Tonga - NZ - Day 3 - 1000 NZ time - Tatt av vinden

Tatt av vinden
Bjørn Larsen
Fri 19 Oct 2018 20:58
Position: 22:29 S 178:30 W
Wind: E – ESE 22 kn
COG: 219
SOG: 6 kn
Waves: 2 m – down from 3 m
Weather last night: No squalls, 3 hours after midnight only 16 – 17 kn E. The rest of the night 22 – 25 a few gusts hitting 30.
Weather now: Nice, 10 % clouds.
Sailed last 24 hours: 140 nm (according to the logg)
To go to Whangarei: 762 nm
ETA (optimistic): Friday 26th.
The waves are a little tiresom and slowing us down, but all is well on board, and we sleep pretty well at night.
The leech line of the jib came loose, so we had to furl it and change to the genoa, which is less efficient in this wind. But not a problem.