Windwar Passage

L'Esprit de la Mer
Dr Chris Bates
Fri 7 Nov 2014 23:20
29 31 57 S 174 34 36 E
Another hard day beating into F 6-7 S/W with rough seas. Going well . Last 24 hours 160nm gained.
Sailing wit 2 reefs and partly rolled inner jib. Holding course well fo Whangarei. Weather pe
rforming as I predicted and we are now sailing along the top o a high oer NZ. I expect things to improe as the wind turns north in the next 12hrs