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Captain Alan Hugenot

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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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SEA RAVEN receives MARAD waiver.

August 7, 2017, Schooner SEA RAVEN was notified by the US Maritime Administration that she has received a waiver of the Jones Act, so that despite being a foreign built vessel (Canada 1972), she is now eligible to carry "Passengers for Hire" on charters in California coastal and inland waters. The Captain has now applied to USCG Documentation for a "Change of Trade Indicator" which will allow  Coastwise Passenger charter Service aboard the Schooner.

 

 

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