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26/11/2017

Trifon - Trifon

26th NovemberFinally some decent wind from the north has pushed us close to the easternend of the Cap Verde islands and we will cross them tonight. The wind hasbeen gusting up to 25 knots and the boat has been fast over the past 24hours. On Saturday Robert and I caught two large mahi-mahi 6-7 kgs eachand on Friday Michael landed an 18kgs tuna. With so much fish on-board andno freezer we have stopped fishing we have eaten our catch.We have beensailing through a zone of flying fish where hundreds of these small fishtake flight as Trifon's hull disturbs them. We have also been followed byseveral large schools of dolphins swimming slowly with the boat. I thinkthe dolphins are using the boat as a large weapon to frighten the smallfish and they then can eat their scattered prey. We saw a small. read more...


Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 4: Leaving land behind - Catching the Cats
Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 4: Leaving land behind - Catching the Cats
Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 3: Leaving land behind - Kiloran (post moon)
Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 3: Leaving land behind - Kiloran (post moon)
26/11/2017

Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 2: Leaving land behind

No sooner than having settled into life in Mindelo it was time to head off into 2090nm of ocean.We had had a taste of Africa, stocked up in the local markets and were taking away many great memories.The reach off the start line through the acceleration zone off Sao Vincente exceeded expectations with a stiffer breeze than promised and views of spinnakers and mountains from our stern.After a tussle with Kiloran we bore away and just avoided loosing the breeze in the lee of the island. With blue skies giving way to a starry vista we kept the spinnaker up and had a great nights sail.image1. read more...


Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 1: Ready to go
Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 1: Ready to go
Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 2: Leaving land behind
Wild Iris - Trans-Atlantic 2: Leaving land behind
26/11/2017

Queen Bee - che barba l'aliseo !

Alla fine è arrivato! Si alla fine, molto alla fine abbiamo incontrato il nostro aliseo, piccolo piccolo, ma sufficiente per portarci ad ovest.Che barba l'aliseo ! In barca abbiamo deciso di non raderci finchè non avessimo incontrato l'aliseo e così da stasera almeno tre di noi si potranno "finalmente" radere, Stfano credo che farà solo qualche ritocco. Comunque è già trascorsa una settimana dalla partenza e debbo dire che non ci è pesata più di tanto, peccato che la carenza di vento ci ha portato a spendere oltre trenta ore di motore, speriamo non ci servano più in futuro. La pesca procede senza particolari successi, anzi abbiamo perso due lenze in un solo colpo, ma in compenso abbiamno avvistato il primo branco di pesci volanti.I tramonti e le albe sono da urlo e danno veramente l'idea. read more...


Barefoot - barefoot - tag 7 foto
Barefoot - barefoot - tag 7 foto
26/11/2017

Barefoot - Barefoot - Tag 7 - 26.11.17 - GO WEST!!!

Barefoot - Tag 7 - 26.11.17 - GO WEST!!!Seit dieser Nacht haben wir den Wind, den wir gesucht haben. Aktuell segeln wir mit 6,5 kn nördlich an der ersten capverdischen Insel ILHA DO SAL vorbei. Danach schlagen wir uns durch die Inselgruppe durch. Diese Nacht haben wir uns ein bisschen verwachst, wir gingen davon aus, dass wir noch etwas weiter östlich mussten, um konstanten Wind zu finden, aber das war wohl gar nicht notwendig. Insgesamt sind wir mit unserer Entscheidung, direkt nach Gran canaria die südliche Route zu nehmen, aus unserer Sicht richtig gefahren. Wie ihr unseren berichten entnehmen konntet, waren wir zwar bisher immer auf der Suche nach Wind, dafür werden wir jetzt mit konstanten Winden in Richtung West belohnt. Die Schiffe, die direkt nach Gran canaria Richtung Westen. read more...


26/11/2017

Nisida - 26 Nov: That's a week!

After another quiet night we are hoping we have made it through to steady breeze. Now the kite is up and we are still heading south to avoid the area of lighter winds to the north and west of us. All being well we will take a course a little North of the Cape Verdes and start our downwind ride to St. Lucia. Our first week has seen mainly upwind conditions with one uncomfortably bumpy night with the breeze gusting to around 30kts. Sun is shining and we are now making good progress! Won't be long before we can smell the rum!. read more...


