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What Goes Up, Must Come Down

What Goes Up, Must Come Down

San Francisco Bay to Santa Cruz My mind was flooded with excitement and uncertainty, a molotov cocktail for explosive jitters yet I couldn’t tell if I was shaking from my emotions or the cold. The wind was at our backs, filling our sails and pushing us down the jagged...

Interviewed by a Legend

Interviewed by a Legend

We seldom talk about work here on our website but it’s not everyday your idol asks you to participate in their latest business venture, so I'm sure you can imagine my shock when sailing legend Lin Pardey called me asking for exactly that. I was elated, to say the least, but...

Fleet Week in Berkeley, SF Bay

Fleet Week in Berkeley, SF Bay

Planes, Pals and Memories “It was fun while it lasted,” Chris said through a half smile. I was at the helm guiding us through the Berkeley Breakwater while he walked around the boat preparing our dock lines and fenders. After three weeks of anchoring we decided to flex our...

Richardson Bay, San Francisco

Richardson Bay, San Francisco

Boats, Planes and Controversy The late afternoon sun melted on our skin as the salty sea kissed our grinning faces with every splash. Chris was at the helm, desperately trying to bury Avocet’s rail as she made way through San Francisco Bay's Raccoon straits with a bone in her...

Angel Island

Angel Island

San Francisco Bay's Most Underrated Island We pulled our anchor from the silty seabed of Clipper Cove, then watched our first anchorage shrink in the distance as we made our way to our next destination. Angel Island is the second largest island in San Francisco Bay that offers...

Clipper Cove, San Francisco

Clipper Cove, San Francisco

And the Real Treasure of Treasure Island Chris and I left Ventura, California, on September 17th 2022, with a southern wind on our tail and unknown adventure on the horizon. After two days and seven hours of nonstop sailing up the California coast, we found solace in San...

All About Avocet

All About Avocet

The Discovery and Details of our Cheoy Lee 41' The Discovery Back when Chris and I were looking for boats in 2018, Avocet was not even on our radar. In fact, a boat of her caliber was out of the question entirely as we were looking for something more quaint and simple like a...

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