Position: 38º 25.482′ N 71º 59.202′ W Well that was fun. Our little gale blew right on time, and gave us a post-Gulf Stream daily average speed of 7 knots. It is a strange thing to be sad to see such powerful weather evaporate, but now, as I look at our paltry 5.4 knot avg, […]
Position: 37º 46.848′ N 73º 4.098′ W I love me a good gale, which is a good thing because that’s what we will get tonight. 12-24 hrs of gale and 11′ swell. Convivia is managing the conditions like a champion, holding her course like she’s on rails, and yawning at the occasional side swell as […]
Position: 35º 10.98′ N 74º 38.358′ W We rounded Cape Hatteras (aka The Graveyard of the Atlantic) this evening. This seems momentous, our next waypoint is Cape Cod, then it’s West one last time to Portland. If you had been a fly on the wall around dinner time, you might have heard us all belting […]
Position: 31º 59.958′ N 77º 33.072′ W Today was the rainy, squally day that we have been expecting (while still hoping against) since we left Georgetown. Its been a lot of motoring and a lot of staying out of the rain. We had some pretty epic nachos for dinner though, so… All is well.
Position: 30º 19.368′ N 78º 15.642′ W Today’s big excitement was the mid-passage potato cull. How such a bland vegetable can smell so bad when it rots, is beyond me. Other than that, we are glad to see that the Tropical Storm is going to pass well to the South of us (thanks Suzy and […]
Position: 28º 21.492′ N 76º 55.398′ W Day 2 things are going pretty smoothly. Ruby celebrated her 13th birthday by going 3/4 of the way up the mast to save our lazy jacks. What a hero. All is well.
Position: 25º 38.28′ N 76º 8.718′ W The first twenty four hours of our prospective Triumphant Return Home Passage (prospective because, un-hatched chickens) was pretty delightful. We sailed up the Exuma Sound, protected from the Ocean swell, while still attended by its winds. What a great start. Today is a little more rolly (fully exposed […]
Position: 23º 30.654′ N 75º 45.726′ W Convivia is rafted up to Eva in Georgetown. We did our checkin yesterday and then had a wonderful birthday celebration. We should be here for a week. All is well.
Position: 23º 20.778′ N 74º 33.282′ W Arrived at Long Island (Bahamas). we will spend the night here with Totem and then head to Georgetown in the morning to celebrate my birthday with Eva and crew. All is well.
Position: 23º 6.6′ N 74º 3.012′ W Last night out. The conditions continue to be dreamy. A bit of a lingering counter current have slowed us down a bit, but it is hard to complain when we have had 6 days that feel like catamaran sailing. Tomorrow we will hopefully intersect with Friends We Haven’t […]