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Victory at last!
Lynn Clear and calm winds
05/12/2011

Tile is by the crew, Mike and Val

We are now docked at the Morro Bay Yacht Club!!!!

We cleared the breakwater at 8:30 am yesterday morning to shouts and yells from our friends and my wife,Jane. We really lucked out weather wise as we woke to calm seas light winds, a perfect morning for entering Morro Bay. Todays forecast is back to 20 to 30 knots of wind and boy!, are we glad to be in a calm harbor!! Walking on land after 25 days is a hoot as we all look like drunken sailors with our sea legs. And we were not,yet. Today is clean up day, as we slowly build up some steam. Jim bailed out in th wee hours to head back to Arizona so it is just Mike and Val on board. Later on today or tomorrow, I'll post photos in thw gallery of the trip.
Land sure feels weird but good!

Last Day
Lynn
05/10/2011, 35 15'N:122 45'W, California Waters

We now have about 92 miles to go. Wild night, big swells, 25+ knots was the wind but this morning,mellower wind and seas, heading for the entrance to Morro BaY! Still planning on at noon arrival tomorrow, Wednesday. See ya there!

Miss a few
Lynn
05/09/2011, 34 38'N:123 52'W, Pacific High

Sorry for not updating sooner but right now it's tough just hanging on. Confused seas and winds around 25 or so. But we are making good time,123 miles for our 24hr. run yesterday, which is from 9 am to 9 am. Weather gods permitting, I should have her tied up at the Morro Bay Yacht Club dock around noon on Wednesday. We did slow down late yesterday afternoon, by furling the ngenny, and running under a triple reefed main and staysail. Even so we are making 3 to 4 knots which will put us at Morro Bay at 8 am Wednesday. Let's say late morning early afternoon. I'll posted again tomorrow with a better update. Thanks to all for reading the blog and your e-mails. Lynn

Under 4
Lynn
05/07/2011, 32 36'N:129 27'W, Pacific High

This morning we broke the 400 mile barrier! And, as an added bonus, the winds shifted around to the northwest. Now we have 10 to 15 kts off our port 1/4, on a direct course to Morro Bay. Making 4.5 to 5.5 knots, still looking at the first part of the week, mid-week at the latest. Hopefully the high winds and fog will be gone when we land. No boat problems(knock on wood)at this point and we are still having fun enjoying the trip. Finally, after 4 days of gray skies,we are sailing under and on the bluest of blues I have ever seen! Truely amazing and breathtaking vistas. Jim and Mike are out back readying a lure in hoopes of catching some more albrcore. Val is playing mario Brothers and I just crawled out of my favorite spot, the engine room. Can't think of anything else so.... till tomorrow Lynn

Wind shift
Lynn
05/06/2011, 32 36'N:129 27'W, Pacific High

Morning dawned gray,low clouds,drizzle, and fog! Euchh!! The good news it also brought a favorable wind shift allowing us to head up higher to Morro Bay. Still under sail at 3 to 5 kts. Since the tac we are on is a gentler, I was able to spend quite a bit of time in the engine room. Other than tightening up some hose clamps and the shaft log all looks great for the final dash into port. More to follow Lynn and the merry crew

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