October 2010

Six Days To the Tuamotus…

by Dane October 10, 2010
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We sailed from Tahuata on a lovely beam wind, the evening fast falling around. As I sat there enjoying my passage-christening cup of wine I imagined how Cadence might look from the island behind us, as she sailed off into the sunset, growing smaller and smaller, until her sails merged with the falling star, and in a final flash of orange she disappeared. The extra 200 miles we had to cover didn’t seem bad at all. In fact, I was secretly looking forward to the extra days. Secretly, because we had cut it too close. John’s departure date was looming, […]

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