Another Sunny Day in the Atlantic 17:35:35N 50:52:60W
It was another lovely warm sunny day in the
The freezer has packed up and we are now having our meal schedule dictated by what has been defrosted! We have managed to put some of the more precious items in the freezer compartment in the fridge, so it’s not a complete catastrophe!! Especially as I will be getting Fish Fingers for lunch tomorrow………
The only bit of entertainment today was that I managed to catch our first ever Wahoo. Stunning looking fish and it put up a good fight. It took about 15 minutes to get him to the transom.
These fish have vicious jaws and Barracuda like teeth and are to be treated with great caution. It was around two and a half feet long. Crew advised that we had plenty of food on board (this was after the freezer died), and so I took the hint, and released the fish. Tired and a little damaged, but hopefully well enough to survive.
We are back to downwind sailing on the Goose Wing Rig. Not the fastest point of sail for a Contest 48CS and certainly not the most comfortable. But we are managing to sail the rhumb line and that has to be a whole lot better than tacking downwind.
The first boat in the fleet to arrive in