Posts Tagged Wind

“Last” Day in Ventura

After 24 hours cooped up in Panache's cabin due to cold rain I came to two conclusions: Eric and I spent too much time scampering around the cabin setting down bowls to catch leaks, and that we were ready to return Panache back to southern latitudes. Our first destination was Santa Cruz Island, about 20 […]

Shake it Down

The boat was ready, my crew member had arrived, and the sun was shining. I was ready to go for a sail! We were off to a late start, and our departure was a bit reckless. The wind was blowing a good 16 knots with gusts of 20, and we were handling a boat we […]