Distance covered over last 24 hours: 202.9 nautical miles. 35-45 knots of wind across the deck. Storm jib up and 3 reefs in the main. 15-foot breaking seas. 10.5 knots at 45deg T. Trying to slow down the boat, but it keeps heeling so that when the boat leaps off a wave it lands on its side, not its bottom. Violent outside. Violent inside.
Day 81 – Violent Seas