gybed south to keep the wind
Hello, we gybed
south(actually tacked in a circle because its quite windy)after seeing the
weather maps showing that in 60 hrs our latitude was going to lose its
wind. We are heading south about 100 miles to keep the strong
winds. This is because of the high pressure cell to the north. We
ended up high on the course. We'll turn back towards
DVD which he takes everywhere he goes; on watch and to his cabin. He thought for a few minutes last night he had let it get washed overboard but we helped him find it (or was that return it) After 4 days on starboard tack, we are now adjusting to being on port. Have to relearn how to move through the galley without knocking anything. Have to watch chafe on lines that are being continually used at one point on a block. We may have to replace a jib sheet because we didn't move it a bit every day. The boat looks great; striped cushion covers, dotted sheets, counter colors, and etc. Thank you again to our "design team". Still very windy and very fast sailing. The boat handles the waves and wind wonderfully.