Category Archives: Mountaineers Sailing

Mountaineers – Adventurous – Chris

Had a bit of a weather hold while the thunder and lightning went by and the rain stopped, after that a nice time was had by all Advertisements

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Mountaineers Sailing – May 19, 2016

Nice weather, everyone got a chance to do all the jobs several times. Nice company and great potluck when we got back to the slip.  

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Mountaineers – June 17, 2015

Wind was up a bit and the sound lumpy, reefed at the dock. Still had a bit more power than what I wanted for beginners, but did some tacks and jibes and everyone caught on quickly. Bree did a nice … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–September 2, 2012

Sunny weather but light wind. The crew also received a demo and lesson on how to mark a halyard or whip the end of a double braid line using Mike’s Quick Rope Whipping. West Point never got over 5 knots, we … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–August 16 & 19, 2012

Both days had good sailing weather, Thursday was about as good as it gets, 8 to 10 knots of wind, flat water and a warm day.  On shore it was 80 some degrees and on the water it was shirt … Continue reading

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Three Blonds and a Guy – – July 31, 2012

Carol had two friends in from London & France. What is more Seattle than sailing?  Kristine had been on a sailboat before but had never driven.  Kristine and Alan’s son had taken a sailing class recently, she now  has some … Continue reading

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Mountaineers – July 29, 2012

Not much wind – went out and sailed for a while then came back to the dock for a picnic. Spent quite a bit of time going over sailing and boating basics.

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Mountaineers – July 15, 2012

The wind was up and they sky was threatening.  Small craft advisory.  Some concern by one of the crew that lives in a rain zone when it was raining buckets at their place only a few miles north of the … Continue reading

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Mountaineers – July 12, 2012

A nice evening sail, light wind, close-up view of the Laser racing fleet at the mark rounding.  Nice picnic, food and good company. Got a up close view of a freighter and a while later a real roller coaster ride … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–July 10, 2012

Nice evening sail off Shilshole in Seattle with a potluck at the dock with great conversation, nice sunset. Could not resist putting in the funny face thing.

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Mountaineers–June 20, 2012

Nice evening sail with a potluck at the dock with great conversation.

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Mountaineers–June 20, 2012

Nice medium wind – wind was a up a bit at the start so we left the reef in from Sunday.  The wind eased but left the reef in – turned out to be a good decision when a couple … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–June 8, 2012

The sun was out for the start of the trip – the rain came at the end.  Nice sunset when it was raining.  Nice wind, a Friday night group was out racing, bit of a challenge getting through the obstacle … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–June 3, 2012

Wind started light then got lighter.  Bit of a picnic while waiting for the wind to clock around and fill in. Everybody got to do every job.  Did manage to get one picture of each person smiling and not growling … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–May 16, 2012

Nice crew – started with a reefed main but the wind did not fill in like the forecast so we took the reef out and things worked better.  CYC had their Wed night race going on and then there were … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–May 13, 2012

Bit wind and a bit of lump.  Good crew.  Went north – found an extra PATON (Private Aid to Navigation) so we got the Lat / Lon of the extra buoy – double checked the light list and the PMEL … Continue reading

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Mountaineers–May 10, 2012

Nice wind for the first sail of the season.  Nice crew.

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Mountaineers – Sept 3, 2011

15 – 18 knots of wind – bit lumpy but not too bad – up close with the Victoria Clipper and a container ship.  A nice time was had by all.

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Mountaineers July 28, 2011

SuJ’n in charge

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July 23–2011–Mountaineers

Connie, Sonu, Lori

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Mountaineers Oct 16 2010 – Blue Fin

A quick trip down to Blake Island and lunch on the boat. c/m

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Mountaineers Aug 27 2010

Nice wind, flat water, view of a race, nice crew and food

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Mountaineers May 30 2009

Nice group and good weather – warm in May !

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Mountaineers July 25 2010

Great group – 8 to 12 knots of wind, 3 inch chop, sun, Mt. Baker and Mt. Rainier were both out, fine food – one big hole in the wind right in the shipping / VTS lane we had to … Continue reading

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Mountaineers June 05 2010

Started with light wind and filled in to 8 to 10 knots for most of the afternoon, sun was out, good company and good food, everybody did a good job.  A few pictures, at least one good one for every … Continue reading

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