Clear weather has made for good sailing. Hence the Captain believes we may even gain a day, if it continues.
The clear skies also made for good visibility in all directions, though as we learned the main focus had been directed towards our front. That is the most likely reason why the lookout had not noticed the ship shadowing our movements astern until late this afternoon.
The Captain estimates that it should have been sighted this morning.
After reprimanding all of the lookouts, he met with Tomas and the Purser as to their responsibilities in various contingencies.
The question of the hour remains, friend or foe? We will press on and await developments.
The Captain has asked for Elijah’s counsel.