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Welcome to our blog, describing our voyage aboard Bravo, a Kelly Peterson 46 sailboat with homeport in Seattle, Washington. We headed south in 2010, destined for Mexico and beyond. Cheers, Adam and Cindi

"As for me, I am tormented by an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts." -Herman Melville, 1844

Monday, July 29, 2013

Passage Day 1 - Bora Bora to Suwarrow Atoll

Rockin and rollin to Suwarrow!!! Been a fast straight downwind run. Still wing and wing, with genoa to port, main to starboard. Unfortunately looks like we'll arrive in the dark on Monday night, and have to heave-to until daylight to enter the lagoon. Trying to slow the boat down in this wind (20-30 knots) and seas (2.5-4.5 meters) just isn't effective. Still making around 7 knots with double reef and hanky of a genoa. All's well aboard otherwise. Happy to see the improvements we made to our reefing system in Papeete seem to have done the trick in solving the chafing problem. Fish report: zilch. Too rolly to fish today. Trolled all day yesterday with no luck.

1 comment:

  1. Hoping you get into the lagoon safely and enjoy some relaxing time. THinking of you always - Annie