26/11/2017

Lei Lei - 7. Tag auf hoher See - Jäger und Gejagte

Meine Zeit mit 5 Männern an Bord. Es ist nicht zu überhören, dass in jedem Mann ein Jäger schlummert. Auf der einen Seite möchte der Mann seine Ruhe, nicht zu viel Bewegung, eher relaxen, aber wenn sein Jagdfieber erwacht ist alles anders:"Wo fahren die Anderen ? Der ist aber durchgeschossen heute Nacht"."Wir fahren ja rückwärts. Das geht so nicht !""Knot On Call wäre in unserer Gruppe schon Dritter"."Die müssen zwischenzeitlich getankt haben auf den Cap Verden!."Das wird noch sehr, sehr spannend""Jetzt werden die Daumenschrauben angesetzt""Wenn der Passat nicht kommt, dann haben wir ein Problem""Morgen wird motort, sonst fahren alle anderen im Passat an uns vorbei""5,8 - 6 - 7 Knoten. Was fährt der andere gerade? Wo fährt er, welche Richtung? Dann holen wir ja auf!""Eine Bavaria 51. read more...


26/11/2017

Ellen - Day 7

A quite normal day but still upwind but.... Just before we should eat dinner the wind turned to south and we are now sailing in the "right direction". We had a nice, pre made, meat and chorizo dinner that we took from our freezer, thank you Lasse!. read more...


26/11/2017

Shepherd Moon - Multiple milestones

Yesterday saw us pass two major milestones. The first of these was going through the 1,000-mile mark, that's 1,000 miles travelled since leaving Cape Verde. As well as being significant in itself, it also means we now qualify for full membership of the Ocean Cruising Club rather than just associate members. On the downside, it means we need to buy a new burgee (a small club flag - that's not a flag for small clubs but a flag that is diminutive in size). The other major milestone was that we went through the halfway mark yesterday evening. Too late for celebratory halfway steaks but we did try and mark the occasion with a three-person plus one chart plotter selfie. Needless to say, even with Vanessa's newly purchased selfie -stick, the picture didn't come out, despite all the bobbing of. read more...


26/11/2017

Haji - SV Haji: Ship's log n°12 - Stardust Dolphin

Once upon a time, NOT in a land far away, but rather in an isolated part of the Atlantic Ocean, there lived a pod of magical dolphins. By day, they appeared no different to any of the other dolphins - graceful, speeding blurs of grey, playfully bouncing between the swell. If ever anyone were to spot them, they would marvel at their joyful elegance, without noting anything more. However, by night, these particular Stenella Plagiodon transform into mythical creatures, as if plucked from your wildest dreams. How do I know of their existence? Ah, O Best Beloved! For I have met them! Not very long ago, on this very boat, in this very ocean, I was sat in the cockpit gazing at the stars. It was my nighttime watch, and the rest of the crew were snoring in their bunks. A cooling breeze. read more...


26/11/2017

Hummingbird - One month to Christmas

Dear family and friends,Whatever time zone you are in, you would have no doubt woken up today to the realisation that Christmas is just a month away. Now, whether you are excited or totally sickened to the pit of your stomach by this thought, 25/12 approaches and with it, comes the promise of a present, or presents, depending on how good or greedy you are or deemed to be by your loved ones.Anyway, if you have found yourself struggling in the lead up to the day of great paper shred, thinking along the lines of:- “Say, I wonder if Fraser would like a new pair of Merino wool pants this year…”- “Hmm, Rachael could really do with a pull-up bar affixed to her door this new year…”- “Would Erika like more wool so she could knit me a jumper instead?” (if this sounds like you, you might need to. read more...


26/11/2017

Sunrise - Tag 7 (25.11.)

Wettertechnisch machen wir da weiter, wo wir aufgehört haben. Wir stampfen auf der Kreuz südwestlich und hoffen darauf bald ein Rendezvous mit einer Flaute oder noch besser den Passatwinden zu haben, die uns dann mit stetigem Vorwindkurs dem Ziel entgegenbringen. Laut Wettervorhersage soll das am Sonntagabend so weit sein, also zunächst eine Wetterberuhigung eintreten.Morgens zaubert Robert trotz widriger Bedingungen ein Omelette zum Frühstück, ein erster Stimmungsaufheller. Später entscheidet Erich, dass wir die Lage aus dem Schiff nehmen, damit man sich nicht ständig unter Deck irgendwo anstößt. Das geht zu Lasten der Performance, aber wir sind alle sehr einverstanden. Dadurch können wir am Nachmittag den Geburtstagskuchen und -sekt für Reinhard nachholen und Abends auch mal wieder. read more...


