Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

0600 position (Hawaii Standard Time), that would be 0900 PDT 37N37 123W25 C052M, APP WND 257 S20

In the last 24 hours we went 139 Nm and we have 45 Nm to go to the
Golden Gate.

Reaching in 25-30 knot winds and big seas for the last couple days. Two reefs in the main and almost no jib (most of the time).

Haven't sighted land yet but the Farallon Islands are just behind the curvature of the earth.

Best guess is 1500 PDT at the Golden Gate and another hour or so to Richmond Yacht Club. I am nurturing the fantasy that we might win the beer can race in the special category of boats who by accident rounded Oahu.

Lets hear it for the crew. Dan, Tina, Jan and Chuck. These people have been there, believe me. I've not sufficient words to thank them. As for praise, it would take forever. I'm completely humbled.

That's it for the 2008 delivery part of the blog. Bye!

2 comments:

Ulli said...

Bill and Crew,
I watched a truly smooth delivery; kudos to all!

Valerie said...

BRAVOS AND BRAVAS - great performances. I will be even happier when you are at your end tie.