SBYC CHRF Spring #3 2020

My Mother

My mother, Marilyn Ghens (maiden name: Mepham), passed away on February 13th this year. I am just going to keep this just a simple announcement.

I hope her pass associates and friends may reach out.

Mom, I miss you so much.

SCYA Midwinter Regatta 2020

Sail Log

Date

Feburary 16, 2020

Vessel Name/Type/Model

Sail 444

Laser Int full rig

Course/Sea Miles

I forgot to start my garmin on time for race 2 and 3. Distance a little short.

Miles sailed: 5.34 mi.

Notes

Fun day, little wind a first had to relearn how to sail/handle the boat.

Got a 3-4-1 (3rd overal). The first place was great because I had chased down a person who usually horizons me from behind and on the downwind leg.

Weather

Clear sky. Temp around 69. Wind from 6 to 13 mi.

SBYC CHRF Spring #2 2020

Sail Log

Date

Feburary 9, 2020

Course/Sea Miles

H D7 St-Dp-Hp-Cp-Fin ....... 5.50 nm

10.2 mi sailed

Notes

Good Pressure. Fastes was 10.4 nm/hour

Who sailed or my position on the vessel

  1. Boat Owner/Skipper
    1. Me

  2. Crew
    1. Jenn

    2. Matt

    3. Sawyer

Weather

FZUS56 KLOX 091144
CWFLOX
Expires:202002091730;;251913

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
344 AM PST Sun Feb 9 2020

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ650-091730-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
344 AM PST Sun Feb 9 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt, except becoming 15 to 25 kt from
Ventura to Point Mugu in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft
dominant period 12 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning, then
chance of showers.

SBYC Hot Rum Series 3/3 2020

Sail Log

Date

Feburary 8, 2020

Course/Sea Miles

D7 St-Dp-Gt-Bp-Xp-Dp-Fin 5.69 nm

Notes

Who sailed or my position on the vessel

  1. Boat Owner/Skipper
    1. Me

  2. Crew
    1. Jenn

    2. Ole

    3. Erik

Weather

FZUS56 KLOX 081034
CWFLOX
Expires:202002081800;;196545

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
234 AM PST Sat Feb 8 2020

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ650-081800-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
234 AM PST Sat Feb 8 2020

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming S 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Patchy dense fog with visibility 1 nm or less in the morning.

SBYC CHRF Spring #1 2020

Sail Log

Date

January 26, 2020

Course/Sea Miles

H D4 R (S - B - H - D - F) 4.79 nm

Miles sailed: 8.05 mi

Notes

Got off the line. CHRF handicap was 518 (shit handicap). Still was able to take the lead by mark H. Held on to D. Got stuck in dead air and seaweed. Thought that 3 would pass. Only lost one place. Team did well.

Who sailed or my position on the vessel

  1. Boat Owner/Skipper
    1. Me

  2. Crew
    1. Jenn

    2. Max

    3. Vincent

    4. Sawyer

Weather

FZUS56 KLOX 261035
CWFLOX
Expires:202001261730;;537658

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ650-261730-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt with local
gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined
seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.

SBYC Hot Rum Series 2/3 2020

Sail Log

Date

January 25, 2020

Course/Sea Miles

Miles sailed (Statuted): 6.17

Course sailed:

K2R (Start,Bell Bouy, Gate, K, Finish) : 2.45 nm

Who sailed or my position on the vessel

  1. Boat Owner/Skipper
    1. Me

  2. Crew
    1. Jenn

    2. Max

    3. Ole

    4. Erik

Notes

Resonable start. Did not start fromt he weather mark. Sucked bad air to first mark. Sailed around cruise ship. Made up some time.

Weather

Wind was mild today.

FZUS56 KLOX 251102
CWFLOX
Expires:202001251730;;487670

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
302 AM PST Sat Jan 25 2020

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ650-251730-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
302 AM PST Sat Jan 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Western portion, NW to N winds 15 to 25 kt in the morning.
Otherwise, E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Areas of dense
fog with visibility 1 nm or less in the morning.

Cannabis and social media

My experience with cannabis is very second hand. I have friends who partake and are big advocates. My abstinence from pot is a personal choice. The problem I have now is that there is a snake oil aspect. I am told it cures or mitigates all ills. No one is willing to talk about the documented drawbacks.

My feeling on this is very libertarian. It is your business to partake. Just go in with eyes wide open. A lot of the good publicity is from people who want to get rich, partake, and the government is wanting to gouge cannabis users through sin taxes.

This article is worth republishing. Real choice begins with knowledge.

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