The captain, 375 eager for easting, made a fair wind of it, and guyed the booms out wing and wing.
Through our ninety degrees of easting I had but little exercise.
And yet here you are, with all the stuff of the sea in you, running down your easting for port.
At this time we began to prepare for the heavy weather of our easting, as the run across the Indian Ocean is called.
My experience in running down the easting has always been the same and I have made the trip a number of times.
That coming from the poles will appear to have easting in them, and those going towards the poles westing.
We couldn't make our easting a bit, and the old man kept saying that we should never get through the Straits.
The captain, eager for easting, made a fair wind of it and guyed the booms out wing and wing.
While this is true in casting with either rod it is most noticeable in easting for salmon.
This was more important as the prevailing winds appeared to be to easterly, and every mile of easting would count.