26/11/2017

Odessa - 7-th day of race

Ветер уменьшился до комфортного.Обсыхаем и отдыхаем. Прилетели летающие рыбы 3шт) - выпущены в море.Из мелких неприятностей - немного подразвалился левый погон стакселя. Переставили с правого борта.На завтрак - бутерброды с бужениной, обед - картошка с тунцом.. read more...


25/11/2017

Windseeker - Windseeker

Dissabte 25 de novembre de 2017 Hola família!Avui ha estat un dia radiant! Solet, una lleu brisa marina que acariciava els cabells mentre ens fèiem galletades a popa... Tot moooolt tranquil! De fet fa uns dies que estem passant per unes calmes bastant grans i ahir, farts una mica de la monotonia, vam decidir passar de tot, posar-nos guapos i sortir a sopar! JBromes a part, aquesta nit hem tingut el primer grop a sobre. Allà a les 4 ha començat a sentir-se el soroll i la brisa que anava entrant. El radar ja el marcava important però inicialment semblava que potser ens passaria de llarg. Però no, de cop ratxes de fins a 24 nusos de vent i pluja. Ha estat poca estona però suficient per estar tots desperts a coberta.Un cop ha sortit el Sol ja ha millorat el dia i la veritat és que, tot i que. read more...


Windseeker -25 de novembre de 2017
Windseeker -25 de novembre de 2017
Windseeker - 25 de novembre de 2017
Windseeker - 25 de novembre de 2017
Charm - Joe learns that duct tape can't fix everyting!
Charm - Joe learns that duct tape can't fix everyting!
26/11/2017

Charm - Day 10 - no wind, then wind!

We're pretty much obsessed with the wind at this point.As if we weren't before . . .But being in triple digits of our goal has made it seem as if we're going downhill, especially with days like yesterday with our 24-hr VMG average of 8, a perfectly acceptable speed.Then this afternoon hit.It was brutal.I can't say there was no wind but it was close.Our VMG was around 2.I think Kent was crying on his shift.It turns out he really likes buoy racing (equivalent of a sprinting for sailors) and really, really doesn't like long, slow passages.So he's not the happiest person on the boat.He did perk up yesterday though when the wind filled in.But the lows feel much lower after the highs.Even ever-happy Tim said it was "painful" as the main flapped violently and the spinnaker refused to fill.On. read more...


25/11/2017

Kiloran of Edinburgh - Haddock's blog again

Kiloran CrewHaddock's general synopsis for the folowing 24 hoursPortland Bill (David Weir) East Lothian,Calm (Beaufort scale zero)Giggles increasing severe laughterVisibility poor, Hearing Moderate,Clothes brightFastnet (talking) (Georgia Stewart)Hurriicane Force 12 Veering SouthSometimess good, never moderateOften boystresss and backing hungrySole (trader) (John Strachen)North, South, East, and Westpenchant for mountains often boats never depressionstorm visibility poor, hearing good (sorry?)Occasional windFair Isle (Erica Wood) South, Light Breeze never storm but with some German Bightlaughter increasing,occasional cakeVisibility always goodYours Capt HaddockSlowly drifting WestWhy change the haddock of a lifetime?(for non saltys this is a spoof on the shipping forcast........get a. read more...


25/11/2017

Blue Top - blueTop 25112017 BLACK FRIDAY

Bonjour de BlueTop version lessiveuse grand teint...Nous le Black Friday c 'etait hier, et il n' y a pas eu de solde monstre sur le vent...tout juste baissé d'un cran en 2 eme partie de nuit, mais ce matin c est encore copieux...la cabine est un camp retranché qu'il va falloir aérer des que les conditions seront redevenues maniables, car la mer est encore très agitée! Mais alors, me direz vous...pourquoi Black Friday, s'il n'y avait pas de solde...?Et bien pour tout vous avouer, Black Friday, car 1er jour sans apéro...non non rien, même pas une tite goute...Il faut dire que pour le diner du soir ce fut repas froid ( salade de pommes de terre, roti de porc au curry, quand même!)mais repas pris assis par terre dans le carré...car cela bougeait encore beaucoup...l'humeur n'etait pas a. read more...


