Day 8: 1000 Miles and one bird

We now sailed 1000 miles on the open ocean, away from the Caribbean Islands, heading North to North East, leaving Bermuda to our left. Getting up at 12 in the night for the night watch is hard, but is rewarded by the Milky Way, Jupiter and Saturn and by moderate winds and waves not as high as before . Not much animals did we see the last days, no dolphins or wales. But one bird is visiting us every day in the afternoon for an hour. I suspect the White Tailed Tropicbird uses our wind acceleration to easily fly 50 meters behind us, thus saving energy. Sometimes it even tries to land on our mast.

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