mav·er·ick ˈmav(ə)rik/ noun 1. an unorthodox or independent-minded person.   Saturday 09 December 3am Alarm goes. Beddit tells me I've managed 5hrs 34 minutes of sleep and took 40 minutes to fall asleep. My clothes are laid out, my food and water bottles filled and ready by the door. I stretch and hit the road. 4:05am Off [...]

By |2020-04-10T05:55:52+00:00December 12th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Smart

SF > Half Moon Bay Saturday 8th December - 32 nautical miles (10-15hr Row) I'm 90% sure I’ve got this, but what I’ve learned from my rows in the bay of San Francisco is that conditions can change in an instant. In my last 10hr+ row to Bolinas and back I struggled from sleep deprivation. For [...]

By |2017-12-09T04:12:36+00:00December 9th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|1,077 Comments

King Tides

From Sausalito to Berkeley is a good 4hr row. Usually I go under Angel Island rather than over through Raccoon Straits. On Tuesday since my boat was at the San Francisco Yacht Club, I decided to take the Straits. The forecast was light, 10-12 from the E/SE. Hardly ideal, but I can row into 10-12 [...]

By |2020-04-10T05:55:52+00:00December 7th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|4 Comments