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Transpac / Waikiki Wrap Up

MARTHA and crew are safely and comfortably tucked in at the Waikiki Yacht club in the Ala Wai boat harbor in Honolulu. It was nip and tuck on arrival as we were the last boat in before they closed the harbor due to dangerously high breaking surf at the harbor entrance. One more night Offshore […]

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Tracking note

We will not be using our trusty SPOT tracker for this leg.    You can follow all the boats on the Transpac website    and then go to the “yellowbrick tracking”.     We will try to send updates to our Facebook page, remember, you do not need to be a member to look at […]

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Transpac / Bound for Honolulu

MARTHA is on the way to the start line off Point Fermin. The crew has worked its magic and we are as ready as we can be! The division splits are in and the times are posted on the Transpac web site,  in our division we will be head to head, boat for boat with […]

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Gearing up for Transpac / Departure for Long Beach

MARTHA is preparing for a San Francisco departure and the crew have all gathered for a Friday evening dinner at the Saint Francis Yacht Club. Special thanks to the Saint Francis for hosting MARTHA the week before our departure for Longbeach. We find it an interesting fact that as MARTHA and crew prepare,  we are […]

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San Francisco Events and Friends

The Great Schooner Race was quite a hoot  and a wonderful weekend was had by all.    Check out the photos and such on our face book page. Thank you to Ted Pike for making the journey from Port Townsend to visit and sail with us,  it’s good to see friends from Port Townsend.  Edensaw […]

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SFYC and Camp Four Winds/Westward Ho

We continue our adventures in the big Bay and have now found our way back to the San Francisco Yacht Club who has most graciously hosted MARTHA,  their flag-ship.   We will be here for the week, getting ready for the Great San Francisco Schooner Cup and preparing  for the upcoming Trans-Pac ocean passage and […]

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Master Mariners Regatta

The 2015 Master Mariners Regatta proved to be an exciting if not a difficult race.  There was a little of the first and a lot of the second with a strong flood ripping through the gate. MARTHA was fortunate to have a great after guard of local bay talent with our crew member John Callahan, […]

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San Francisco Bay

Where it all began. The crew from the Schooner Martha Foundation has been working for 19 years to get to the point where MARTHA was ready to return to this event.    All of the volunteer work and support from the community is paying off and MARTHA is here! In 1996 when the seeds for […]

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Point Conception to Santa Cruz

MARTHA and crew enjoyed a rare gift from Neptune, San Diego to Santa Barbara in 24 hours. After a two day respite we made an early morning journey to Cojo Anchorage at Pt Conception.   After resting and checking over everything,  we boogied North to Santa Cruz arriving in 26 hours. We had to motor the distance but […]

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Yesteryear Regatta Report

With a great line up of wooden yachts racing the San Diego Bay, the Yesteryear Regatta proved to be a challenging and rewarding event with over 30 boats racing in 7 classes. MARTHA sailed against some very impressive competition including,  CHIMAERA, an S&S sloop,  CIRCE, an S&S yawl, MARJORIE a Stephens/Waring and White design,  built […]

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