Bodega Bay Sail – Sept 25-27th

Left San Francisco on Fri afternoon in dense fog which later appeared again in Drakes Bay when we anchored at 9:30pm at night. We couldn't see anything, we had to rely on the radar chartplotter to avoid bouys and other boats. Gadgetry saves the day again!

James at Drakes Bay on Sat morning.. Reading the paper, waiting for the fog to clear.


Jonathan not that impressed by Point Reyes Lighthouse as we motor in very little wind to Bodega Bay.


Motoring up the long channel in Bodega Bay to Spud Point Marina, where we stayed for the night in the supposedly quietest marina on the coast (according the sailing guide). They must have been hard of hearing because the fog horns on the channel bouys kept us up all night..


Leaving at 7:30am on Sunday morning for the long 60 mile sail to San Francisco. No wind, but no fog as well!  In the distance a boat that ran aground in the bay..


Taking advantage of a land breeze just outside Bodega Bay. James depressed that we are leaving Spud Point Marina.. The wind would soon die until we got within a few miles of GG bridge.


Spinnaker filled.. we cheated by running the engine in astern to fill it initially ;-)  Luckily the wind filled in a little and we were able to fly it for a bit