Day 4 Bora Bora to Tonga via the Cooks – lumpy custard seas


Tuesday 12 August 2014

Day 4 the winds didn’t last that long and we yet again had to do our procedure of dropping the parasailor and bringing in the water generator and getting the engine on. Mornings are quieter now as more sleep is taken to compensate for sleep lost. Onboard we have a long range radio (technically called…

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Day 2 Bora Bora to Tonga via the Cooks – sailing slowly


Sunday 10 August 2014

Day 2 Saturday 9th and some lumpy seas combined with the light winds were making it hard work for the poor parasailor (our downwind spinnaker sail). It sits there trying its best to bulge out and power us forward but most of the time it’s collapsing as a wave hits the boat before it refills…

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