Position Report: April 12, 2016

April 12, 2016

Position: 4º 59.034′ N 95º 11.418′ E
The anchorage was so rolly last night that we gave up on sleeping by 4:30am. This allowed us to make a early start and, with good wind, we were able to sail all day. The downside was that the swell continued well out to sea.

Lucky for us our first tack (about 30nm out) gave us a better attitude to the swell and we have had divine sailing ever since. We are breezing down the coast of Sumatra now, at around 3 knots (most of the day was 6ish) and thanking all that is good that we aren’t motoring.

Expecting to make landfall after two sleeps.

All is well.

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