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Leg 1 (Oct 4 to Oct 30): Bay Trials, Sailing from San Francisco to San Diego

On October 4th, 2006, just before 4PM on a gray drizzly day, we left our slip at Loch Lomond Marina. It was surreal, we had been clandestinely living there (the term is 'sneakaboard' rather than 'liveaboard') for almost a month. Our schedule had slipped by a precious three days with stupid last-minute projects.

In the end we snuck off without a dock party, without shaking hands, without promising to write. We wove to a few friends as we motored out into the channel. We found a little wind, raised the sails, and were off. It was awesome.

You can read all about our first leg, from San Francisco to San Diego, by clicking the links on the left, or by following the 'previous' and 'next' links at the top of each page.