|Vessel Name:||Panta Rhei|
|Vessel Make/Model:||Able Apogee 50|
|Crew:||Larry and Karen|
Position at Tues May 2016 local time is 17d50mN 172d3mE.
2730 nm to go
2754 nm to go
Here we are, posed to leave. we have the sail covers off and the staysail hanked on and the dinghy stowed on deck. The instrument cluster and autopilot are on and appear to work fine. Yay! The gps connects to the computer and ais targets are visible. The house bank battery measures 25.5 volts (26 volts [...]
It happened! Who can believe it? But it is true. Two of the removed batteries were bad, bulging cases and shorted cells. Four of them will move on to a new life in the out islands. The new batteries are beautiful with more capacity than the batteries that were removed.
Yes, I know. Last post they were coming Friday. That is yesterday now. But really I'm not unhappy. Monday is LOTS better than say a month from Monday. This is cruising, which is a word for "waiting in overly hot places".