Friday, December 12, 2014

Sailing Goals 2015

Wow!  What a year it has been for my family and I.  Lots of fun and travel (Caribbean, Hawaii and Mexico), business doing well, sailing a bunch and too much fun!  The big news on our boat was the transition to an electric motor from a 33 year old diesel.

 I set some sailing goals each year and its fun to look back and see where we have been. 

Here are last years goals:
Start looking at boats for the radical sabbatical to New Zealand and Australia departing 2018 for a 1.5 year adventure +
A 5 day trip to the Delta
Plan a trip for 2015 to the Grenadines +
More spinnaker sails
Sail in the 21st annual Baja Haha and the 2nd annual Socal Tata via Latitude 38 +
Six nights at anchor on the bay
Sail with John on his new to him 41' Islander +
Raft up in Clipper Cove
Sails to Giants day games +
Be safe! +

+ = Done!

Here are my goals for 2015:
Sail the Grenadines
Continue the search for the perfect boat to sail to the South Pacific
Sail to Napa
Take out more friends and family for day sails
Baja Ha Ha 2015
More night sails
Raft up Clipper Cove
Sail to Tomales Bay with Tex
Be very safe!

Some of my highlights included:
Sunset sail on Maui with 20 knots and a beautiful night
Many solo sails with Kona and our sail on Labor Day
All my friends who joined me this year on the Addiction
Cat sailing off the beach in Anguilla
Baja Ha Ha fun and the awesome beach parties
Cat sail in San Diego
Sail out the Gate in Feb with Hillary, Dave and John
Clipper Cove overnight and day sail to the ball game with John
The new electric engine is awesome!
Father's Day sail solo
Green flash then full moonrise off Magdalena Bay in MX
Day sail with Rich out to Raccoon Strait
Day sail with my best bud Steve from Delaware and his mastering the toe steering!

The years seem to get better and better as we sail along. I am one fortunate sailor and I hope the good fortune continues.  Here's to a fantastic 2015!  Cheers.

And here is one more bonehead move to finish off the year.

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