We think (not 100% certain) that this passage takes
us as far from land as it is possible to be. 3000 miles is a slightly daunting
sail, but we have good trade winds and the current is with us.
50+ dolphins (it was impossible to count them) came
and jostled each other for space under our bow. The only warning for the whole
area is not to approach whales which apparently have attacked boats in the past.
It would be nice to see a whale - have only seen one and that was off
Had fresh fish for lunch, and tea, as Murray
finally got his rod out with the right tackle dangling and landed a Spanish
Mackerel - much nicer than normal mackerel.
Some waves have been a little on the large side,
Murray woke to the sound of a big Splosh, followed by some mild cursing as
Caroline stood dripping in the cockpit, watching the water subside.
Nearly half-way gone