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Location: Gustavia, St. Barts

A list because I slept all day and didn’t have the brainpower to connect my sentences.
– We sailed to St. Barths today! It was delicious.
– Chef Bretty “cooked” us yogurt, cereal, granola, and fruit for breakfast. Mmmm. Delectable.
– We raised sails, but sadly not the foresail because it’s mega ripped.
– Nevis was so peaceful and flat it cursed us with land legs. So, unfortunately, many of us spent today’s sail sick and on the low side.
– We put the fish up today! For those of you who may not know, the fish is a “sail” described by Hedrek and Bretty as “sick” and “fast.” To me, it looked like a giant rusty bedsheet.
– After putting the fish up, watch team 1 go into action while the other two teams napped.
– About 2 hours into napping, we were violently woken up by our good friend, the bilge alarm. As Rachel and I emerged from the hole, we were pleasantly surprised to find temperatures had dropped to what felt like 30 degrees F, and a major downpour. Winds reached over 50 knots, and waves came crashing 10 feet above our heads. Bummer. Fortunately, the squall only lasted a few minutes after Rachel, and I surfaced.
– We then took the sails in a bit while Hedrek checked the bilges. Just a little water in the engine bilge. Back to bed, we go!
– We regrouped as we approached St. Barths and enjoyed Baby Boy Bretty’s incredible chili for dinner. It was unbelievable, life-changing, 5-star.
– We ended the night with a sunset, anchor dropping, and ultra-speedy cleanup.
– Now it’s time to study for Nav Master, which is happening in just two days. Yikes. Scary. Ugh. Wish us luck! We will need it.
Over and out!
xx,
Sunny

Photo 1: live, laugh, love, sail.
Photo 2: low side lifestyle.
Photo 3: Sam on the helm!
Photo 4: underway dishes.
Photo 5: missing our foresail.
Photo 6: raise that fish!
Photo 7: hello, St. Barths!
Photo 8: hello, pretty sailboat!
Photo 9: hello, sunset!