News » Cabot's Log

Cabot's Log

3000 Miles to Marquesas

Posted: March 15, 2001

March 15, 2001 -- We're off!

3000 miles to go. Some log entries: 1450 - Reef out, wind lighter; nice sailing


March 16, 2001

Noon to noon 153 miles light; hard on; SW 8-10


March 17, 2001 -- St Patrick's Day

0144 - Squalls all night; wind up and down; motoring due south 1500 - ESE wind; we're off!


March 18, 2001

0500 - Beautiful sail; clear skies


March 19, 2001

 0500 - Wind down, spinnaker up


March 20, 2001

1200 - Wind very light 7-10 SSE, 176 miles noon to noon. Best day yet March 21 0500 - Great sailing. Wind SSE 12-14


March 29, 2001 

1500 - More sea than wind, hand steering, saw Frigate bird and Tropic bird. This is ridiculous! Wind around to NW @ 18 kts. then rain, scrubbed deck. On wrong tack for collecting water. 1830 wind down & motor on 2330 Easterly trades back -motor off March 30 0500 - Fast sailing, wind up and down a lot, ESE 15-20


April 1, 2001

1845 - Spinnaker down, wind too squirrelly and variable, motor on

Where to now?

Previous Log Entry: Galapagos
Next Log Entry: Two Months in the Marquesas

Have questions or want to share experiences?

If you have questions about their voyaging, or would like to share similar experiences, email Cabot.

What is Cabot's Log?

The following log and pictures are from Cabot and Heidi aboard CHEWINK, their Lyman-Morse Seguin 49 which Cabot built in 1987 and has sailed more than 62,000 miles. The log follows them as they began their second circumnavigation in 2000 through their current adventures in the Caribbean.

Part VIII: Off Again!

Part VII: Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Mexico, Key West, Bahamas, Bermuda, Home

Maine or Bust!
Belize and the Keys

Part VI: New Zealand, Dockwise, Golfito and Rio Dulce

Back in New Zealand

Part V: New Zealand

New Zealand

Part III: Society Islands, Western Samoa, Tonga & Fiji

9/11 in Tonga

Part IV: Through the South Pacific to New Zealand

Part II: Marquesas and Tuamotus

Off to the Tuamotus

Part I: San Blas Islands to Galapagos

Perlas Islands

Back to Top
YBAA Association of Yacht Sales Professionalsfonts