Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Atlantic Crossing Westbound, November 27. 2012

Noon (UTC) position
N 20 14.916
W 031 42.257
C 280T S 5.0 Knts
1782 NM to go, 123 NM last 24 hours

Lots of light rain last night. We have been giving up a bit of our south progress due to 10 foot waves rocking the boat. It has been overcast at least half of every day. In the afternoon the panels are obscured by the sails That has put a big crimp in the solar panel electricity production. Fortunately we can sail without any power at all. We do use some but are very careful. Hopefully we will get a few days of clear skies.

We are making good progress and have dropped into an easy routine appropriate for an ocean passage.

Fair winds and following seas.

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