The Log of Indiscipline III
New Years Day Race 2006
|Ken at the helm for our 07:30 departure from Mission Bay|
|Classical Cat headed out the channel|
|Some quite large breaking seas were there to greet us!|
|The look of concern on our skipper's face.|
|Once outside, it was manageable. We had to motor all the way to Point Loma in light morning air and large ground swells.|
|Down by Point Loma we saw the blimp.|
|Checking out the competition pre-race.|
|Setting the race marks,|
|Our competition. The PHRF spinnaker class slower than 132 had to fly "something" green.|
|Watching the big boats.|
|Dennis Conner's boat.|
|In the afternoon, the winds came up nicely. Getting passed by the boat that was to be the winner.|
|Gary blanketing Staghound, taking their air.|
|Heading home, it turned out to be 11 hours at sea with the last 1 or 2 in darkness with rain and cold.|
|I was Mr. Foredeck for the day.
It was an adventure and a great time was had by all!
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