Bahía Concepción

SEA OF CORTEZ LEG TWO – Puerto Escondido to Bahía Concepción

7/14/2020 - Puerto Escondido to Puerto Balandra, Isla Carmen 15nm / 299.6 The wind was fairly light, but we managed to sail about half the way, taking advantage of a favourable SOG despite the low boat speed.  Motored into pretty Puerto Balandra, and the only boat there.  Colin enjoyed the bay on the SUP, and … Continue reading SEA OF CORTEZ LEG TWO – Puerto Escondido to Bahía Concepción

Bilge pumps, high-water alarm, cockpit table, Monitor Windvane, Liferaft

Bilge pumps, high-water alarm, cockpit table, Monitor Windvane, Liferaft

We have been knocking items off the to-do list over the past few weeks: Bilge Pumps The new Beta Marine engine made getting the bilge pumps, which are way, way down there underneath the engine, very difficult to access. They were both attached to the same steel 'stick', seated in the bilge, but needed the … Continue reading Bilge pumps, high-water alarm, cockpit table, Monitor Windvane, Liferaft

Big Tides, New Chartplotter

Big Tides, New Chartplotter

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  11.2 Engine Hours:  1.0 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, and a not too miserable Marley Weather: Sunny and the breeze finally filled in. Log:  Saturday was spent removing the old electronics equipment at the helm, and installing the new binnacle mount and chartplotter, which required a trip home to … Continue reading Big Tides, New Chartplotter

Berkeley bound and backing in

Berkeley bound and backing in

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  15.6 Engine Hours:  1.5 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin. Weather:  Light wind, sun and a surprising chill. Log:  We had more motivation than wind this morning, and with Marley off for the day to get a haircut it was an opportunity to sail without scaring the poor thing, but … Continue reading Berkeley bound and backing in

Spinnaker Sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge

Spinnaker Sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  26.8 Engine Hours:  1.5 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Marley Weather:  Warm, then cool (repeat), light wind Log: Really pleasant weather - calm enough we dragged Marley along for the ride - but enough wind to get going.  Headed out the gate and returned under the Golden Gate Bridge … Continue reading Spinnaker Sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge