Category: Pleasure

Pleasure & Recreational sailing posts

Plan B – Sailing Starts for 2020

When “Plan A” fell apart with the Navy Marina restricting boat access until 1 June, we had to find another way to go sailing.  A little sleuthing in Newport found that there were slips available for the month of May in downtown Newport.  On Tuesday 5 May, Spirit and Vento Solare had a pleasurable sail on …

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Getting Ready for Spring 2019 Launch

Vento Solare

Even though spring doesn’t officially arrive until 20 March, it looks like we’ve broken out of the Arctic chill that was preventing moving forward on projects to get launched.  Thanks to Larry’s help on 14 March, the boat cover is off, the speakers are back on the rail so we have tunes while working, the …

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Thanks Crew for the Great Sun Shade

Vento Solare Crew presented the Skipper with a beautiful Sunbrella sun shade at the crew party last December.  Now that winter cover is off and Vento Solare is launched, we have the ability to fit this with the tie down cords.    The Color matches all the other canvass and it fits great.  This will …

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