09:47.86S 138:13.55W Sunday 30th March AM, 33 miles from landfall Hiva-Oa
If we were in the frozen North we would now be luxuriating with an extra
hour in bed as it is apparently the start of 'Summertime'. As we are
actually in the Tropics, in a time warp all of our own, we get no such
guilty pleasures. Ship time is still UTC-6 but when we land it will be
UTC-9.5 or 10.5 hours behind the UK. So jetlag is still possible even
travelling at jogging speed.
We've been tracking another yacht on radar for the past hour or two and can
see its lights in the distance. This is the first yacht since leaving port
so it's fairly exciting. She seems to be heading south so is possibly not
one of 'ours' but if she's still around at daybreak I might call her up.
The next blog should come to you from the port of Atuona, Hiva-Oa, The
Marquesas, French Polynesia, Far Side of the World.