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Date: 05 May 2015 23:04:59
Title: Galapagos to Maquesas

08:55:2S 138:16:0W
 
Tuesday 5th May 2015
 
Land Ho!
Tomorrow morning we hope to finding our anchorage in Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia. This is the twenty second day of our passage, it will have taken about the same time to cross the Pacific as it did the Atlantic. To get to Australia is about the same distance again, but island hopping most of the way, with passages of hundreds of miles rather than thousands.
 
Shrouds
So far so good. Still holding with little deterioration over night. I was asked what happens if they break, ultimately, the mast would come down. We have tried to jury rig strengthening non-stretch lines to prevent this. Priority at Nuku Hiva, find a way to replace the broken shrouds.
 
Hot News
We have just passed three thousand miles on this passage!
 
Miles covered travelled in the last 24hrs: 127miles
 

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