Necessity has jumped across the Balabac strait to the Philippines

Eva and Jan Fr. Mack
Wed 1 Apr 2009 13:20
Our position is 07:48:92N 117:01:36E
The trip was very "squally" with wind peaking at 34 knots with lots of rain. We are know in a very nice bay on Balabac Island. We visited a small village this afternoon and was in turn visited onboard by a nice man and his 2 years old son. We got bananas and they got some foodstuff and fish hooks and a set of crayons for the little boy.
This is not a port of entry so we are flying the yellow flag. It will be many days before we reach Puerto Princesa to check in. This is apparently an accepted procedure.
Jan Fr. and Johan
S/Y Necessity
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