Venture

Vessel Name: Venture
Vessel Make/Model: 42 Catalina Mk II
Hailing Port: San Francisco
Crew: Lynn, Dorian, Amos, Andy
About: Admiral Lynn Heiberger commands the modest fleet of one Sailing Yacht and one Dinghy. Boat Skipper Dorian Cougias also serves as Chief Boatswain's Mate and Navigation Master. Co-Chief of the Boats are Chief Puppy Officers Amos J. Puhtsibokuhm and Andropolis Puppopolis.
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06 July 2010 | Antioch CA
05 July 2010 | Benicia Marina
19 June 2010 | South Beach Marina, SF CA
18 June 2010 | Alameda CA
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06 July 2010 | Antioch CA

Stuck in Antioch for the day

Well, didn't make it very far out of Benecia today. Got passed the Antioch bridge and it was blowing over 30 (gusting over 35), so we headed back around and into the Antioch harbor for the night.

05 July 2010 | Benicia Marina

Headed out for San Pablo Bay today

Headed out for an over night anchorage in China Basin today. When we left it was cool (60s) with high winds (in the mid 20s). When we got to China Basin it was cool (low 60s) and higher winds (25 and up). So we re set the main and headed in to Benicia Marina for a slip at the Yacht Club where it is 70ish. [...]

19 June 2010 | South Beach Marina, SF CA

Rejoined the South Beach Yacht Club!

We reached out to old friends like Norm Pearce and rejoined the South Beach Yacht Club this week. As you can see from the picture below, the clubhouse has undergone some major renovations. When we were members last, the clubhouse was a double-wide trailer!

18 June 2010 | Alameda CA

Its official - Venture is ours

Well by golly, we've got a boat again!

Stuck in Antioch for the day

06 July 2010 | Antioch CA
Dorian J. Cougias
Well, didn't make it very far out of Benecia today. Got passed the Antioch bridge and it was blowing over 30 (gusting over 35), so we headed back around and into the Antioch harbor for the night.

Notice how much the wind is blowing on the water just outside the harbor.

Outside the Antioch harbor.

We'll stay here for the night and try to head out to Potatoe Slough tomorrow morning.
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Venture's Photos - Inspection and Haulout
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After haulout looking at the bow and how the paint had worn out almost down to the gelcoat.
Power washing the gunk off the bottom.
Bobby on the deck at the Marina making sure we didn
Hauled out and ready for cleaning.
A closer look at the bow and the wear of the paint.
While the props might not look great, at least the zincs are doing their job. The feathering prop on this boat adds almost a knot of speed to her, so I
Coming in to Grand Marina for the first time for her haul out.
Approaching the haul out pier. Bobby is up there somewhere.
SueBee in the cradle.
SueBee with her slings on.
Found these mats under the forward Pullman birth. Wonder what they are for?
Mike going through his engine survey.
Roger firing her up and heading over to the dock for the haul out.
Roger and Peter Minkus (one of the best surveyors I ever met) on deck as we headed for the haul out at Grand Marina.
 
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