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August 1, 2006

Google Earth Track File – August 1

Here is the trackfile for our noon-to-noon run, up ’til noon today, Aug 1. Again, we fixed the genoa furler (the second time) just before noon. As you can see, the winds are shifting, allowing us to finally sail to the east. valis-aug01.kmz


Fish On! – August 1

We finally caught our fish for the return trip. This morning, after the genoa furling line repair (more on this follows) at Phil’s urging Davey put out the cedar-wood lure. Within fifteen minutes we had a bite! Davey and Phil struggled manfully to reel in the 44-inch Mahi-Mahi, but get it on-board they did. We […]