What began as a clear, sunny day turned into a misty, wet night when we left for Guadeloupe to meet up with Alex's sister the other day. Regardless the cold air and occasional rain, it is beautiful and exciting to get to experience the change of weather and wind with our new boat. She hasn't disappointed us yet and to be able to clock an average of 7.8 instead of 5.9 makes a huge difference in the end. Surfing down the waves in 11 knots is such a thrill and if I loved and enjoyed sailing before, I can't imagine ever being without it, today. To navigate your way on water with a rapidly moving boat is for me freedom in its purest form.