Century Club: Douglas Ellmore

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

Herring Bay to West River, crossing line off Pirates Cove 

Sunday, August 8, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

Doublehanded tonight.

Friday, July 30, 2021 to Sunday, August 1, 2021
Number of days:
3 days

2nd Place!

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

1st!

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

No breeze to start.

Sunday, July 18, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, July 10, 2021 to Sunday, July 11, 2021
Number of days:
2 days
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

raced through a squal in a sprint of a race!

Sunday, June 6, 2021 to Monday, June 7, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

2nd in non-spin racing.  1st in shorthanded.

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
  • Revolution track to Miles River

3 hrs up to Annapolis with the 20+ kt breeze on our nose.  Made it in time to start.  Finished the day in 1st.  Then back to the slip. A 12 hr day in heave air.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

We heard major weather alert and returned to the slip to see what developed.  Didn't go back out.  HHSA racers pulled off a fun race it sounds like.  

Saturday, May 22, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

A variable wind day on the bay.  WR G1 to 84A to 85A to WRG1.  Lots of wind holes where breeze was registering but I think it was just coming from evaporation. 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

2nd!

Saturday, May 15, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

1st place in light air, HHSA non-sping racing and short-handed.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Friday, April 9, 2021
Number of days:
1 day

Revolution launched Friday and moved into her slip.  Accomplished a lot of spring work. New bottom, too.  Looking forward to racing.

Saturday, March 13, 2021 to Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Number of days:
10 days

Worked over 20 days on the boat this spring, soda blasted, faired, sanded, faired, sanded, painted, painted more, new boot stripe, and new lettering.  Plus stuffing box, anchor locker, cleaning interior, changing water pump impeller, adjusting book kicker, and repairing bow light to name some of the works.

Friday, February 19, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Friday, February 19, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Number of days:
1 day
  • Self on passage to haul out.

Left Tracys Landing on a 2.5 hr passage to get hauled out for winter/spring work.

Monday, December 28, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, December 13, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Sailed from Town Point to Popular Island with wife.

Friday, December 11, 2020
Number of days:
2 days
Friday, December 11, 2020
Number of days:
2 days
Sunday, December 6, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, November 8, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, November 1, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Test Head Sail Changes

Sunday, October 4, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

light breeze

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

No Breeze, entire fleet retired

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Foggy Race

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Rabbit Racing Fun

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Fun Race

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Fun Race

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

We did rabbit start and time corrections after.

 

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Saturday, September 12, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Very heavy breeze in the am leaving Herring Bay.  Nice breeze for the race and trip back.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Nice breeze with heavy rain.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Saturday, September 5, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Friday, August 21, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

RC abandoned before we got to the 1st windward mark, which we never reached under sail! lol

Saturday, August 15, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Nice day on the water with a nice reasonable breeze!

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

2nd place!

Sunday, August 9, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

1st place and the finish gun!

Thursday, July 30, 2020 to Monday, August 3, 2020
Number of days:
5 days

Multi-day cruise.  

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

2nd place!

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

went out to fine tune jib leads

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Went out near end of storm, but RC raised November flag.  So we returned to port.

Sunday, July 19, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Race from Herring Bay HHSA A to 83, to 82, back to HHSA A.  Very glad to have a small home made bimini with the heat and sun.  A strong 2nd for the day.  Breeze to windward kept us from over heating in the high temps.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

We continue to dial in Revolution.  

Saturday, July 11, 2020 to Sunday, July 12, 2020
Number of days:
2 days

Raced Boomerang.

Main spinnaker halyard jammed and we could not get the asymetrical sail down.  We had crew go up the mast and released the sail.  We lost 90 minutes on course.  Still finished 4th of 5 in CRCA racer cruiser and 9th/15 CRCA overall.  A good race with varying breezes.

 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

working things out.  took a 2nd place.

Sunday, July 5, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Sailed solo from Herring Bay to 84!  Played with new aeronometer and software in the chart plotter.

Nice breeze!

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

In the morning, calibrated knot meter and in the afternoon sailed Herring Bay with the wife.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Performed RC Duties for Series 1 Race 6

Porpoise Sitings of 12+

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Wife and I went sailing in Herring Bay.

Monday, June 29, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

America's Cup

Saturday, June 27, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Fund CHESSS race, a 3rd in double handed Spin

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Race with Dougie Jr. as double handed class.

Sunday, June 21, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
  • Stalled before the finish line.

Light Air and no class finishers.  Pretty day for powerboating!

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
  • Sunset on 1st Day of Summer

Variable Breeze for a nice sail across the bay and back.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Breezy and multiple squalls, No race was started, but we were prepared and ready seeing how we do in the weather.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Number of days:
0 days

Another nice night with breeze!

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Another nice night with breeze!

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Additional Practice with Crew

Saturday, June 6, 2020 to Sunday, June 7, 2020
Number of days:
2 days

Saturday - Nice day to practice with A2 and Spin B sails.

Sunday - Practice with storm sails and reefed main.

