Our hydrovane

Our wind pilot Wayne Vaney does a fabulous job steering Pitufa tirelessly through all conditions. As long as there’s a breeze to be felt, he steers. Maybe not quite as accurate as an electric pilot, but without using any electricity–purely mechanical. Therefore he’d continue to keep us on course even if our batteries died or if the electric system got fried by a lightning strike…
We’re still rushing along with 6 knots in fairly comfy conditions, so we can both spend quite some time on our laptops working.
30 pages left to translate, 520 nautical miles to sail!

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