Asymmetrical Kite, Staysail sailing the tradewinds
Lots of jibing in this squally race. Here is a quick one.
Squalls everywhere: A challenge yet an opportunity. We have lots of miles to make out.
This I can’t take a picture of. But it’s cool and rare. There is an essentially full moon that makes the whole Ocean glitter. Moving across our track, diagonally, with more or less the speed of the wind are squall clouds. And then… the rarest thing had us all in awe. Our rookie, Seth-the-Santa-Cruz-Surfer spots…
Paradise needed a sound-track, got my Jambox and Iz. What else do we need!
Nice waves, warmer, refreshing breeze, it’s starting to feel like Paradise.
Looking for more wind: everything seems a bit warmer and less windy. Squalls are already forming in the early afternoon.
Position is: 24 18 N, 139 38 W TWD 050 @ 11, Swell 1 m from NW, Sky 75% cover, 1019mb