Getting Ready

Position: At anchor Puerto Taltal
Weather: Sunny, warm

The last couple of days we have been quietly getting ready for our departure from Taltal. We had originally planned to leave Chile from Arica, 400 miles to the north and Chile’s northern most port, but we have found out that Antofagasta, only 100 miles north of here, is also a port of departure so, given the very light winds we have been experiencing we have decided to make this our last port instead. We will top up supplies tomorrow and leave Taltal on Tuesday. I expect it will take four to five days to sail to Antofagasta, here we will top up once more before setting off across the Pacific.

All is well.

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