Raccoon Strait Talk

With a long weekend of pleasant sailing weather ahead, you might be wondering where, exactly, you should sail. A cruise out the Gate, a loop of the Bay, or maybe the Bay tour, taking a break from Cityfront breezes with a somewhat sheltered cruise through Raccoon Strait. We were out last week and caught a few boats that were cruising through and lookin’ good.

Angel Island tour
Depending on the current, you might want to cruise in close to Angel Island. The Beneteau Oceanis 34 Platinum was cruising east.
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Lois Lane
The Wylie 40 Lois Lane was tacking up from Richmond making her way to the Strait.
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Late morning fog
By late morning, the fog was still on the Bay but backing off at Angel Island.
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Corsair F-31 Chubasco
The Corsair F-31 Chubasco was heading East by Pt. Stuart for an easy breeze in the Strait.
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J/Boat
This bright red J/Boat was dressed for the Strait but aiming for the Bay.
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Brown Eyed Girl
Brown Eyed Girl makes her way through a busy stretch.
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Room for guests
It’s always good to make room for guests before a three-day weekend.
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No matter where you’re headed this weekend, a loop through Raccoon Strait is usually a pleasant leg of any Bay sail. If you’re just out for fun, Raccoon is an enjoyable part of whatever circuit you take.

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