2014 Spring Cruise – Photo Gallery

Sailor pointing the way

After our 2014 May regatta in San Carlos, Mexico, some of the club’s sailors took off for a cruise along the coast. Check out these pictures, courtesy of Terri Sebastian. It looks like they had fun, and caught some fish, too! See the pictures…

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2014 Spring Cruise – Reina’s Narrative

Sailing Vessel Half Cat

Reina (the cat) talks about Cruising the Sea of Cortez in the spring of 2014. The trip hits San Carlos, Chencho, Ensenada El Carricito, Bahia Algodones, Bahia San Pedro, and more. The theme song of the trip seems to be “No, Reina, No.”…

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2014 Spring Picnic – Photo Gallery

Watching the sailing preparations from ashore

The club’s 2014 Spring Picnic was held on a beautiful day out at Christopher Columbus Park. Silverbell Lake here is an ideal site for laser racing, as many of our members know. It was a great day, both ashore and on the water! See the pictures…

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2013 Spring Cruise – Photo Gallery

And the winners are...

The cruisers who took off to explore more of Mexico after the 2013 spring regatta had an amazing time. Enjoy these pictures, courtesy of Karin. They may make you want to join the group next time! 🙂 See the pictures…

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Mulege or Bust!

The 2011 Tucson Sailing Club Fall Cruise ended up being a small and intimate affair after several boats bowed out due to mechanical problems or concerns about the weather forecast. Nonetheless, the crews of Half Cat and Caliente headed out Monday afternoon in a brisk breeze. Caliente promptly returned to San Carlos…

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Jellyfish Medusas

It appears that there are no blue bubbles around San Carlos, yet, this year. Of course, before going in the water check the beach to see if there are any blue bubbles “agua male”. If you find any, it is a good idea to skip swimming that day!!! If stung by these jelly fish, douse the area with vinegar…

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A Different Kind of Racing

On a recent trip to PDX (Portland) I was invited to experience sailboat racing as it is done on the Columbia River. Oh what a difference!! Since it is the season of snow melt and this has been a banner year for that sort of thing there was about a 3 to 5 knot current blasting its way toward the ocean…

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