March 25, 2014 Close-Hauled

We are close-hauled to the wind with full yankee, storm jib and single reef main in 15 knots of wind clicking back the miles. It’s a great sail combo for the few squalls that have blown through in the past 24 hours. Just before they hit we simply roll up the yankee on the furler and have an instant storm rig with which to ride out the squalls in comfort! They also give us extra deck showers and only blow about 20 knots. Reading up on the Marquesas and getting excited for making landfall soon!

0304 Zulu
03 53′ 13″ S
133 29′ 76″ W
SOG 7.6 kts

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