Monthly Archives: November 2014

We have a wind generator!

We have our wind generator up and ready to go! We also put in a Morningstar Tri-star 45 power controller so that the extra power we generate won’t fry our batteries. With our solar panels and our KISS wind generator, we feel confident we will have sufficient power.
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We are now at Treasure Island anchorage producing 10 amps in 14 knots of wind! And it’s so quiet!

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Fair winds to S/V Coccinelle

Our new cruising friends s/v coccinelle , who sailed from their homeland of France over 2.5 years ago, are departing to continue their voyage around the world. They have stayed in the Bay Area and Sausalito for the last month. We have throughly enjoyed their company. Their kids and our kids had so much fun together despite not being able to communicate in the same language. We will miss them dearly and look forward to seeing them during our journey. Fair winds to S/V Coccinelle

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Mystical dinghy ride to school

Currently the kids are going to a Rudolf Steiner model school called The New Village School. On most days we ride bikes 1.4 miles each way, but lately our mode of transportation of choice is via dinghy. Yesterday was so mystical. The fog was thick and all the birds were out fishing for herring. What a beautiful way to start the day.

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And to finish the day, I was in a stairwell at work and stumbled upon this

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Getting so excited to set sail and see the world.