25/11/2017

Marisja - Dag 10 zijn we er al?

Afgelopen nacht hebben wij heerlijk gezeild. Eindelijk een lekker windjevan rond de 12 tot 18 knopen met de gennaker op met een bootsnelheid van 8 tot 9knopen. Champagne sailing!! Alleen de dubbele wachten vielen Nikki wat zwaar en die was dan ookvanmorgen moeilijk (niet)uit haar bed te krijgen.De generator doet het trouwens al 2 dagen niet meer. De dynamo is stuk enwij hebben deze helaas net niet als spare part bij ons en zelfs onze Mc Gyversaanboord kregen hem niet aan de praat met hun zakmes en hun rolletje duck tape. We draaien daarom nu elke avond een paar uur de motor in zijn vrij om teladen.   Nadat Nikki eindelijk uit haar bed was gekomen heeft ze een lekkere koudedouche genomen om wakker te worden, deze hield er alleen halverwege meeop......., water op. Om eerlijk. read more...


24/11/2017

Pelican - Nov 24 Log day 6 and a small disaster

Hello again from the crew of Pelican, Yesterday just before our plunge south due to the imminent storm today where we were, be dropped all the sails due to lack of wind and had a crew party 'musac', beer and food as the wind switched on again we got under way. Today we had a minor disaster we found a hole in the bottom of our kettle, this of course means that the supply of tea/coffee dries up. A prompt solution was found by drilling the hole out, tapping it and inserting a very expensive stainless steel nut and bolt complete with runner washer, once again we have a functioning kettle. On the bread front once again we have tried to bake bread in our cobb oven, the mix had the consistency of plaster and the mix fought a valiant attempt to escape over the work surface, somehow we managed to. read more...


25/11/2017

Adele 1 - Adele 1 log - Day 21 - Bit of a blow and a fish.

Evening all,Its the end of our 10th day at sea since leaving Cape Verde. A few dramas yesterday left the atmosphere on the boat less than jovial. Firstly as is the way with our luck if something is going to go wrong it will happen in the pitch black middle of the night. Yesterday morning saw the autopilot rod fail at about 3 in the morning. Drew set about fixing this and then had to recalibrate the entire system once it was reset, not what you want to be doing at 3am!The second noticeable event of yesterday was myself hooking into and bringing onto the boat one of the most remarkable fish I have ever caught in my life. The size of this Mahi Mahi, the colour of it and the fight it put up on the way in (including jumping out of the water and tail walking for several meters) was just. read more...


25/11/2017

Queen Bee - rotolando verso sud

Nottata tranquilla, anche troppo stiamo continuando a scendere verso sud est, superato anche il 20 ° parallelo, continuiamo a scendere.I turni notturni di tre ore ciascuno non ci pesano ed il tempo scorre via lento. C'è un po' di frustrazione per il fatto di non riuscire a guadagnare verso ovest, ma pensiamo di avere un appuntamento con l'aliseo all'incicirca sul 16° parallelo per il prossimo lunedì, e non vogliamo mancarlo (sarà vero ??? chi può dirlo). Mentre sto scrivendo stiamo andando per 180 ° di bolina stretta con un vento reale di 4,5 nodi ed una velocità di 2,8 nodi ... non male per la resa della barca, ma per il morale dell'equipaggio è deleterio.Ciascuno di noi sta lottando con se stesso per controllare la normale ansia che la situazione genera, così per passare il tempo si. read more...


25/11/2017

La Cigale - Day 7 - 25 November - Wonders of the Sea

Dawn watch this morning, wondering at the miracle of the sunrise. Meanwhile next to me at the helm sat Francis, still suffering after a particularly choppy night, who was wondering "Why did God create seasickness Mum?" We are now coasting along on south-westerlies, heading South towards the trade winds, hopefully joining them in a couple of days. We are being pushed a bit too much to the (South) East, so it feels like two steps forward and one step back, but we are under sail, the sun is shining and we are charging along.The highlight of the day was the appearance of a pod of dolphins at dusk. From the stern at first it was rather dramatic seeing a wall of water rush towards us and catch a glimpse of a couple of grey bullets speeding through. Then, all of us clipped on with our lifelines. read more...


