August 4, 2012

Great Day of Sailing

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We had four terrific sails today. The wind was perfect. Blowing from the ESE at 10-15 knots all day. It was a great direction for going toward the Bay Bridge and we actually made it under the Bridge on 3 out of 4 sails.

It was also the day of birthdays. On every trip we did today we had people celebrating their birthdays.(Congratulations to all).

Bill's Birthday aboard Woodwind

    Bill’s Birthday aboard Woodwind

Bill’s daughter brought him out on the Woodwind as a birthday treat. And he did a great job driving the boat!

The sunset sail was the best though, we made it under the bridge with only 3 sails up but decided to put up the Fisherman sail for the trip back. This made the sail very exciting and the guests had a ball. We were treated to another great sunset.

Bay Bridge Sunset Aboard Schooner Woodwind

Bay Bridge Sunset Aboard Schooner Woodwind

Captain Mickey

About Captain Mickey

Working as a Captain on the Schooner Woodwind is awesome. I figured out how to get paid for my favorite hobby(sailing). I started sailing when I was 6 years old right here on the bay. I am a very avid sailboat racer and when not working you can usually find me out racing. I lived/sailed in the Caribbean for 24 yrs. I returned to the Bay area 4 years ago and enjoy every day I am on the water!!
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