When sailing in the night, reducing the area of the sails (reefing) as a safety precaution in rough weather can be challenging. In the darkness, with a black sky and a black sea, there is little orientation. Video from the February transatlantic crossing by Ivan.
At the inner reef, turtles and sting rays are quite abundant. At the outer reef, you occasionally may see a shark… even if only a nursing shark (Ammenhai). At dinner time, fish and lobster is grilled for more than one hundred sailors.
Some say it’s the most beautifull corall atoll in the Caribbean Islands for sailors, with it’s reefs… and Leguans.