I told Sullivan that we were going to a baseball game. He was really excited to go, well, as excited as a baby can be. We decided to ride the trolley downtown to avoid traffic. The trolley ticket machine ate … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I got to ride along with Navy Yacht Club San Diego’s race committee. It was exciting racing out to set the starting line and then picking it up and resetting for the finish outside of Fiddlers … Continue reading
Sully turned 2 months old on August 11th!! That weekend we drove up to Lompoc to visit family. My Grandma from Tampa was visiting my Aunt Annemarie, who just had a baby on July 4th. Sully got to meet his … Continue reading
I received the new water lift muffler from Vetus Marine in the mail on Wednesday. Upon closer inspection of the cooling system I found that the water output from the engine goes through a high point with an anti-siphon valve … Continue reading
One of the hardest things to deal with on a sailboat doesn’t have to do with the masts, sails, or the rigging. It’s the darn engine. It’s how we get in and out of the slip, charge the batteries and … Continue reading
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Last weekend we took Astraea out to LaPlaya anchorage on Friday night and anchored overnight. Saturday, we sailed out past Point Loma to the ocean. It felt great to finally ride the ocean swells. Sunday we went to Balboa Park … Continue reading
Natalie and I got about a week of downtime without visitors after my parents left. Next up were Natalie’s sister, Nicole, and her husband, Karl. This time we stayed up in the V berth and let them have the captain’s … Continue reading