Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Atlantic Crossing Westbound, December 11, 2012

Noon (UTC) Position
N 17 57.955
W 058 50.306
C 271T S 6.4 Knots
242 NM to go, 154 NM Last 24 hours, 2534 on track

We revisited the weather of our departure last night. We had rain squalls most of the night. Winds got up into the 30 to 35 knot range in the squalls. Then the wind would die. We reefed and shook out reefs about 7 or 8 times. Finally we accepted that we would go a little slower during the lulls.

We all have arrival fever. The big question on board is "are we there yet daddy?" Followed of course by "I have to go potty", "I am hungry" and the classic "stop hitting me" to the nearest sibling.

Fair winds and following seas

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