Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Via Inmarsat:

Skud running all day. Dawn wind 6 knots. We got up to 4 knots with apparent
wind shifted all the way to thebow. Could not turn south west for more
consistent trades without going into irons.

We sighted a whale and a pod of juvenile dolphins.

We took advantage of the light air and flat seas to do a load of laundry.

High temps spawned squals with winds to 20 knots and rain. Waves kicked up
to 5 feet. Was able to head west but course SW was very rough.

Tonigit beautiful sky with some residual squalls around Reboot. We go into
the night with 50% jib and no main at 5.5 knots.

Fair winds and following seas :)

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