Month: August 2016


The weather has changed for the worse. Back to seas and wind directly on the bow slowing us down dramatically. We should arrive at the Ala Wai marina in Honolulu first thing Saturday morning after 19 days at sea. Our plan is to spend a week there provisioning, refueling and doing general boat maintenance before …

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Starting our 7th day at sea. Still very slow going with wind, swell and current on the nose. Cruising at 3.5 knots burning 1.6 gph. The difference in speed compared to my usual 5+ knots could add almost 50% more time to our voyage if weather conditions do not improve. We have more than enough …

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