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 Route - Overview
 
   The voyage had three legs: Anacortes to Neah Bay, Neah Bay to the anchorage in Drakes Bay behind Pt. Reyes, and the short hop from Drakes Bay to San Francisco Bay.
 
    We motor-sailed (black line) from Anacortes to Neah Bay and the first 14 hours of leg two, when the forecast offshore winds were finally encountered. For the next 4 days, propulsion was sail power alone (red line). The very light winds close to shore near Pt. Arena put us back in the motor-sailing mode.
 
   The longest 24 hr run under sail was 180 nautical miles, an average of 7.5 knots. Eleven hours of this was under double reefed main and staysail. During the 12 am - 3 am watch on this day, the anemometer readings were consistently in the 35-41 knot range.
 
    Shipping traffic was light offshore. For 2 1/2 days, no sightings of other boats, ships, or fishing vessels were made.
 
    More details about each leg are given on other pages.
 
        Anacortes to Neah Bay
        Neah Bay to Drakes Bay
        Drakes Bay to San Francisco Bay