To Bermuda, Day 4

S/V SN-E Cetacea Log Day 4 – 44NM 6/30 Dena’s 3-4 pm watch  3:02 pm: We lost the wind but made two hours of water with the propulsion pack cross-connected. It gave the house banks a boost even over what the watermaker needed.  We’re doing a lot of talking, some reading. Settling in. Beluga Greyfinger is hot most of the time but refuses to come out on deck as long as the big-white-triangle is deployed… Dude’s gotta get over it. It was so calm that we celebrated the down-time with a taste of the Kraken…the last of the bottle provided the opportunity to create a message in a bottle. Dena’s 7-8 pm watch  7:57 pm: The sunsets are brilliant.  They’re also happening at a time where they span a shift change and we enjoyed this one together. 7/1 James’ midnight-3 am watch …sailing at night on an endless sea filled with ships drinking petrol. 12:06 am: We spent most of yesterday just very slowly motoring on glass water in the right direction. Our wind didn’t come back up until about 10 o’clock and then it was still only two to three knots and died out again about a half hour ago. Back to gently motoring to keep going…that-a-way. The cloudiness combined with the lack of wind has meant that we haven’t recharged our batteries as well as we’d like. I just switched house batteries at midnight and usually we’re doing that at six am. The propulsion bank is so strong that we could re-up the house banks. With great power comes a great need to use that shit! It’s like that hunny in your pocket at a chandlery…burn’n a hole up in there! Divert all auxiliary power to the forward shields… Engage! Dena’s 3-6 am watch  5:28 am: When I[…]

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