Good morning everyone. Blue Moon and her trusty crew set sail from New York City yesterday, slipping lines at Chelsea Piers at 0954. Within minutes of departing we were able to secure the engine, we’ve not had to listen to that iron best since. :-) Last night brought some wind and we made exceptional distance. Although it has subsided this morning last night’s gale had the crew on their toes and in their foulies.
With all that wind our first night out was a bit chilly. A warm lasagna dinner helped but we are looking forward to higher mercury as we make distance South.
Our recent weather report calls for wind on the nose tonight and then none when we approach and round Cape Hatteras. Roughly translated we’ll likely have an uncomfortable evening followed by a couple days under motor. Not ideal but not a bad situation either!
That’s all for now,
–Crew of s/v Blue Moon
Position Log (each day at 9am):