Tag: Sailing San Francisco Bay

Waterfront Double

Waterfront Double

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  18.9 Engine Hours:  1.5 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Weather: slightly cooler, sunny with lighter wind (Autumn?) Log: First day of Autumn sailing ... where's my beanie? After a few weeks of not sailing Boundless (I'd sailed the chartered Tartan in Charleston, SC the week previous), we were pleased … Continue reading Waterfront Double

Flat water out the Gate (not Fake News)

Flat water out the Gate (not Fake News)

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  15.4 Engine Hours:  1.5 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Jeff & Farrah Weather: Reasonable breeze (light) but mysteriously calm out the Gate. Log: Probably 7 years since Jeff came for a sail, so it was time.  He and Farrah stopped by on their way down to L.A. (driving).  We … Continue reading Flat water out the Gate (not Fake News)

Fleet Week (avoided)

Fleet Week (avoided)

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  13.0nm Engine Hours:  2 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Weather:  Warm and sunny - nice blow in the afternoon Log: Fleet week, and looking to avoid the Bay crazy, and try a bit of close manouvering picking up buoys in Angel Island we made a detour from Raccoon Straights, … Continue reading Fleet Week (avoided)

Spinnaker out the Gate

Spinnaker out the Gate

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  26.9 Engine Hours:  1.5 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Weather:  light winds, warm Log: Fun day straight out the Gate with the intention of getting far enough out that we could get the spinnaker sorted.  Not much wind, but there was a big rolling swell, and after doing way … Continue reading Spinnaker out the Gate

Dodging the Victory Ship

Dodging the Victory Ship

  Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  16.8 nm Engine Hours: 1 hour Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Weather: Really flat water (strange) wind lighter than usual. Log: We had big plans for going out the Gate, but when we got up things were well socked in, so leaving a little later than we expected … Continue reading Dodging the Victory Ship

Short sail on the Long Weekend

Short sail on the Long Weekend

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  16.2 nm Engine Hours: 1 hour Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Marley Weather:  Pretty warm (but not the heatwave of the weekend) Log: After installer the shower drain pump assembly (for the second time, and after rejecting the first sump option installed last weekend), we set off with the … Continue reading Short sail on the Long Weekend

Sail ‘n then … Projects

Sail ‘n then … Projects

Departure:  Clipper Arrival:  Clipper Distance (nm):  11.1 Engine Hours:  1 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, Weather:  Sunny & windy Log: We wanted to take the boat out for a spin, and headed off fairly early, knowing we were going to have to get back to start on the various projects on the list.  We weren't … Continue reading Sail ‘n then … Projects

Boundless is ours!

Boundless is ours!

Departure: Oakland Yacht Club, Alameda Arrival:  Clipper Yacht Harbor Distance (nm):  16nm est. Engine Hours:  1.5 Crew & Guests:  Julian, Colin, David Weather: Grey, cloudy with a good breeze. Log: An exciting day (with some pre-thought required relative to how best to back Boundless out of the slip), Sarah dropped us off at the Alameda … Continue reading Boundless is ours!