La Cigale - Day 7 - Dolphin Watch
La Cigale - Day 7 - Dolphin Watch
25/11/2017

NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South

Lightning does strike twice it seems.The storm to our north came further south than was forecast and chased us throughout another long night, surrounding us with flashes on the horizon as we continued our escape, eagerly watching the barometer finally starting to climb.Reading the fleet updates from the ARC comms this morning it appears that this has been a far from ideal start for many. Of those that went North some, like us, have turned away from the weather, others have tried to go through or above it and several have returned to the mainland with damage.For those that went South they found little wind and some have motored to Cape Verde to pick up more fuel and supplies.For us conditions have gradually improved through the day and we expect to clear the weather system tomorrow. read more...


NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South
NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South
NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South
NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South
25/11/2017

NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South

Lightning does strike twice it seems.The storm to our north came further south than was forecast and chased us throughout another long night, surrounding us with flashes on the horizon as we continued our escape, eagerly watching the barometer finally starting to climb.Reading the fleet updates from the ARC comms this morning it appears that this has been a far from ideal start for many. Of those that went North some, like us, have turned away from the weather, others have tried to go through or above it and several have returned to the mainland with damage.For those that went South they found little wind and some have motored to Cape Verde to pick up more fuel and supplies.For us conditions have gradually improved through the day and we expect to clear the weather system tomorrow. read more...


NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South
NoStress - Log Day 7 - Due South
25/11/2017

Mischief - Log Day 7: Dave sees the Light and lessons in Devonish for Finns

25 November 2017 0700 Position 22 degs 13.1' N 025 degs 09.2' WWe tacked around 0330 onto port which pointed us in the approximate direction of where we want to go, well only 20 degs off which is something at least. St Lucia is effectively bang up wind of our position and, it seems, most others in the fleet. However, to see the VMG (velocity made good) reading similar to speed over ground was very uplifting given the day we had yesterday. We had two reefs in the mainsail to try to stop the boat slamming so much as each time we went over a big wave and crashed down onto the next it reverberated on Wendy's back which is causing her pain still. Later in the night the wind veered to 350 degs meaning we were pointing almost due North so we tacked onto starboard on 285 degs where boat speed. read more...


25/11/2017

Blonde Moment - Blog 3 or is it 4 ?

Blog 3 or is it 4 ?zoe cant remember.... lets say .. ....4Zoe here again .. the blog blond!Ok sorry folks we missed yesterdays blog,not the best weather to try and sit at the chart table and the keyboard would not staystill and I could not stay on theseat at the chart table!!Also we werebusy looking out for and trying to avoidlightning and rain squalls etcWith our more southern route we have avoided the worst of the weatherexperienced by the boats further North of us, and we just had the edge of the thunderstorm! We feel for the Salsa who that 42 knots last night!Today is another day....... the winds are light and life is more relaxed, showers and fishing are available again.yesterday wesailed 166 miles,however we only got 38 miles right direction!not a good day!Anyway, we're enjoying. read more...


25/11/2017

Helen - Today's sunrise

My picture today was taken at sunrise this morning. Hopefully one for the best picture competition.We have had a slow 24 hours of 114 miles only. Partly due to our energy efficiency campaign and partly for cooling the engine to enable routine maintenance to be carried out. It's 30 degrees outside and 80 degrees in the engine room!The captain thinks that we will get into St Lucia on Thursday morning and that we can motor nearly all the way if we have too. Surely we must get some wind one day but at the moment the forecast is saying not until Monday at the earliest.Being an Iguana means that I don't know who my parents were which is why I can understand those kids in Mindelo so easily. I was also inspired by the fact that the lizards have their own star near the argonauts ship. Maybe some. read more...


25/11/2017

Ngahue IV - Another day on Ngahue IV

Today, Saturday, has been a generally very satisfying day. We had very useful and "sailable" wind until about dusk. As per our Grib files, the wind has now abated to about 6 knots from a southwesterly direction. Still enough to get us to the Cape Verde islands where we hope to pick up our trade winds tomorrow (late?) afternoon. Those trade winds have been very elusive so far, playing their manana, manana game for the last couple of days. They were always just in the next "weather box" (the ARC organisers have, for the purpose of their weather forecasts, divided the Atlantic into boxes for which they supply customised forecasts) and there for the next day. Quite frustrating. The Azores anticyclone seems to be on a walkabout and not where it should be!Towards sundown, a school of dolfins. read more...


