Finally Passed the Halfway Mark

… At least in miles, hopefully time was a while ago. A couple of days ago we did 60 and then 80 miles, but now we’ve finally hit the wind and Villa is flying. So are the fish and squid, which are all over our deck this morning. Spinnaker remains down; in fact we’ve even taken a reef. The only sadness is that Jazz doesn’t get to swim in these conditions.

We’ve freed up space in the fridge for the last of our eggs, so now we’re less worried about spoillage than running out, and Andrew’s four eggs a day are getting cut down to match Jazz’s two. We’ll still be on egg crystals before we arrive, but that’s what we bought them for. Supposedly these are better than powdered but Jazz wouldn’t let Andrew try them before leaving because you can’t buy them outside the US. So we’ll see.

1880 miles left on the rhumb line.

One comment

  1. Congrats! I recently came across this quote from Khalil Gibran and thought of you two. “Your reason and your passion are the rudder and the sails of your seafaring soul. If either your sails or your rudder be broken, you can but toss and drift, or else be held at a standstill in mid-seas. For reason, ruling alone, is a force confining and passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.” May the synergy of your reason and passion take you safely across the Pacific!

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