We do have our fair share of squalls (really, it’s a daily event) but most of the time we have spent making our way from one part of Borneo to another has been mild and mellow. We aren’t catching any fish, but we aren’t trying hard- the fishfinder (the best cheap depth sounder you can buy!) rarely shows anything but the bottom, a mere 30-50 feet below. Crossing a river outflow can be the most exciting part of the day.
That’s OK with me. There are hours to read in the shade of the cockpit.
We have picked up small friends. The one hung out on Niall’s book for a long time one morning. Bonus points for anyone who can identify the book.
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