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May 22, 2008

Sailing May 16

On Friday, May 16, Alan, Michael, and I took VALIS out for a spin. The day was warm, with light to moderate winds. Our goal was to give Alan more helm-time, and to familiarize Michael with the boat and her quirks. Leaving Sausalito, we sailed past the north side of Alcatraz, then tacked out under […]

May 10, 2008

Meet the Pacific Cup Crew

Meet the Pacific Cup Crew It has taken some scrambling, and a little gentle arm-twisting, but VALIS now has her full crew for the Pacific Cup. In 2006 we sailed with four, and discovered that long-distance racing is a bit different than cruising. For example, when cruising we have one person on watch, and the […]