RPNYC Rum Race 13 Jan 2023

Crew: Geoff, Peter, Hugo, Anastasia, Nina, Grant and Murray. Forecast: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Fine. We cast off from Chaffers Marina at 1730 hrs in a beautiful evening and started rigging the No. 1 Heavy Genoa with full main. Positions were allocated, Peter on helm, Grant... Continue Reading →

Harbour Sailing – Orcas! 9 Jan 2023

Crew: Geoff, Grant, Peter, Murray, Hugo. Forecast: Becoming southeast 15 knots in the morning, then easing to 10 knots in the evening. LW 1406 hrs. The forecast was looking good for a relaxing sail with mates around the harbour with the intention of visiting Seaview for coffee/lunch. We cast off from Chaffers Marina at 1050 hrs... Continue Reading →

Family Fun on Halo – 4 Jan 2023

Crew: Geoff, Graciela, Jenny, Isabelle, Max, Hugo. Today: Northerly 10 knots, turning southerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. LW 0956 hrs. Lovely warm morning as we cast off from Chaffers at 1045 hrs and hoisted the mainsail and No. 2 Jib. Jenny did a great job on helm as we... Continue Reading →

Sailing with Hugo – 2 Jan 2023

Crew: Geoff and Hugo Forecast: Southeast 15 knots, but 10 knots in the Harbour, becoming northeast 10 knots everywhere this evening. Graciela's brother Hugo is visiting us from Chile and was keen to go out sailing on Halo. He has a sailing dinghy back home. The forecast was good for his introductory sail. We cast off... Continue Reading →

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