NEVER A DULL MOMENT AT SEA

Well, several people asked that I check in every day even if there’s nothing new to report. So here I am. We are currently at South 13 degrees 11 minutes, West 08 degrees 57 minutes, as of 11AM St Helena time. The wind strength increased yesterday, to a nice 18 – 22 knots, and continues […]

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WASHING, SCHEDULES, SAILS, FOOD

Position: South 10 degrees 55 minutes; West 12 degrees 22 minutes – Just south of Ascension Island. This one’s a little long, partly because of a foodie stuff. Those of you not interested in culinary pursuits can skip that part! 🙂 4PM, Friday afternoon Another nice day, first going northerly, then gybing over and going […]

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JUST UNDER ASCENSION

4:45AM St Helena time Current position: South 9 degrees 20 minutes, West 14 degrees 33 minutes Rested! Started the new schedule last night. Ate supper at 4, and I went to bed about 5:30 – didn’t get to sleep right away, but once I did…ahhhh. This night watch, which started at 1AM, it’s been easy […]

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SAIL OVERBOARD!

10PM. I think we’re 4 hours ahead of Eastern Time now. Current position: South 6 degrees, 43 minutes, West 20 degrees, 17 minutes Well, we’ve had an eventful day. Early this morning, just after I hit the “send” button for the last update, about 5AM, I heard a CRACK! At first, I thought it was […]

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BACK TO “NORMAL”

Time: 1:42 AM Current Position: South 4 degrees, 59 minutes, West 24 degrees, 25 minutes Well, after a series of squalls, we seem to be back to normal. The boat is on autopilot, she’s racing along at 8 – 10 knots in 20 – 25 knot winds, the seas are bumpy because of the storms, […]

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HALFWAY HOME

Time: 1:40 PM (yes, writing to you when the sun is out! – well, overcast, but daytime, in any case) Current Position: South 4 degrees, 10 minutes, West 27 degrees, 29 minutes You are receiving this “extra” update because today is the day we will now officially consider the “halfway home” day. We have basically […]

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