Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

Monday, November 12th

At this stage of the voyage, we should be experiencing the prevailing easterly trade winds that provide a comfortable beam reach into Tortola.  But there are no trade winds today.  Instead, the wind is out of the south.  Cutter Loose … Continue reading

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Sunday, November 11th

Wind from the NE at 30 knots make for another rolly day at sea.  Cutter Loose is double reefed and pounding through the waves and swell at 8 knots for most of the day. We are making rapid progress towards … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 10th

During the early hours of the morning, the wind shifts to the NNE at 18 knots.  Cutter Loose is scampering along to the barn on a beam reach at 7 knots.  Clear skies give way to light showers at 1 … Continue reading

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Friday, November 9th

At 1 AM, the distance to Tortola as the crow flies is 600 miles.  The wind this morning is from the NNW at 20 knots which pushes Cutter Loose along on a broad reach at a comfortable speed of 5 … Continue reading

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