Remember that post about crack? Well we’re taking our American Sailing Association 101 level course this weekend. Three days, two books, and a whole lot of sailing. All weekend long.
So, here’s the little boat we’ll be using – a J24
Here’s Steve cramming on the parts of the boat and rigging just before we head out.
And here’s Jason, our instructor
On our way out of the harbor, we passed this big channel buoy covered in seals.
Can’t see the seals? Let’s move in closer
There were big rolling swells all day long. The wind was light in the morning, but it picked up after lunch.
Some of the day, I looked like this:
And some for some of the day, I looked like this!
By the end of the day, however, we looked like this:
We were tacking by ourselves the first day of sailing. We may have this down!