Day 2 – Mindelo to Paramaribo

Macsen is very wave sensitive and he mentioned to me this morning “The waves are much smaller and more comfortable that I expected.” Whew. So far a very comfortable and speedy crossing with indeed a relatively settled sea with only a small roll from side to side and the occasional big whoomp against the hull to remind us that we are indeed in the middle of the ocean.

To date, no seasickness and we have been having full meals, afternoon borrel and extra yummies in between as hoped. This morning we even had a full content school day. For English, both monkies were studying a piece about Galileo so of course we had to take a short break to play Bohemian Rhapsody (a few times) at top volume. Fortunately, noone out here was bothered by the music or our variably tuned voices yelling “Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Figaro-o-o-o!” In this way we could include music, dance, history, physics etc. etc. all into one very well rounded and fun lesson.

Day 2: Atlantic Crossing
Date: December 09, 2017
Time 12:00 UTC
Position 14’09.157N / 28’18.601W
COG/SOG: 235 degrees / 6.4kn
Trip distance: 260nm
Distance to go: 1746nm
24h distance: 146nm
Cabin temp: 30.0C
Sea temp: 22.4C
Conditions: partly cloudy, wind NE 13-15kn, sea slight-moderate Sails: full main and genoa wing-wing

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  1. Debbie 09/12/2017

    How wild that you can post updates from the middle of the ocean. Hope it’s another good day out there!

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