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Owner Bob James
Design Oyster 575
Length Overall 17 m 89 cm
Flag United Kingdom
Sail Number 25

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Janus - Saturday 9th

Our final day preparations. Provisions delivered on boardstowed away. Oyster Rigger team conveniently found what appears to be a 6inch crack in the mast adjacent to the first spreader in line with the mast fairing - caused a bit of concern but we were reliably informed they were 99% confident it was cosmetic.We marked the crack length and will check in Cape Verde!Janus is otherwise looking very good and the crew looking forward to the sail. 25kt NNE winds and favourable wave period 13 - 15 sec and clear skies. Low likelihood of squalls. All prepared and looking forward to the departure tomorrow!Kind regardsBob James. read more...


Janus - Las Palmas - Nov 1st Preprations

Arrived Las Palmas yesterday and found Janus safely moored and waitingarrival of the crew and our adventure !Sandy deposits all over required a good wash-downPlenty of provisioning to be done and looking forward to Liz and Lloyd'sarrival tomorrow.A visit to the chandlers to sort a few "essential spares" and a generalfamiliarisation around the marina and Club Varadero.Weather overcast but warm.Looking forward to the arrival of the crew and the training week ahead.Captain Bob. read more...

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