Tatt av vinden
Bjørn Larsen
Mon 16 Apr 2018 18:49
Day 3: 1800 UTC
Position: 3:26.0S 92:55.4W
COG: 230
SOG: 5,5 (Sailing since 7 am Galapagos time (UTC-6)
Current:1.0 kn 320 gr
Sea temperature: 25.6
Wind:15 kn/NE
Sailed distance: 228
Sailed last 24 hours: 108
Distance to Fatu Hiva: 2796
Weather: Nice
Sea state: 1.5 - 2 m swell from SSE

We had to motor through the night, but at last, by 7 am, Galapagos time we could set sail. Butterfly. Genoa on the pole to port, and the mainsail to starboard.
Slowly we adapt to the sea life. The new watch system functioned well last night. Eva one hour from 7 pm, Bjørn one hour from 8 pm. Anne Sofie rested for two hours 7 pm to 9 pm, the watch from 9 pm to half an hour past midnight. Then Eva for three and a half hour to 4 am, and finally Bjørn from 4 am to 7:30.
We saw just on navigation light for a short while, no AIS, but we picked it up on radar.

Our first bunch of bananas is ripe. The next one is kept in safe distance so that it shall last some more days.

We have not started fishing, but we have prepared the fishing gear. We got some new line form "Alutia" since our fishing rod has disappeared in a mysterious way, probably fallen into the sea.

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