Sunday, October 11, 2009

Iron sail

Luck was with us ! We had to start motoring just after cocktails at
around 7:00 p.m. last night, but we were able to sail again as early as
3:00 this morning. Up to now, it has been perfect sailing, starting on
close haul and moving gradually into running. It should keep that way
until the day after tomorrow when the wind will perform another 360. We
are currently under full genoa on the pole and 2 reefs on the main (to
allow the windvane to work properly) with 15 knots of wind on the port
side 150 degrees.
For the last 24 hours, we have covered 124 miles over the ground and
closed on Neiafu by only 114, with 456 miles to go.
Overall, still nice sailing.

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