Half-Day Adventure to Lake Washington
14 June 2013- 10:30 am
Wind: 6-14 knots
Weather: 59 degrees, Overcast
We had a wonderful half-day adventure today with a great group from the Midwest. When we started this morning, it was a little chilly and the skies were overcast, but there was great wind and plenty of time, so we headed through the channel to Lake Washington. After opening the drawbridges and causing some slight traffic delays for the cars (sorry about that!), we headed into the big lake. We sailed back around the barges near Highway 520, and saw the Friday traffic get backed up for the 520 bridge. It wasn’t us this time! Everyone took a turn driving, and all proved to be good sailors. As they say, it was an incredible experience, and tons of good times! Welcome to Seattle, and we hope to sail again with you soon!
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12 June 2013- 8:30 pm
Wind: S 8-13 knots
Weather: 68 degrees, Mostly Cloudy, with Patches of Blue Sky
On tonight’s special date night charter, both clients were new to sailing, although the lady had sailed a little bit before. As the voyage began, we started with the main sail while the couple took turns driving. Later, to get the boat’s speed up, we added the jib and really started to cruise around the lake! It was a lot of fun. Then we settled the boat down and the couple went up front to enjoy the view. That’s when he asked her the big question. She said yes! What a way to start off an engagement. The wonderful winds made for great sailing, and it was all and all a great evening.
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Back to other adventures
9 June 2013- 9:00 am
Wind: N & NE 2-4 knots
Weather:67 degrees, Overcast
This morning’s lesson took us all around the northern end of the lake.
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9 June 2013 – 5:30 pm
Wind: N 10-18 knots
Weather:71 degrees, Sunny, with Some Clouds
We had great winds for this afternoon’s private lesson, and the new sailor was a quick study who learned to trim and drive with ease. As you can see from the map, we covered nearly every corner of Lake Union!
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A “Sail-a-riffic” Afternoon
8 June 2013- 3:30 pm
Wind: N 4-8 knots
Weather:70 degrees, Partly Cloudy
It was a great day on the water, and several people took turns at the helm and really got the boat moving in the afternoon winds. To quote one of the clients, “It was sail-a-riffic!”
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8 June 2013 – 1:00 p.m.
Wind: N 2-5 knots
Weather:70 degrees, Mostly cloudy
We had a fun lesson this afternoon with light and variable winds. The students did well very well tacking and trimming sails.
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A Midday Sailing Lesson for Three
1 June 2013 – 12:00 p.m.
Wind: 1-4 knots
Weather: 65 degrees, Sunny with some clouds
We had a great day on the water this afternoon with this lesson for a group of three. They all did great, even with the light, shifting winds!
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30 May 2013 – 8:15 p.m.
Wind:S 10-15 knots
Weather: 61 degrees, Mostly cloudy
This evening’s sail was a sunset cruise that covered most of Lake Union. We enjoyed some beautiful twilight views of the city – the center of the lake is one the best places in town to see the lights of Seattle!
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