Saturday, February 24, 2018

Leg 3 - Heading to the promissed land - Day 3

Day 1 and 2 were supposed to be fast sails with wind from behind and low seas. As usual the forecast was not quite right and we had low winds and high seas from the side. Oh well. Sea Rover is moving slightly less than she was at anchor so we can't complain too much. We are averaging just under 100 NM per day. At some point we will get into wind and then we'll be complaining about having too much speed. For now we will try to relish the fact that every day we are getting closer to the boat stopping. Yes, in somewhere around 17-18 days we will stop moving for the rest of the season. We will be tied up to a dock. It wont matter what the weather is or how cold the water is, all that we will care about is a full night's sleep with the boat unable to roll from rail to rail.
We can't quite see the light at the end of the tunnel yet as there are a few giant hurtles to vault over still... A high that is coming to stop us dead in the water tomorrow and a low that is predicted next week to give us a good spanking. As usual we will take these conditions as they come with nothing else to do but whine about them in the blog.
1864 NM to Mainland.

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  1. Amazing! You guys rock!!! Love following your posts. Just had a beverage with Tanya and Jill. We are all thinking of you in La Cruz and hope you get at least one day of perfect sailing. XO

  2. Previous post came from Lyneita!!