We're about half way from Bora Bora to
Raratonga--expect to arrive there Friday morning.
And here we are in the middle of the world's
greatest ocean----and there's no damn wind!! We started the engine finally at
2300 hrs last night when the wind had dropped below 6 knots--and the forecast
suggests we'll be under engine the rest of the way. Boo!!
But on the good side, the sea is benign, it's a
beautiful day--hardly a cloud in the sky--there are no squalls--no other vessels
to worry about--we even have the table up for meals. The nights are noticeably
cooler--indeed I'll put on long sleeves for the watch tonight for the
first time since November. It is of course mid-winter here--though you wouldn't
know it during the day--and we're heading further south--away from the