Position Update 4/23/07 – West Caicos to Mayaguana

Left West Caicos at 7:30am on Monday, April 23, 2007 heading to Mayaguana, 50 miles away.

Position at 4:00pm:
N 22 19.43
W 73 07.75

Heading: 320 degress magnetic
Speed: 6 – 7 knots

Wind: 18 knots with gusts to 25+
Seas: N swell building + 4 foot wind chop

Current Conditions: Winds are quite brisk and sea is lumpy. Double reef in main and genoa reefed with six wraps. Monitor windvane steering beautifully in the conditions. Crew in great shape after a good night’s sleep.

Author: Rod Wolfe

Rod has craved adventure for most of his life. He grew up in the Idaho outdoors, hunting, fishing, motorcycle riding, mountain biking, kayaking, and telemark skiing in the Idaho backcountry. After college he became an accountant with a multinational agribusiness company and worked on projects all around the world. A desire for change led Rod to his second career as an Investment Sales Specialist with a large commercial real estate firm in Boise. Rod holds the prestigious Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Commercial Investment Member professional designations which he is certain will have no value on this current adventure. In addition to his professional designations, Rod is a PADI certified Advanced Scuba Diver and ASA Bareboat Certified.

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