AROUND WEST CAPE – ARRIVAL DUSKY SOUND

Moving day arrived, Thursday the 25th of February, the forecast is for S’ly winds, eager to get moving we let go the sternline and were motoring out of North Port before breakfast. As we motored out of Chalky Inlet the weather was brooding and overcast, everything on board still wet from the overnight rain.  The... Continue Reading →

MORE GYBE TRAINING NEEDED

Only one hundred and twelve miles sailed yesterday.  The wind has been quite light from astern and that’s the best we could do. The good news, the distance made good is all in the right direction towards Hilo. Light winds from astern mean plenty of rolling.  Truce and I are now well accomplished in the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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