We just keep rolling merrily along. The swells never
cease nor do the waves. It has taken quite a few days now, but I think we
are more accustomed to the motion.
I can't remember if I mentioned I am trying to fish.
Good thing we don't have to depend on my skills.
The weather here is wonderful. Right now it is 82
degrees, warm water, low humidity and lots of sun. Plus we have nice wind
right off our stern. More of the same, wing and wing sailing with the boat
level. Our progress remains about the same with average daily runs in the mid
160 mile range.
The nights slow us down a bit due to caution and a little
lower wind speeds.
We are not alone out here. Within a few hundred
miles there are at least 25 other boats we talk to every day on the Single Side
Band High Frequency radio. We have a regular schedule at 1300 and 1800
hours. Each boat gives its postion to the net controller who repeats the
information and this allows us double time to record where the boats are and if
we are close. Now we have two boats within 30-40 miles however I doubt we
will ever see them.
I took lots of pictures of big seas, but small cameras
like mine don't do them justice. Nevertheless, here is one of the not so
huge ones. A few days later they seemed to be twice the
All is well on board and we are keeping good