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Sailng on Windwanderer.
No Photos 13th Oct 2013
Sunday 13th October 2013

Sunday 13th October 2013

Day 1
16°48'S. 152°49'W
1227nm to go

So it's morning and we are still rocking and rolling, we had a shocking night, with not much sleep at all, even though we did try.
Around 8.30pm I heard a funny noise with the generator and raced down and switched it off.
Now when we sail at night, with the radar, the nav thingy and the nav lights all going it uses a lot of power so every three hours or so you have to start the generator and charge up the batteries.
We had to start the main engine and run it instead, today The Captain will have a good look at it and hope he can repair it.

At the moment he is up on the front deck harness on and trying to wrestle with the spinnaker pole, as we need it up for the wind direction.
And I was wrong about the last island we have another on the charts, actually a lot some a few days apart, but we sure will need to keep a close watch out.

So the generator can not be fixed out here, so nights will have to be the main engine, and daytime at least the solar panels will keep the little batteries happy.

So what's been happening all day?
Well we have slept and then slept some more....haha
I did some laundry and the back of the boat looked like a Chinese laundry.
And fiddled a lot with my fishing gear.
Yeap still no fish and no flying fish at all have landed on deck either, we hardly even see any at all now, am not sure why maybe they just aren't in this part of the ocean more in tropical waters.

Well tomorrow is anther day.

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