Hawaii to Tahiti: Day 18. Diesel rocks

29 Apr

Finally, it was prophesied it would happen. The waves calmed down. But so did the wind. Instead of having 12-14 knots as predicted, we currently only have 4. So we’re converting to power boating. We just passed our 200 nautical … Read More »

Hawaii to Tahiti: Day 17. Still waves

28 Apr

Another day, still plenty of wind, waves and squalls. Thanks PredictWind! The False Prophet says it will die down tomorrow. Where did we hear that before. So we endure the wind, the waves and the squalls, it’s starting to get … Read More »

Hawaii to Tahiti: Day 15. Squalls

26 Apr

Last night and today we had a series of pretty nasty squalls with lots of rain and wind. I guess we are finally in the infamous doldrums, or the ITCZ – the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone. We even saw some … Read More »