(Note: I re-organized a couple of the posts below -- I somehow skipped Day 6, and then numbered the following days wrong. Maybe forgetting what day it is, is the sign of a good trip?)
We sailed from Santa Cruz Island over to Santa Barbara (about 25 nm) under delightful conditions -- light wind, brilliant skies, balmy warmth. Had a perfect view of the lovely oil platforms cluttering up the coast... We got in to the Santa Barbara marina around 5, got a slip and tidied up the boat, and got our first showers in many days (oh, that felt sooooo good!) Went to dinner with Bradley. Back to the boat for a nightcap and conversation; we got to bed around 1 am.
Watch the transit of Mercury with us! - Tomorrow morning is the transit of Mercury, which is where the planet Mercury is visible directly in front of the sun. This won’t happen again until 2032. ...
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