LATITUDE: 07-32.36N; LONGITUDE: 125-53.64W
COURSE: 243T; SPEED: 6.1KN
DISTANCE TRAVELED: 1435m
DISTANCE TO GO: 1226m - to the Marquesas!
24 HOUR RUN: 131m
All is well aboard Moondance. Especially now that we got some wind and rain - thanks for sending it our way! The wind has been blowing steady since last night and we are making good time, plus Moondance got a much needed fresh water bath. Life is good! As we sailed along with the full moon last night, we were surrounded by rain showers and lightening storms. The radar actually displays the rain showers. At one time, there were at least 4 different storms within a 12 mile radius of us. Quite a site.
The fresh tuna for dinner was excellent last night. Doug has definitely perfected searing the tuna. The fishing lines have been in the water all day hoping for a repeat performance, but nothing yet. Looks like it's a leftover night. Oh well!
We are still 450 miles from the Equator. If all goes well, we will change direction in the next couple of days and start heading due South. Seems like we should be there by now, but winds and currents are always challenging us. So far, no one is complaining - we've all settled into a very nice daily routine and enjoying the ride and the experiences.
Happy Anniversary, David and Lynette!
**Moondance stats are a little off since we don't sail in a straight line, but it is close!
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