Hedonism

09 February 2020
28 January 2020
23 January 2019 | Rotoava
06 January 2019 | Fakarava
28 October 2018
14 October 2018 | Papeete, Tahiti
19 August 2018 | 16 06.30'S:142 22.78'W, Rarioa, French Polynesia
30 July 2018 | 16 06.30'S:142 22.78'W, Nuku Hiva
25 May 2018 | 08 54.93'S:140 05.9'W, Nuku Hiva
07 May 2018 | 08 54.93'S:140 05.9'W, Arrived; Nuku Hiva
20 April 2018 | 08 33.9'S:134 14.2'W, ~380 nm east of Nuku Hiva
16 April 2018 | 07 18.45'S:120 44.3'W, ~1100 nm east of Nuku Hiva
13 April 2018 | 07 36.2'S:114 05.1'W, 2733 miles west of Panama
12 April 2018 | 07 33.1'S:111 23.7'W, ~ 1800 NMiles East of Nuku Hiva
09 April 2018 | 07 40.1'S:102 33.2'W, ~ 2200 NMiles East of Nuku Hiva
09 April 2018 | 07 01.5'S:097 10.6'W, W of the Galapagos Islands

Panama to French Poly At Sea - day 16

09 April 2018 | 07 40.1'S:102 33.2'W, ~ 2200 NMiles East of Nuku Hiva
Bob
Monday April 09, 2018 �- Day 16 at sea Well, still dealing with that weather disturbance. It is not big but is making trimming the sails a full time job. Constant wind shifts and seas from various directions continue. Someone told me that sailing in the Pacific was just big swells and easy going. This looks like any other place we have been, thus far anyways. The swells are running at about 6 seconds, a far cry from the 12 to 14 we would like! Oh well, the boat handles it just fine. It does take some getting used to though so you can get proper sleep. No one sleeping in the forepeak! (Our bedroom in the bow), it would be like trying to sleep on a trampoline with someone doing jumping jacks beside you! You would be airborne every few seconds�.... Still squally but these are not your normal Intra Tropical Zone squalls. This is a larger (not big) system that seemed to develop and is following along west bound just like we are. It is showing up on Satellite imagery and we saw lightning 2 nights ago as well. We did travel far enough south to be on its southern edge and that plan seem to be working out fine. So we just keep trudging along. Our daily mileage is up now that we have wind. It is looking like Nuku Hiva around day 28 or so. Close to the original plan�...about 2200 miles to go so not quite half way milage wise.
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Vessel Name: Hedonism
Vessel Make/Model: Outbound '46
Hailing Port: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Crew: Bob and Laurie Mackie
About: Retired
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He-don-ism (hí:d'nįzəm) n. the doctrine that pleasure is the highest good and that moral duty is fulfilled through the pursuit of pleasure. After sailing Superior and Northern Lake Huron for the past 9 years, it's time to cut the ties and explore further. We left Barkers Island Marina on [...]
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