Sunday, March 2nd, 2019, 2:30am on the midnight shift The wind has backed and is now on our back port quarter. The mainsail is still reefed but the genoa is completely out. We are now averaging about 5 knots and it’s cold out here. I put socks on! I rarely put socks on! The motor … Continue reading Sailing from Namibia to St Helena, Day 2
Day 3 on our way to Namibia. A little bit about our destination and a huge pod of Dolphins.
As we sit here in the bay of Alhaca Island, Mozambique, waiting for the storm to come thru and ravish the ocean around us, (but hopefully more so out there, than in here) we are rocking and rolling. We anchored in 7 meters of depth and put out all of our 60 meters of chain … Continue reading Rock & Rolling, Waiting for the Storm
The past three days, after leaving Bazaruto, we have been sailing south to find an anchorage that will be safe from a southern storm heading our way that is supposed to hit us on the 1st. It's now 2 AM on the 31st and we are motoring towards that anchorage although it's still about 40 … Continue reading Sailing Towards a Storm
Today we decided to go to the island and explore. We could see sand dunes from the boat and that seemed like a good adventure to us, but we had no idea all the amazing things we would end up seeing. First off, I don't know how I can even begin to share with you … Continue reading Bazaruto, A Sand-dune Slice of Heaven