Day 12: blogs of other boats crossing

24 hour run: 109 (hello, DOLDRUMS! slowest day yet)Distance traveled since departing Mexico: 1636Distance to go to Hiva Oa: about 1300 We've crossed the axis of the ITCZ…for now. It's famous for shifting position. We may be unlucky enough to cross it a few more times, if it moves below and above our position. For […]

Day 11: passing the halfway mark

24 hour run: 121 miles…not one of our better days. This zone around the equator may be dogging us with light winds, but it's nearly making up for it with spectacular skies. In the afternoon, we tracked squalls on the radar and watched rain fall under blue skies. In the evening, Ty, Jamie and the […]