Monthly Archives: May 2014

Landfall at Tahiti

The last few days saw less wind, still over the stern no matter which direction the rhumbline. The best sailing of the entire passage was during the last night and the day of arrival. Approaching Tahiti from the South, the … Continue reading

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First week at sea

Will be tomorrow morning. So far, so good. A bit too weak winds, bit that was expected, and I did not want to wait maybe 1-2 weeks more for a better weather window. Still making + 100 miles days, and … Continue reading

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Half the distance made

4 d ays at sea. It’s like the dream of trade wind sailing. 10 kts on the quarter, sun, blue skies and so far, knock on wood no probelms or mishaps. Not at all like last years passage when we … Continue reading

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Underway to Tahiti

Third day at sea. Right now it’s the dream of trade wind sailing. 10-12 kts on the starboard quarter, sunny skies with puffy little clouds around the edge, smooth seas and not a single sign of humanity. No vessels, no … Continue reading

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News, some good and some not so good

Our 4 new batteries arrived a coouple of days ago from Papeete. They are installed and everything is ‘up and running. What would have taken a couple hours in a house, or wherever with good access, took me almost 2 … Continue reading

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