We've lost the little sliver of a moon that has lit-up at least some of the evening and kept us company on watch. Its been a welcome sight; a sort of confirmation that all is well. A friend I guess. We know this friend will be back - but when? I have to admit I'm a little embarrassed that I can't answer that question. Nor can my moon-child wife. Even skipper didn't try bluff me on this one.
Many of you undoubtedly have experienced bio luminescence in the ocean. Its the little flashes of light given off by the living organisms when they are disturbed. You see it in crashing waves at the beach, in the wake of a boat or behind a speeding dolphin like a cosmic turbo exhaust. Have you seen it when flushing the head? Yup, its true. Try it sometime.
At 7/28/2012 8:40 PM (utc) our position was 24°20.00'N 153°48.32'W
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