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Captain’s log – a journey up the coast

(left to right: Steve Brenner, Graham Wright, Randy Sparks, Don Radcliffe)   Bringing Pablo Home May 11th 2014, Sunday, Mother’s Day – About to go on my longest boat ride ever. I was the junior crew – along with Captain … Continue reading

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Home at last!

Captain Steve and crew arrived safely Tuesday afternoon. They made the trip in 47 hours! Even the more experience crew were amazed at how fast the trip went. They had a few minor things to deal with; a head that … Continue reading

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Strictly sail boat show

When you can’t sail what can you do? Go to a boat show! Perfect! (fellow Westsail people!) We spent the last two days at the “Strictly Sail Boat Show” in Jack London square. Wonderful time! Wonderful people!  It was so … Continue reading

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Change in the “Big Plan”

I think they are called plans and not guarantees for a reason. We planned to leave in October of this year. However, it does not look like that is going to fit very well with our other responsibilities. We knew from … Continue reading

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Gorilla tape!

March 8, 2014 Today’s great accomplishments include: Steve getting the 12volt outlet working and verifying that the auto pilot is completely operational. I cleaned out the dock box and cockpit lazaret, and moved enough stuff around in the cabin to … Continue reading

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The gusher works!

March 6, 2014 Spent the day working on many projects. Steve installed the re-built, and re-built again (yes, he did it twice) Whale Gusher 25 into the boat. It works perfectly! Hooray! Steve was also rather brilliant as he figured … Continue reading

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Sailing today? NO

February 22, 2014 We really wanted to go out sailing again today. However, we decided to stay on dock and get some more work done. We truly need to get “Pablo” up to Santa Cruz. The stress of the distance … Continue reading

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