Fair winds and following seas.
To all the people that wished me this, I thank ye 😊
Yesterday was the best sail I’ve had in awhile.
The bird life and dolphins were unexpected as it was quite rough , I can only guess there was a feeding frenzy nearby, I have often seen it before, all feeding on sprat or something similar.
Waxwing is designed as long distance offshore yacht and she just loves the conditions we have , effortlessly gliding over the Atlantic swell.
Yesterday the wind was F 6 and 7 all day 30 gusts 35kn. with a reefed mainsail ,full staysail and reefed Yankee ( front sail ) we were averaging 8 kn boat speed and I even saw the speed hit 10.7 once as we surfed down a big swell.
During the night the wind dropped down to 8 kn and I had to put up full sail again, wind back up now to 20 kn and we are back up to a good speed again and heading for home.
The sun is even out today, getting some lovely photos and footage too.
Life is good 😊
There’s a live tracker on my website showing my position and weather.
Wishing everyone a great day today 🙏
Waxwing out 😊⛵️☘️