Tosca’s Log

8 November 2017

Location: Decatur Island to Friday Harbor, SJI, WA It was a calm day, so it was decided that I should take Tosca back to Friday Harbor. We put the now cleaned carpets back in the boat, and proceeded to motor to first check on Chris' boat since he is gone until next...

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29 October 2017

Location: Friday Harbor, SJI to Decatur Island, WA The plan was to take Tosca to Decatur Island to house sit for friends. The forecast was for winds between 10-12 knots at the highest, so the plan was to sail as much as possible, which would also be must first chance...

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28 October 2017

Location: San Juan Island, WA Took Tosca out for the afternoon with Colleen, Penelope, and Ella on board in the hopes of seeing some seals.  This would be the first time taking the boat out with a child and an additional dog. Leaving the dock was not a good experience...

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15 October 2017

Location: San Juan Islands, WA Mari and I took the boat out for a sail for a couple of hours.  We stayed between Shaw, San Juan Island, and Lopez. Roller furling unfurled fine, but does not want to roll all the way back up - going to take jib down and pull in more...

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12 October 2017

Location: Warbass Marina, San Juan Island, WA Filled up diesel tank and after putting cap back on noticed a film on the water that seemed to be coming from mid-starboard.  Turned engine on, not sure if it helped.  No idea what the cause was as this is not the first...

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27 September 2017

Location: West Side of San Juan Island, WA Mari and I made an impromptu trip to the west side of San Juan Island. We raised both sails and at times while tacking, the boat did a complete 360.  Issue with port side jib sheet was remedied before we left.  Need to work...

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22 September 2017

Location: Friday Harbor, SJI to Odlin Park on Lopez Island, WA Took an afternoon trip over to Odlin Park on Lopez and took Annesa with me. When leaving marina, boat was in forward (from the last time I had docked - whoops!), so that was awkward.  The dinghy then...

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18 September 2017

Location: Decatur Island to Friday Harbor, SJI, WA I had used my Rocna for the first time while having the boat at Decatur on this trip for 48 hours during which time we had 30+ knots of wind and the anchor held like a champ. Pulling up the anchor was difficult - it's...

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5 September 2017

Location: Friday Harbor, SJI to Decatur Island, WA Filled fuel tank for the first time since she came over from Anacortes.  It took less than five gallons. Took off around 11:15 am with Jill.  Untied lines and left slip entirely on my own.  We backed out of the slip...

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19 August 2017

Location: Decatur Island to Friday Harbor, SJI, WA That morning we separated the boats and I moved Tosca to the dock with Chris so that Jill and I could load up when ready and head back to Friday Harbor.  Getting off the dock at Decatur Shores was a little rough...

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