The transmission only took one and a half (frustrating) days longer than we thought but we finally aligned it perfectly and it’s spinning smoothly as designed. We’ve cleared out and are working hard to pull our anchors and put away the dingy. We plan to leave the bay at 1700 this evening. The conditions are forecast to be excellent with 15 – 20 on the stern quarter tonight and then lightning up over the weekend. We should be sailing into Vava’u, Tonga Monday morning in a light SSE breeze just forward the beam. Tuesday through the rest of the week it is supposed to howl 30 knots so we have to be in before that. We expect to cover the 325 miles in two and a half days. We’ll write en route.
I was able to upload some pictures and two videos so check them out below. Cheers