 

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Out racing in Herring Bay.  Nice breezy night.  Had luff of main adjusted by Chesapeake Sailmakers and rake of mast adjusted by local East Coast Rigging.  Breeze was up above 15kt and we should have still reefec.  We were moving fast to the line and OCS for the second week in a row.  Dang.  Having lots of fun sailing double handed with Steve.

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

OCS! Close to the line!  Guess my repair bowsprit nosed over. An awesome evening to sail.

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Tested the new mainsheet setup and recalibrated the autopilot.  Nice wind to start, but fell off as the afternoon went on..

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Sailed around Herring Bay.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
  • Skipper Doug
  • Single Handed controls
  • Rose Haven
  • Popular Island from afar

Left Town Point Marina and Sailed out to Herring Bay.  Enjoyed the sail and tested the new single-handed running rigging.  Need bags for the lines in the cockpit.

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

installed revarnished floorboards and cushions.  additonal safety gear installed on boat.  Also, relocated fluxgate for autopilot, as it was not installed properly by a prior owner.

Friday, May 8, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Thursday, May 7, 2020 to Friday, May 8, 2020
Number of days:
2 days

measured location and measured for bolts for new main sheet traveller cam cleats.  installed new cam cleats for traveler.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

heated the gasket on the dash of car with defroster running.  this helped it strech. then used a paint scraper to wedge the gasket in the grove.

 

Also setup nav station with amateur radio email.  tested tx and rx of email over tuned rigging as antenna.

Monday, May 4, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

repaired old sailcover until I make the new one.  hanked on main (without battens) for final fitting.

Sunday, May 3, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Rebuilt the head the head input valve and fitted electrical wire switch.  Finally got the head to work in electric mode!

Friday, May 1, 2020 to Saturday, May 2, 2020
Number of days:
2 days

After receipt of custom bilge pump connector, wired in new connector and new fittings.  Very tight work.

Monday, April 27, 2020 to Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Number of days:
3 days

made and installed new lazy jacks

Friday, April 24, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020
Number of days:
3 days

Had to remove old shower pump and engineer a new pump placement, with custom parts.

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Went to boat and worked on installing shower drain pump, aeronometer sensor, and some running riggingwork.  Installed house battery and ran motor.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Started up motor and charged batteries.  Checked sea cocks for leaks.  Cleaned galley sink and drain.

Sunday, March 22, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Needed to add a little reinforcement for the bimini frame to the rear rail.  Prevents it from banging and adds stability at two corners.

Sunday, March 22, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Completed installation and testing of nav station components. Main marine VHF with AIS receive and wireless mic. Backup VHF marine radio with remote wired mic at helm.  Older chart plotter for integration with autopilot.  Ham Radio for HF email and chart plotting.  Backup handheld GPS and compass.  AM/FM/CD stereo for music!

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Worked on electronics integration.  Updated and rewired cables after lowering pod & cutting down binnacle frame rail to see over.

Monday, March 16, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

safe in slip.  social distancing

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Added new stainless lifelines and gates on starboard for the finger pier at the slip.  Steve and Bill helped.  Glad we did it on the hard. Dropped a nut or two on the ground.  Would have lost them in the water.

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

After a few weekends of measuring, fabricating, and prototyping, we got the main frame of the bimini installed,  Plan is to support a couple 100W+ solar panels.

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Reinstalled electronics with pod on the binnacle.  With the heigh lowered 6", can still clearly see compass and see over binnacle rail much better and can see down into cabin.  Way Better!

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

After working on this a few weekend with other tasks, completed installation of compass. Sanding of binnacle by Dave, Paint by Steve, then Rich and I tapped a new bold thread and installed compass and wiring.  Needed to modify base of compass frame for wire, then sealed the base with marine silicone.

The binnacle frame rail was lowered about 7" as well.  It will be a better height.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Number of days:
1 day
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Number of days:
0 days

Removed old wiring form log and splced in new wire to instruments.  Another multi-weekend activity.  Old wires were brittle.  Had to splice in new wires, but consolidated 2 wires to 1 wire harness and all instruments worked!  Crew Member Steve was a big help.

Saturday, February 15, 2020 to Sunday, February 16, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Did some work on the rudder.  Not perfect, but addressed a few issues.  Also repaired some gel coat on edges for transom at waterline.  Also aligned the rudder and tie rod adjusted for spoke of wheel at top dead center with Rich.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

With help from crew member Rich, we repaired the crack in the bow pulpit!  This took 3 weekends between removal, measuring, and fitting.

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Removed POD Wiriing for work to cut and lower binnacle frame rail.

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

This will take a few days and extra tools.  A couple of the base screws are frozen on.

Friday, January 17, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

First time installing the winter cover. Had to figure which end was which.

Monday, January 13, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Inspected boat after put up for the winter.  Inspected interior and exterior.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
Number of days:
1 day

Will try logging all the days on he water in 2020.

Moved Revolution on 1/11/2020 to be hauled out.  Should be back in the water before 1st day of Spring.

Prepping  work focused on the Annapolis to Bermuda race in June 2020.