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Angel Island

We pulled out of the slip on the ‘wrong’ side of Pier 39 and headed over to Angel Island.  Not 100 yards from the opening to the Pier 39 marina, we felt a little hiccup to the engine. 492 more words

The Boat

Boeing 747-400, United Airlines

@ San Francisco, CA

October 2017

For several years now, United Airlines has been on the San Francisco Fleet Week airshow schedule. This year’s participant was this 747-400, making several low passes over the Bay in clean and dirty configurations. 47 more words

Airplane

A lovely, calm day on the water

Day 2 – We are motoring calmly towards the San Francisco Bay after spending an unexpected night at the Pittsburg Marina.  Btw, they don’t charge an overnight docking fee if you are towed into the marina!   450 more words

The Boat

Bell 407


@ San Francisco, CA

October 2017

This Alcatraz Tours sightseeing flight conducts a flyover of the Fleet Week airshow box.  The Bell 407 is in civil service around the world with airlines, corporations, hospital, government operators and private individuals. 18 more words

Helicopter

When the night strikes back

The first week of October was hot. There was something in the air.

First it was F/A-18 Hornets screeching through the skies above The City for Fleet Week.  101 more words

I Drive SF

USS Essex (LHD-2)


@ San Francisco, CA

October 2017

The Parade of Ships is part of the annual San Francisco Fleet Week festivites, leading this year’s flotilla was the USS Essex.  61 more words

Offshore Super Classic 40

@ San Francisco, CA

October 2017

During the Fleet Week activities, there were some very nice watercraft that came out to mingle.  This Italian built Super Classic 40 was one such example. 10 more words