25/11/2017

Haji - Emails from Haji to Mupi - Too much tape?

Salut Mupi! Ça va?A moment of panic. The Skipper thought he was running out of tape, but it was ok, there was a secret store in that other essential locker - the glue locker.The Skipper's Wife is very scathing about the Skipper's bricolage skills. This stems from when on one occassion following a Breton storm, a hole appeared in the house roof. The Skipper remedied this by using glue to fix roof tiles on to the rafters below. This unusual repair however kept the rain out for another 3 or 4 years. The Skipper uses the same random methods for fixing the bits of me that fall off.Talking of catching birds, Devin, the American fisherman, has a rod sticking out of my bottom (well stern if you like) with 100 metes of 50 kg breaking strain line on it. I, in fitting with my status as an older. read more...


Barefoot - barefoot - tag 6 fotos
Barefoot - barefoot - tag 6 fotos
Barefoot - barefoot - tag 6 fotos
Barefoot - barefoot - tag 6 fotos
25/11/2017

Lothlorien - Tag 7 - Waschtag

Ehrlich gesagt fiel mir keine bessere Überschrift als "Waschtag" ein. :-p Wir haben jeden zweiten Tag Wasch- (Das heißt Dusch-)tag, aber heute hat Arjan auch zum ersten Mal unsere "Waschmaschine" ausprobiert. Sie ist gewissermaßen einfach ein Sack, in den man die Klamotten, etwas Wasser und Waschmittel gibt und den man dann gut durchknetet. Nach diesem Waschgang und nachdem wir alle geduscht hatten, war unser Wassertank dann auf ein Viertel zurückgegangen, sodass wir jetzt zum ersten Mal den Wassermacher verwenden, um den Tank aufzufüllen. Bisher hatten wir ihn nur zum Auffüllen von Trinkwasserflaschen benutzt.Außerdem haben wir uns heute ein Kopf-an-Kopf-Rennen mit der "Thyra" geliefert. Ein klarer Sieger ist vielleicht nicht ganz daraus hervor gegangen; Wir haben uns Meter um Meter an. read more...


Helen - Today's sunrise
Helen - Today's sunrise
25/11/2017

Manihi - Laisser le beurre fondre...

Belle journée ensoleillée pour profiter d'une mer calme et se reposer après une navigation un peu exigeante, sur manihi aussi c'est le week-end ! Repos et séchage des habits au programme.Cette nuit nous avons repris les quarts à une personne, quand les conditions demandent plus de réactivité et d'expérience on fait des quarts à deux.Comment rejoindre St-Lucie ? Vous vous posez certainement la question en tant que lecteur assidu du blog. Allez en ligne droite vers les Antilles?Aller vers le soleil qui se couche puis descendre au sud dès que vous vous lasser des superbes couchers de soleilen mer?Ce sont les anglais qui ont trouvé la solution avec la formule « go south et when the butter melts turn right» ...voilà vous savez maintenant router un voilier jusqu'à Lucie.Nous faisons route vers. read more...


25/11/2017

Gust of Wind - Wild night at Sea

So Gust of Wind got a little more than a gust last night. 52.4 knots to be exact. We are hit by a deep front which pummelled us for 36 hours culminating in a period of extreme gusts, we had no option but to take down the solent and reefed down to 3rd Reef. Just before this, the strain of the gusts on the rudders sheared one of the rudder pins, leaving us with a few anxious moments imagining ourselves hand steering on a single rudder in galeforce  conditions. Sam of course was well prepared and whipped out the spare pin he had bought just in case ! He and Justin fixed it in a jiffy in those conditions in the middle of the night. Shortly afterwards, we found the gusts had blown the wind speed meter right off the top of the mast together with the ticolor. And to top it all, the winches. read more...


Gust of Wind - Wild night at Sea
Gust of Wind - Wild night at Sea
25/11/2017

Surya - day 6

update from Mindelo. read more...


25/11/2017

Odessa - 6-th day of race

Ветер усилился -довольно неприятный мордотык.Принято решение идти на юг - до встречи с пассатами.Из мелких неприятностей - порвали 5 шкотов и левая штурманская позиция - треснула сама коробка.На завтрак - яица с бутербродами и обед - сублиматы.. read more...


25/11/2017

Surya - test van Surya

Dit is een test-mail.Jacsy Surya. read more...



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