Nov 25, 2007
Beginning of the voyage south on a quest for tropical waters. Had a really intriguing crew assembled, but a weather system up north introduced a system of large waves and I saw no reason to depart San Francisco Bay to sail, intentionally, into uncomfortable weather. Waited a week for the weather to pass and was able to find two great crew -- Patrick and xxx. As these things go, we of course, ended up motoring most of the way. Some downwind sailing with the spinnaker flying asymetrically, but a lot of motoring. KEWA performed flawlessly. I really wanted a tuna, but I still had some to learn about fishing off a sail boat. We had a great cruise, ended by a way too big bender at the restaurant down the road from the marina in San Diego. And I mean way too big.