Friday, October 7, 2016

Pau Hana is underway

[pos]14 30s 144 26w
[sp]5 kts
[w]18 kts E
[s]Underway from Fakarava to Fatu Hiva, Marquesas. Strong current set against us last night while leaving Tuamotus. Better sailing now that we're out in the open.
15% clouds, 1.5m waves. The current was pushing us back off our course by 14 degrees! I can see why many ships wrecked in the Tuamotus during the 1700s-1800s.
Slow and steady. 416nm to Fatu Hiva.
All's well aboard.

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