370 nm to go...Markus
01-Dec-2011, N15-30 W77-05 - en route from Jamaica to Panama
Had another beautiful sailing day yesterday (Thursday)... Parasailor up all afternoon, worked surprisingly well under wind vane self steering. A bit more moisture in the air but still a largely clear night now, no squalls yet. Hoping for Monday morning arrival in Porvenir/Panama. All is well aboard, stay tuned...
Under way againMarkus
30-Nov-2011, N17-36 W76-10 - en route from Jamaica to Panama
Slipped our lines in Port Antonio at 11:30 this morning and are now about 20 nm south of Jamaica's south eastern corner. Beautiful sailing conditions, running downwind in 15kn of wind under a twistle-rigged genoa and clear starry skies. Our friend Bill arrived in Jamaica yesterday and joins us for this leg to Panama - we're very happy to have him aboard! We thoroughly enjoyed our short stay in Jamaica and think Port Antonio must be among the most under-rated cruising destinations in the Caribbean. Very friendly people in a beautiful setting.
At Chart's End... A RecapNana & Markus
25-Nov-2011, Port Antonio, Jamaica
It's been almost 3,000 nm since we set sail from Portland on 02SEP and we have covered the full length of our NW Atlantic Chart (see bright blue line in picture above) - time for a little recap.
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Namani at Sea Impression