LATITUDE: 02-52.13S; LONGITUDE: 158-58.81W
Miles traveled in 24 hours: 129
Miles to Manihiki: 503 (should arrive Wednesday)
We finally found the 17 knot wind that the weatherman said we should be having for the last couple of days - about midnight last night. The seas flattened out and it was wonderful sailing under that big ol' moon. Great night to catch up on our sleep too, which we both needed. When the seas are rocking and rolling, you just don't get much rest no matter how hard you try.
This morning, we have been fighting squalls. Which means, constantly changing sails, getting soaked and re-soaked, and getting Doug up from his nap (several times). No rest for the Captain! Evergreen is ahead of us and kept giving us feedback on the squalls as they passed through them - that helped a lot.
Now, we have our 17 knot wind back, the sun is shining, and the seas are calm. Perfect. Well, except for the sink full of dirty dishes and wet clothes hanging all around! Oh well, can't have it all.
It is Saturday. Hope you are all doing something fun. We thought that, if we were still in Ko Olina, we would be going to Chuck's for a Mai Tai walk with our dock buddies. That sounds like much more fun than what we got planned!
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