This is a short video about boating safety from Michael Hanrahan, a Lecturer at UCSB, that was filmed here in our harbor and the local Channel Islands. The United States Power… Keep Reading
October 2018 Passage Planning with Savvy-Navvy by Dick McClary
October 2018 It’s a Small, Small World by Dennis Johns, AP
We departed for faraway lands in January 2011. Our route took us due south along the west coast of Mexico and Central America. We met several other fellow cruisers along this route but were concerned to find nearly everyone we met was going north to put their boat up for the coming summer months of the hurricane season. Were we making a grave mistake our first year out? Fortunately, when we arrived at an estuary named Bahia del Sol in El Salvador we discovered the group of cruisers that were headed in our direction.
September 2018 Cruise to Catalina by Steve York, P
The SBSPS 2018 Cruise to Catalina was a lot of fun! We had three boats participating – S/V Ecco Bella with Rich and Peggy Ciolino, S/V Peregrine with Eleanor and Steve York, and M/V Mariposa with Mark and Ellie Cooper. Dennis and Virginia Johns had planned to join as well but since our departure was delayed until August 8th (see below), they dropped out as they had a narrow window to go and return by Sunday August 12th.
September 2018 San Miguel Cruise Aug 17-19 by captains of the cruising boats
September 2018 August 30th Evening Cruise – Crew Swap by Jim Hirsch
August 2018 A Weekend Cruise to Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club by Betty Koch, P and P/C Tom Koch, SN
August 2018 Cruise to PCYC, July 13-15 by captains of the cruising boats
Ron Slocum, S/V Bobcat We left the harbor early Friday morning, with the typical forecast of light winds becoming W 10-15 in the afternoon. We ended up motor sailing the… Keep Reading
August 2018 August Cruise to Catalina by Steve York, P
It’s time for the annual Cruise to Two Harbors at Catalina Island. Two Harbors is the “boater’s destination” on Catalina with almost 900 moorings. Two Harbors with about 75 year round residents also has a General Store, coffee shop and decent restaurant plus a fully equipped Scuba shop renting tanks, kayaks, beach equipments, etc. There is lots to do including many water based activities, hiking and beach activities.