01Solo Voyage to China Aboard Atom: (Part 1) Leaving Ft. Lauderdale to Panama.

The 28' Pearson Triton sailboat Atom begins her second circumnavigation in 1987 with an engineless solo voyage to China. The voyage begins as a friend's sailboat tows me out past the opening bridges and congested waterways of Ft Lauderdale. Atom encounters squalls and strong winds as she makes her way through the Bahamas and Windward Passage then enjoys fast sailing to Panama. This series of videos have been converted from old VHS tape so please excuse the poor quality.