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July 7, 2006

VALIS – July 7

Good afternoon from VALIS, going slow. Position at 2:00 PM PDT: Lat 31deg 56min N, Longitude 130deg 17min W. Course is 225deg magnetic, speed is a frustrating 5.5 kts. Wind is about 8 knots out of the northeast. We are sailing through the southeast corner (ridge) if the Pacific High, trying to balance wind speed […]


Our New Spinnaker

Today, we are flying our new light-air symmetrical spinnaker. Here is a photo of Daniel and Ville, keeping an eye on the sail (uh, it’s on the other end of the boat, guys!).