Route recap: May

Wednesday May 30th to Thursday May 31st: At sea between Great Exuma and Turks and Caicos

These were our first full days at sea. It took a while to get used to it. We did watches: four hours during the day and three hours at night. This is when it’s great to be a foursome. Cruising couples have to be on watch half the day, we only had to be on watch for a quarter of the day.

Not much to see: In one of my four hour watches, I saw : one flying fish, one small floating plastic item, two spouts from a whale.

A high point was heaving to and going for a midday swim in flat seas, 30 miles from land where the sea was 15,000 ft deep.

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