Aluaka - Day 3- Flying Fishes
Position: more that half way...in the midl of the AtlanticThe worst is back. Our body is now better and get in feeling with the wave up and down. We had a fantastic sunrise, with a pink light. The temperature is now 30, we are close to Africa. We found a lot of flying fishes on deck, good for a quick pasta. The night has been warmer and always with the light moon. The Cape Verde arcipelago is now closer.The hydrogen did his work and charged more than 60 Amps 24v in 8 hours. Our speed and humor remain high.. read more...
Aluaka - Day 1 The Start
The boat is ready, but are we ready for the new adventure? We have saw the meteo forecast, will not be easy. The meteo expert in the morning confirm a strong breeze of 28kn, but I’m not scare about wind intensity, however from the waves. The Atlantic’s waves are big and powerful. I’m thinking to the kids on the others boats. We are out from the harbor quite early, the kids on the sail school dinghy said ‘Hey, Hallo, Ciao...’.We hoisted the main, watching the start of the catamarans division. After few minutes it our time:3,2,1 GO. It funny to see many different boats with different sail plan.S. Someone is sailing full main and jib showing a tech-dress, other are just taking the right decision. In one hour we were closed to some of the catamarans. The wind is 30-35 kn, the waves are. read more...