We have been at sea for 7 full days. We are 800 NM from San Diego, but if you straighten out our crooked path, it seems like we have traveled twice that much. We have been blessed with plenty of wind. We have been fully reefed since we left San Diego, and we have adjusted … Continue reading One week at sea
After years of laying groundwork, months of planning, and 6 solid weeks of focused effort, we left San Diego Bay at 1:00 Sunday afternoon, Feb. 18. We plotted a course for Hiva Oa, one of the larger islands in the Marquesas group of French Polynesia. This gives a rhumb line (sailor-speak for the straight line … Continue reading A wild start!
Well, .... We planned to depart for Polynesia February first, but here we are coming on Valentine's Day and we're still in San Diego. We are waiting for a part for the watermaker. In the meantime, we are finishing the other jobs fell behind. We're in good spirits, and the weather favors a later departure … Continue reading Saying our goodbyes