19 DAYS AT SEA. SAILING ACROSS THE PACIFIC – Adventure 18 (Sailing Around the World)
CURIOUS HOW WE DID IT?
EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES:
Boats encountered: 1 Freighter. 1 Fishing Boat.
Fish Tally (Abysmal for 19 days at sea):
1 small Black Fin tuna.
4 Mahi Mahi.
2 Yellowfin Tuna.
Max wind strength; 39 knots.
Max wave height; 4 meters.
Number of Squalls; Hundreds.
Sail changes; hundreds.
Max boat speed; 14.8 knots
Stuff that broke:
1 mainsail bat car (holds the mainsail to the mast).
2 small tears in mainsail leach.
1 small tear in the mainsail luff.
1 tear in Code Zero.
Headsail furler bearing seized.
GoPro. (won’t turn on)
Olympus Point-and-shoot Underwater camera randomly filled with water.
1 glass jar of spaghetti sauce. (OVER THE ENTIRE KITCHEN FLOOR!)
6 lures lost.
2,980 Nautical Miles or
3,429 Miles or
video captured on;
with this lens;
Friends just brought down the new GoPro Hero 5 and it is Awesome! Incredible footage and it’s waterproof:
Ashley’s Worst: Seasickness (but she never chucked her cookies) and she swears by Sea Bands:
Ashley’s Best: Night shifts and the stars at night. It’s incredible out here with zero light pollution!
Ben’s Worst: That Last Hour.
Ben’s Best: Catching and Eating a monster Yellowfin tuna.
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