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In the blink of an eye …

  Left Long Beach on the Islands Race Feb 16, finishing in San Diego on the 17th. Kept Cabernet Sky there at the San Diego Yacht Club, finished getting her prepped and provisions for the PV 2018 Race, departing for Puerto Vallarta on March 1.  Spent the next 35...

One year ago this weekend …

Cabernet Sky will be competing in the Long Beach to Dana Point race this Labor Day weekend. This was the first race Cabernet Sky was ever entered into, and doing well with the Code Zero sail – getting to the first tack point in fine form. However, rounding the...

Land Sailing in El Mirage Dry Lake

Fabulous experience first time land sailing!  Couldn’t believe doing 25 kts upwind in 25 kt winds, then going downwind and doing 40+ kts! Completely opposite of sailing on the water. The toys people brought were just as amazing: single seat yachts, twins,...

Beautiful Sight

Fabulous day on Cabernet Sky with Aventura members’ social sail just outside Dana Point Harbor. Had fun flying both the Code Zero and A2 spinnaker and getting the rail near the water....

Flying the Code Zero and A2 Spinnaker

Great time flying the Code Zero and checking out the new A2 spinnaker. With the A2 in just under 9 kts of wind at 120 degrees, able to sail 6 kts SOG. From Cabernet Sky’s chase boat, Grapes of Raft, able to get some nice pics. The crew enjoyed a nice happy hour...

Dana Point Tall Ship Festival 2015

s/v Cabernet Sky sailed among the beautiful tall ships coming from all around SoCal this weekend in Dana Point harbor.  We were raked from stem to stern and narrowly escaped being boarded by pirates on numerous occasions, but kept our whisky and rum and didn’t...

I’m the Captain now …

Enjoyed skippering the sailing vessel About Time, taking a family out for a fine sail around the point.  Navigated a busy harbor with racing dinghy’s abound, got raked broadside by the Spirit of Dana Point, and the little one kept saying “I’m the...

Flying the Code Zero Sail on Cabernet Sky

Sailing with the wind at about 110 degrees off the starboard quarter, the Code Zero proved extremely effective en route back to Dana Point from Newport Beach.  Soon to get her PHRF rating to enter the Long Beach to Dana Point race on Sep 5th.  Looking to sign up crew...

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