Life raft certification in Ecuador: this is the only time we want to see the inside of our life raft!!
As the silhouette of Volcano Cerro Azul began to fade from view we said goodbye to Terra Firma! We are headed out to sea!
With 2850 miles to go near the beginning of our voyage, we are off course and going slow as we clear Isabella Island
With twin headsails poled out, Chuck sits in the companion way behind our two protective aft dodger windows. Two solar panels are lashed to the boom.
The sea berth is on the left; basket of veggies and foil wrapped limes on the floor; Chuck sitting in the companion way
They swam next to us for a little while before peeling off over the horizon, purposefully going only they knew where.
Another boat arrives from the Puddle Jump - you can tell by the algae, growth, and barnacles on the topsides.
The only vegetables left after 3 weeks at sea: potatoes. cabbage, onions, mushy tomatoes and foil wrapped limes.