Working on our iridium go and making sure everything is working before our Boston run. Hopefully there’s a picture attached.
Big thanks to Jody from SV Mary Christine – where the coconuts grow blog.
On our way to the Bitter End she shot these great pictures for us. Great afternoon of sailing.
Here are some other shots I took on the same day.
We had a crazy amount of pelicans, more than pictured, surrounding our boat before we left the anchorage. We think we have some funk Newfoundland growth on the bottom that attracts fish. We looked like a stinky fishing trawler.
1021 hours underway, that’s just over 42 days
Averaged 6.7 knots
6872 nautical miles
Did my first crash jibe and bent our boom
Experienced a natural birth in the Bahamas – drugs next time please, not that there will be a next time!
Saw our first killer whales in Newfoundland
Found out that whip lash is possible when hitting rocks at 5 knots – gotta love a steel boat
After countless swim lessons and bribery Pri finally learnt how to swim from an 8 year old in 30 minutes at a pool
Keeping a container of hermit crabs onboard with no lid is never a good idea
Don’t leave garbage on deck in the States, raccoons will board you
Never sail when pregnant, severe seasickness is inevitable.
Sailing with kids is 100 times harder than without
Plans for next year…
January – Bahamas
February – Nassau, Bahamas
March – Nassau Bahamas (Crew’s Birthday)
April – Bahamas (Easter)
May – Massachusetts
June – Massachusetts
July – Nova Scotia
July – Newfoundland
August – Newfoundland
September – Nova Scotia, Maine, Massachusetts
October – Massachusetts
November – BVI’s, Caribbean