Getting to the Starting Line – Dolfin

Leaving Catalina we had an ideal weather window so we just kept going, arriving in Pillar Point Harbor 6pm Thursday, just 50 hours (and 36 gal of diesel) from Catalina.  Cold starry nights, whales, dolphins, other floaty things with fins, flat calm mostly – hope Lee is as lucky on Morning Star.  We could have done without the military helicopter in the Channel Islands harassing us without telling us why or responding to our call on 16 or that hard, clanky thing we hit halfway across Monterey Bay (couldn’t see it but sure heard it), but otherwise the trip couldn’t have been nicer. read more