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Captain Alan Hugenot

NAVAL ARCHITECT | MARINE SURVEYOR
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MARITIME BLOG

COASTWISE CRUISING CHARTERS

ROUNDING PT. CONCEPTION ON A COASTAL CRUISE

Today, September 7, 2017, SEA RAVEN received a new issue of her official document from the US Coast Guard, which officially registers her as a Coastwise Passenger Vessel, able to book charters for overnight cruises on the Central and Northern California coast. It is now possible for you to sail on extended overnight cruises aboard a traditional schooner for several days or several weeks on the California coast.

Imagine sailing to exciting places like; Drakes Bay, the Farallones, Half Moon Bay, Ano Nuevo, Santa Cruz, Monterey, or the around Pt. Conception to the Channel Islands and Southern California The schooneris also authorized to participate in sport fishing.

That is what is now coming, the Captain and crew are currently working on the cruising calendar for 2018. The schooner will begin booking charter cruises in March of 2018.

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FALL SAILING SCHEDULE POSTED

"JUST EAST OF THE SUNSET" The Farallon Islands out in the Pacific, 23 miles West of the Golden Gate.

FALL SCHOONER SCHEDULE: the fall sailing schedule as listed below, was posted on August 13, 2017.  If you have any questions email the skipper (Alan@captainhugenot.com), or Chief Mate (maciejgrebowicz@gmail.com)

SAILING DAY,  Sunday, Aug 6, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Bring your own lunch.

WORK DAY - Sunday, Aug 2, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Lunch is provided

WORK DAY - Sunday, Sept 10, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Lunch is provided

WORK DAY - Sunday, Sept 24, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Lunch is provided

WORK DAY - Sunday, Oct 8, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Lunch is provided

OCTOBER 19-22 2017, GULF OF THE FARALLONES CRUISE (3 days):
1. Thursday evening, Oct 19 - Aboard at 8 PM, Starlight Sail to Richardson Bay to anchor.
2. Friday, Oct 20 - Sail to Drakes Bay & anchor for the night.
3. Saturday, Oct 21 - Sail to Farallone Islands for lunch and then on to Half Moon Bay, and tie up to the pier, supper ashore at restaurants.
4. Sunday, Oct 22 - Sail up the coast, through the Golden Gate and Return to Brisbane Marina,

IMPORTANT NOTE: To participate in the Oct 3-day overnight cruise you must qualify by attending 3 work days prior to the departure date. There are 4 work days scheduled prior to the departure. Also, additional "make up" work days can be arranged with the skipper on Fridays or Saturdays throughout August, September and October. Just discuss your needs with him at Alan@captainhugenot.com (415) 531-6172

 

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SUNDAY SAILING, AUGUST 6, 2017

The schooner SEA RAVEN was out again on the South Bay on Sunday August 6 from 11:00 am until 5 pm, sailing in 20 knots of breeze with 4 enthusiastic sailors aboard, a good time was had by all.

 

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