Posts by Jet

A voyage of stop and go

A voyage of stop and go

31-12 00:50 board time Last nights sailing was amazing. Unexpectedly, truly, spectacularly, Amazing! No waves, light breeze and speeding along...

Blue Water sailing

30-12 01:05 board time Today was a true Blue Water sailing day. When I came on watch just before noon,...

Rounding of Cape Horn and changing weather

Rounding of Cape Horn and changing weather

29-12 01:50 board time Rounding of Cape Horn and changing weather This morning at 04:28 board time (08:28 UTC) we...

From blowing half a gale to dead in the water

From blowing half a gale to dead in the water

28-12 01:55 board time From blowing half a gale to dead in the water for 10 hours Another low pressure...

Becalmed before the Horn

Becalmed before the Horn

27-12 00:20 board time If you would have been zapped on board this afternoon and would not have known where...

Riding the waves

Riding the waves

Logboekje: 15-12 01:17 board time We were getting somewhat tired of the waves rocking us side to side, us working...

Here’s a little log entry from our watches today. krista.

We’ve passed 40 degrees South! All the shorts are gone and the oilskins are on. The sea has turned from...

Riding the wave of coming winds

13-12 01:15 board time Today was, again, a super day sailing! The waves have gradually increased to about 2,5 meters...

Days like these

This also meant that we had already done over 200 miles of our 3000 and we are now officially doing everything in our power to make this an official Cape Horn rounding, sailing 3000 miles uninterrupted and crossing the 50'South on both the pacific and South Atlantic side.

Nearly a swim stop, nearly

It looked promising, a breeze picked up that we had not seen on the weather forecast and as we turned of the engine, we set the mainsail and nr 1 jib, doing about 6 knots under sail! What a relieve. Silence for a few hours and as the waves had calmed down, it was really pleasant on deck. I even took out a big Cuban sun hat, as there were hardly any clouds.