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July 20, 2012

VALIS July 20 Evening

We’ve been blasting along under spinnaker, and making good time for Hawaii. We’re aiming a little south to try and avoid the forecast lightening air to the north, but it’s not much of a detour. The wind is on the beam, and our spinnaker isn’t really cut for this job, but it’s doing fine. If […]


July 20 – Afternoon

We put up the spinnaker this afternoon! The wind is very light, and just a little aft of the beam, so we put up the light-air kite. It’s not really cut for this broad-reaching, but it’s a little better than the Genoa and staysail we had been using. Anyway, it’s good practice. It’s still cloudy, […]