Richard and Rachel Caswell
Thu 14 Feb 2008 01:09
Position is N 18:23:15, W 064:72:17
Have arrived in Tortola and now looking for some relaxation.....had a good trip down with the first two days being better than planned, but still cold weather sailing while crossing the gulf stream that was very well behaved for us. Then we had about a whole week of light winds from the SW at 10 -15 knots, just lovely, but took us away east, so we finally tacked over and found plenty of wind in the last few days - blowing up to 33 knots at the end - bit tiring, but gave a good opportunity to see how Kachina handled - which for a heavy old girl she did extremely well. So did 1533 NM in 10 days and 22 hours, with three of those days motor-sailing.
Just had a few beers and a burger for lunch so now to sleep, Rach & Richard.