HORRID NIGHT, BEAUTIFUL DAY

Last night was a shocker.  Not quite sufficient wind to keep the sail from collapsing in the seaway.  A little more wind or a bit less sea and everything would have been fine.  All night spent crashing and banging, rocking and rolling – all to keep moving at between two and three knots. Our distance … Continue reading HORRID NIGHT, BEAUTIFUL DAY

THE WIND IS BACK

Since three this afternoon we have had some wind, early evening now and we are romping along at five, sometimes six knots.  This wind is forecast to drop at midnight but until then I have all sail set to take advantage and get a bit more to the west. Last night was frustrating, we managed … Continue reading THE WIND IS BACK