Flag Snappers

We stayed at anchor over night and had a leisurely start the next morning, back into the SE trades. Next stop Bora-Bora.

We ran into a flock of gannets enroute some of whom were very keen on catching the stem-jack. They tried over and over again to snap it in-flight but none of them managed it, although some came very close.  The vertical movement as we punched into the swell being the deciding factor.

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They were very confident and flew close.

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