|Compass shows our heading,|
as does chartplotter,
|Top-time of day.|
2nd-Apparent wind speed
5th-Depth (blank here)
|These islands are all the Turks & Caicos,|
part of the UK
|When seas are calm, I|
can work outside on
|Explains Q Flag and Bahamas|
and Turks & Caicos flags
|A comfy spot in cockpit at night. The picture|
looks red because we use red headlamps at
night to prevent interference with
our night vision.
|This is what you would see facing forward|
standing behind the wheel. Chartplotter
on right. Autopilot on left. Wheel below.
You can see the sails through the window.
|When you look down you would see the|
wheel (helm) and compass. There's a
seat for you at the helm if you like.
|Many ways to look at|
weather forecasts. These
are only some of them.
|This is a photo of mains'l, but it|
is intended to show how you can
look at the sails in the dark.
Headlamp, or flashlight.
|Several lines run through|
chocks to lock them. The
sheets are wrapped around
|The video has two sails up, but I wanted to|
show you what the ocean is like when it's
|Alternate topographical display on the |
|Chartplotter display showing our boat, our|
path behind us and direction we're headed.
Ocean depths are the tiny numbers.
|While not on watch, we can sleep. The dark|
cloth is a lee cloth It's tied to prevent the
sleeper from rolling off the settee.
|GPS position also shown|
upper left part of screen.
|Other boat instru-|
ments. Top, last
|Look behind you to see the dinghy|
riding several feet above the water.
|We use paper maps, too.|
|We are heading to a location on the upper|
right side of the Caicos Bank. (paper map)