Voyages of S/V NautiMoments

A Sailing Trip to the Caribbean and Other Destinations unknown.

San Francisco/Sausalito

29 August 2011 | San Francisco/Sausalito
Carole
The next morning the seas were still quite rolly but we had clear skies and would arrive in San Francisco today. At 5:35pm we passed underneath of the Golden Gate Bridge, what an amazing sight! We made it!! We were all saying what a great trip it had been dispite the couple of uncomfortable days. We know that NautiMoments is capable of handling the kind of seas and winds that we experienced. At 6:20pm we were tied up the mooring ball at the Sausalito Yacht Club. We were all tired and needed a good night sleep.
Aug 30, 2011
Well, it was time to give the boat a good clean after all that salt water spray, the guys worked outside while the ladies worked inside, in about a couple of hours the boat was shipshape once more. Now it was time to go and check out Sausalito. It is a quaint little town with lots of souvenir and art stores. We went for dinner at the Spinnaker .....nice dinner and reasonable. Tomorrow will be a trip into San Francisco.
Aug 31, 2011
Off the San Francisco for the day, Ryan, Kris, Ken and I are going to do a Segway Tour for 2 ½ hours. We were a little unsure as to whether we would be able to ride these but Kris assured us it was easy......yikes! Well, if any of you are ever in San Francisco I would highly recommend a Segway tour
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Vessel Name: NautiMoments
Vessel Make/Model: Hunter 41DS
Hailing Port: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Crew: Ken and Carole Downes
About:
Carole was born in England and Ken was born in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Our home is in Cloverdale, BC, Canada. In August 2011 we sail for San Francisco, Mexico, Panama, Caribbean then Europe and the Mediterranean. We plan to cruise for as long as we enjoy it and we are able. [...]
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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover ........(Mark Twain)........ Life is too short to not live your dreams.