Sunday, May 18, 2008

Kauehi atoll

That was probably one of the most difficult passages we have ever done! Light winds, no winds, squalls then motoring for over 60 hours! No fun :( But we made it and it is an incredible place. The full moon shines down on us anchored off a small village at the N end of the atoll. We made a bouncy entry through the pass...and I mean bouncy....shipping water over the decks and at one point did a 360 but managed to push our way through only to be met by 15 to 20 knots of wind dead on the nose for
8 miles to get to the anchorage! But we made it before sundown and got the hook down in sand and coral. We are exhausted but relieved to have arrived!

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