Passage from TAKA Lambaena to Ende (Flores) rally stop - 4th to 5th September
Passage from TAKA Lambaena to Ende rally stop – 4th to 5th September
In the morning, we motored from the anchorage to the main pass out of the atoll. We anchored next to a small island to snorkel for the day. During our time here, Sally and Jeremy went snorkelling over the reef whilst the boys swam around the small island. It was very pleasant snorkelling here. On the way out of the pass, we hooked into two fish which were more than likely barracuda on the deep diving lure. Unfortunately, they both came off the hook. There was no wind on the passage south to Maumere, so we had to motor the entire way. With no sails to dampen our motion, the swell was causing Astra to roll uncomfortably so we had to change our course and head south west towards the rally stop at Ende. Total sailing/motoring distance of 89 miles.
evening, the slight swell completely died and we motored under a full moon to
the anchorage on the
following morning, Sally and the boys went ashore to look around, visit the
local market and figure out how Liam was going to make his way to Maumere for
his flight to