Balogh Batwing rig on Feathercraft K1 folding kayak (photo taken by Mark Balogh)
First day, 8:50 a.m. Preparing to sail, Pier 40, Manhattan
First day, 9:00 a.m. Paddling out of the Pier 40 embayment
First day, 9:10 a.m. Sail up, but paddling to keep up speed
First day, 10:20 a.m.
First day, 11:50 a.m. Out of the East River into Long Island Sound
First day, 1:20 p.m.
First day, 4:00 p.m. Calm as thunderclouds gather
First day, 5:00 p.m. Rain
First day, 5:40 p.m.
First day, 6:10 p.m.
First day, 6:30 p.m. Another brief thundershower
First day, 6:45 p.m. Astern, sun coming out again
First day, 7:20 p.m. Where am I?
First day, 8:20 p.m. Nightfall
Second day, 7:30 a.m. Paddling off the beach
Second day, 7:40 a.m. Sail up; pumping out water
Second day, 7:50 a.m. Sailing fast under double-reefed sail. After cold-front passage during the night, wind now 20-25 knots with higher gusts
Second day, 8:00 a.m. Sailing east into the sunrise
Second day, 8:00 a.m. Wave hit
Second day, 8:10 a.m. Eatons Neck, NY, on the starboard bow
Second day, 10:40 a.m. Sailing at 10-12 knots
Second day, 10:50 p.m.
Second day, 11:00 a.m.
Second day, 11:10 a.m.
Second day, 12:10 p.m.
Second day, 12:20 p.m. Waves washing over the boat
Second day, 1:30 p.m.
Second day, 2:50 p.m.
Second day, 3:30 p.m.
Second day, 3:40 p.m. Wind moderating, so taking a reef out of the sail
Second day, 4:30 p.m. Listening to the radio
Second day, 7:30 p.m. Still moving fast