LOG: Islands August 17th-18th

Friday August 17th.
Hike Ford in AM. Delapitaded ranch house at top of jeep road. Over grazed look to the land. Who ran this?

Motor to Santa Cruz. 3.5hrs. Lots of
boats, including pendragon the fellow trimaran with friends onboard.

Spend the night calm seas. We entertain ourselves watching Robby try to surf at night with a waterproof headlamp.

Saturday 18th
12:30pm depart the bluffs.

Test engine to 2500rpm speed 8.5-9 knots; back down to 1800 for 7 knots and 1700 for 6.5; cruising speed.

Pass San Pedro point at 1:45, channel is very smooth, wind 10 knots out of NW, poor heading of 350 for a desired bearing of 315.

To make it in time for David’s work in ventura tonight we need to motor sail. At 4:30 pm with 13 miles to go crank engine and make 310 heading for desired bearing of 300 with genoa and main, 5.8 knots 1600 rpm.

Arrive SB harbor 6:50pm. 105 nm total in 3 days. Max speed 10.6 knots. Anchor east beach by 8:10pm.






Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s