Location: Tonga to Fiji
We started the day off early, pulling both anchors at 6:30. Jesse and Travis volunteered to go in the freezing water to get the stern anchor before the sun came up. We cleared out of Tonga and picked up our Argo dirt shirts and were sailing out before lunchtime. We had a full meal of fried chicken and biscuits, which are still believed to be the cause of certain people’s frequent visits to the head. We started our passage watch schedule and my watch team saw a “ghost rainbow,” a white rainbow at around 4 a.m. Weather was good and we’ve been averaging a fast 8.5 kts.
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