LATITUDE: 08-23.71S; LONGITUDE: 147-40.57W
COURSE: 352T; SPEED: 4.2
DISTANCE TRAVELED: 402m
DISTANCE TO KONA, HAWAII: 1858m (approximate)
24 HOUR RUN: 121m
And all is well on board.
Well, I shouldn't complain, we had a beautiful sail yesterday - just wish it had lasted longer. About 4 am this morning, we got pelted with squalls - lots of them in all shapes, sizes, intensity, and duration. And they didn't quit until 9 am. So we spent 5 hours taking sails down, putting sails back up, adjusting and trimming, and not sleeping much. But, all is better now. The seas are still confused and lumpy, but the sun is shining and our clothes are drying out.
Hopefully, we will have a nice quiet sail this evening. We need to catch up on our sleep and dishes - hah! Plus, make up some miles. Those squalls really slowed us down!
PS: Last night, we passed our 5,000 mile mark - the distance we have traveled since leaving Mexico and heading to French Polynesia. Pretty amazing!
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