July 8, 2012
Makemo Atoll, Tuamotu, French Polynesia, South Pacific Ocean
Anchored: 16°36.8943 S 143°37.4893 W
Yesterday, we moved from the town anchorage a few miles up the reef. We were headed for a reportedly good anchorage at 16°31.1'S 143°49.3' W when low clouds and squalls moved over the atoll making further progress too dangerous with the poor visibility. So in pouring rain we moved intoward the reef and dropped the anchor in 10 meters sand and coral.
Kathy baked a loaf of bread in the pressure cooker and it turned out really good. I changed the oil in the port engine and also the fuel filters and otherwise it was a low key evening.
That's it for now.
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