Saturday, March 26, 2016

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Day 12 into our Journey. The good news is that we are just past the half way mark! and the bad news is that Geeves, our autopilot gave up three days ago so now we have to hand steer the Sarita the rest of the way, this means 1 hour on 1 hour off shifts 24 hrs a day for the next 10-12 days. Geeves failed after steering us through a 3 day gale with 15-20ft waves and 35knot sustained winds, driving rain and confused seas. I think it was all too much for him. All is well though and we are making progress to our destination where i can assure you I will be looking forward to a Gin and Tonic and a good nights sleep. Thanks to all in La Cruz who are trying to find us a replacement Geeves (Simrad AP20).

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