enjoyed relatively calm seas and little wind the last 18 hours.
We started getting a little larger swell (maybe 3 to 4 feet)
from the west. Wind speed is 10 to 12 kts. It is still relatively
comfortable. The temperature was down to 63 degrees last night
and is currently 67. The sky is clear. There's hundreds of
dolphin this morning, some jumping 6 and 8 feet out of the
water to catch up and play in our wake. I have only seen them
jump like this before when they are going down for tuna. You
never get tired of watching them. Once the miserable sea conditions
calmed we were able to spot lots of turtles - a giant one
this morning that I estimate to be about 5 feet head to tail.
We are all doing a lot of reading, a luxury that only seems
to be possible while on a boat or airplane. I am into John
Adams by David McCullough, a considerable commitment. We are
into our routine and will carry on.
15 noon position:
W112 39. 707
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