Wednesday, 14 August 2013

day 2: just another day

The wind sure did lighten up. It's half than what was forecast. Our
progress has slowed down a lot. The genoa has been snapping her discontent
and the boat has been haphazardly rolling. It's a lurch and grab kind of
day.

We're keeping an eye on the horizon, last we heard the SPCZ is coming our
way. There's a trough that's supposed to be over Suwarrow on Friday, by the
looks of it we won't be there yet, but we'll be in the vicinity, so we
ready ourselves for fickle weather.

One of the things I miss most during passages is coffee. I don't drink it
as I'm susceptible to sea sickness, Rick doesn't drink it so he can sleep
when he's off watch... So as we slowly make our way, we dream of that first
steamy cup of coffee at anchor.

Position: 14* 39.385'S 156* 24.316'W
Distance in 24hrs: 117 nm
Heading: 270*T
Speed: 4.7 knots

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