SAN FRANCISCO TO HAWAII

The alarm woke me at five this morning.  The brain said get up, the body said just thirty minutes more.  The brain won.  I put the kettle on for a cuppa and had a look outside, flat calm in Sausalito anchorage and the sky starting to lighten in the east. By five thirty the anchor … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO TO HAWAII

WAITING IN SAUSALITO

Another quiet day at Sausalito anchorage – just a bit more wind and cooler since yesterday.  There is a cold front approaching on Thursday and everybody is getting excited at the prospect of rain – apparently quite rare this time of year.  Quite impressive watching the cloud coming off the ocean and building above Sausalito … Continue reading WAITING IN SAUSALITO

SAUSALITO SUNDAY

What a beautiful day – perfect California weather, warm but not too hot.  In response to the great weather the local boating community came out in force today.  Lots of activity around Sausalito and in the bay. This morning I remeasured the anchor cable and replaced the markers.  Over one hundred anchor deployments since last … Continue reading SAUSALITO SUNDAY

A REAL SAILING DAY

Last night was horrid.  The island where I anchored seemed to have its own evil micro climate going on.  The wind came in shrieking squalls, the rain was incessant and the sea came in the bay from around the corner.  We dragged anchor in the early hours – its always the early hours – but … Continue reading A REAL SAILING DAY

A QUIET DAY

A quiet day at Canoe Cove.  I paid my bills for work done and my marina berth charges.  I will move out to the anchorage in the early morning.  I am looking forward to getting out of the marina and away from the power tools and constant noise from frantic fitting out work. I will … Continue reading A QUIET DAY