Wish there were some pictures of this past weekend of attempting to Moor at Angel Island, it's always an adventure there. I've done it a few times, not easy but was able to pull it off somehow - always with help from someone with an outboard on their dinghy. This time I was ready with … Continue reading Moorings @ Angel Island
One of the many advantages to boat ownership is having a floating condominium here in the Bay Area. A few months ago my husband was invited to an all day event in the city, including a really nice dinner with an overnight stay. I suggested we skip the overnight stay in the hotel and just … Continue reading South Beach weekend liveaboard
Every other Friday, weather permitting, we have a sail out to a destination for lunch. This was supposed to be a way for me to meet other sailor friends and have some fun. The people available on Friday's are retired, and in the Bay Area retired means 80 years old. OK, nothing wrong with that, … Continue reading Sail Outs
Past Winter Solstice, made it through Christmas, now to look forward to longer days and a really long drive!! Kicking the New Year off with a drive back to New Mexico, as soon as the car is fixed. The NYE plan was to anchor by Treasure Island to watch the San Francisco fireworks until I … Continue reading Happy New Year!!
Another birthday rolled around, climbing the life ladder. In an effort to thank my mom for giving birth, I had her come up. I'm glad I did, even though it was a tough week psychologically for me. I was born up here, she was a Stewardess in the late 50's out of SFO. One of … Continue reading 5.6
The winds here have been hectic, it's really hard to justify getting out there to fly or sail at the expense of, well, my life. I was supposed to fly the plane up for an oil change about an hour from here until I saw the 30knot forecast, then I sent a txt to my … Continue reading Wimping out
It's been a month since I took the boat out, that's the longest she's ever sat there. The winds on my trip were hectic, it's been small craft advisory ever since I've been back. We decided to head out early to Angel Island to make sure we got a dock for hiking since it's Memorial … Continue reading Back on the Bay