Tag: pacific ocean

Ocean Adventures: Sneaky Simon

Aug 7 2018 – 41’30.67 N, 140’32.32W Today is my birthday and no one will let me forget it for a minute! Nope. Every time I get up for shift someone yells “Happy Birthday Penny!”. Ha. The first few times I felt really special…

Ocean Adventures: Privacy Issues

Aug 3 2018 – 37’8.60 N, 152’44.60 W So we have lost the door to our head. Poor Turnagain is getting pretty beat up on this trip and I can’t help but feel for Travis as he tries to manage all of us and…

Ocean Adventures: This too shall pass…

July 30, 2018 – 28’10.6 N, 158’28.08 W We have been on a starboard tack for 4 days now. I don’t remember what it feels like to stand on solid ground and my hips are bruised from bracing myself against the counters and tables…

Pacific Ocean Facts

One of the things that struck me during our trip is just how small we felt. We were on a 50 ft boat that weighed over 26,000 lbs… and yet, when the waves said up, up we went. It made me want to learn…

Ocean Adventures: Casting Off!

July 25, 2018 – Hawaii Yacht Club 21’16.35 N, 156’56.51 W Tomorrow am we cast off and head to Hanalei Bay for snorkeling before our sail across the Pacific Ocean to home! I am very excited to get out on the Ocean and to…