LET’S SAIL INTO THE DARK!

We departed Vancouver at 6:30 pm, Friday, September 29, with six women crew on board….light winds…and we headed up in lumpy seas to “Secret Cove”.  Our goal was an “overnight sail”, so we started a watch system right away, with 4 on and 3 off.   The bright moon cast shadows in the cockpit, with dark grey puffs of clouds crossing the bright beams from time to time.  The wind started to die, and with a sigh, the decision of turning on the engine was made by the captain.     The dark water was glassy smooth as we glided to...

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