Passage to Fiji

L'Esprit de la Mer
Dr Chris Bates
Sat 12 May 2018 01:50
We cleared customs by 9am Wednesday 2nd and were clearing the heads at 1200hr .The predicted low moving east was producing a20-25 knt S/E wind . This made for fast sailing especially over night when wind increased to 30 guasting 35knt . The didn't moderate for 48hrs and we sailed under triple reefed main and folled no2 jib averaging 160nm/day . The wind gradually settled bySatuday and whenenjoyed fast sailing under full sail. It beccame noticably warmer nlrth of 30deg S