Sailing to the Galapagos Vlog 68
It really is virtually 900 nautical miles from Panama to the Galapagos, there can be large ocean currents (we had 4 knots with us at one particular stage then primarily 2 towards us the rest of the way), you have to cross the infamous doldrums, there are repeated squalls of torrential rain, substantial fish to be caught as well as the momentous countdown from North to South as we cross the equator and are transformed by nautical folklore from pollywogs to right shellbacks! We possibility placing up our unicorn sail – the genneka who we have ripped 4 situations to date. We also land a huge mahi, see whales, and are frequented by the well-known pink footed boobie. All in all it really is an action packed 6 day passage to arrive at the wonderful Galapagos islands.
We are the Robbins spouse and children sailing on our boat named Nikau.
We are a household of 5. Our 3 young children are executing NZ correspondence university on board. They are expanding to really like it! What’s not to adore about 3 hours of school a day and then a different playground for the afternoon each individual working day!
We’ve traveled from New Zealand to Sardinia in Italy to pick up our boat and we plan around a handful of seasons to sail her back to New Zealand.
We hope you enjoy adhering to us on our adventures!
We would appreciate to hear from you. Specifically if you are interested in carrying out a little something nuts like we are! Maybe we can assist remedy some queries you have?
Many thanks and love.