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May 2014

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Golden Gate fly by!

Over Memorial Day Weekend we went for a leisurely sail out to El Pacifico.  The idea was to do some downwind practice with the autopilot in some swells.  We got in some good, fast rides, but not exactly what we expected.  We made a short video of the tour of …

More safety items ready for inspection

Memorial Day is Inspection Day

Straight off a flight back from 12 days in Europe for work we spent the long weekend on Shearwater getting ready for Pac Cup.  One of the big activities was going up the mast to fix a wonky deck light, tape up the spreader tips better, tape over the steaming …

These guys wear Tyvek - no lycra here.

A boatyard in San Francisco

…and finally, Shearwater arrived safe and sound (late in April).  There were no issues during her transport, but the weather gods tried us while we worked to get her back into the water.  We were subjected to one torrential downpour after another that kept us soaked and freezing cold.  We managed, …