Big Swell!

tony zwig
Mon 16 Apr 2007 01:30

"29:39.54N 124:49.95W


Today we are being tossed about by 20 foot swells but Babelfish is behaving very well.  First rain shower of the trip this morning but now the sun is back out.  The wind is beginning to blow more from the north at last which is allowing us to beam reach at speeds of over 9 knots at times. Roberts GPS has recorded a max speed of 13.6 knots. We still have three reefs in the main and reduced genoa as the wind is blowing at about 20 to 25 knots.


Everyone is in good spirts although Richard is still carrying a bucket about with him.  Robert is the cook tonight and promises us a tasty fish dish!


All for now,



1st photo shows our dolphin escort as we left Los Angeles

The other two were taken today.

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