It felt great to stop the boat and celebrate our 20 day, 2760 mile passage.
Tequila for everyone! Great job!!
Here are some of the passage stats.
Route distance: 2549
Track distance: 2760
Extra miles sailed: 211 or 8%
Best mileage day: 163
Worst mileage day: 102
Average speed for 2760 miles: 5.75 knots
Engine run time: 88.9 hours
Generator run time 25.8 hours
Approximate Fuel: 121 gallons
Breakdowns: Outhaul car, coffee maker, spinnaker dousing collar, Tom's laptop hard drive, one serrated kitchen knife (saved in case it comes in handy later)
|Sylvia and Tom. Still smiling after 20 days on passage.
|JD and Rob happy to be anchor down
|"Double Rainbow...all the way! " Beauty in the main anchorage of Nuka Hiva
|What, a pay phone? Haven't seen one of these in a while!
|Tom, super happy to be enjoying a Hinano beer and a burger in Nuka Hiva.
|Poisson cru, one of South Pacific's favorite entrees
|Kevin and Nuka Hiva Yacht Services helps Tom & Sylvia get all their goodies that came along Shindig for shipping to their boat in Raiatea
|Lots for food options at the market!
|Time to get wet and see what is under water
|One of the vista overlooking Taioha'e bay
|Overlook of Controllers bay. One of the sites for the Survivor TV show.
|Re Creation of traditional Marquesean homes
|Banyan tree at a historic site on the island. Archaeologists often find bones and skulls in these trees.
|Locals cleaning fish after a successful spear fishing trip
|Good Friday Parade