Crean - Day 1-3
Day 1 11 Nov 2018Despite having almost a year to prepare, the last week has been hectic. Purchasing all the groceries, meats, fruit and vegetables, we also had to consider critical spares not just for the Atlantic but for the Pacific Crossing early next year. The Skipper in a flight of fancy also splashed out on an additional downwind sail. This time a very large, very second-hand symmetrical spinnaker. The crew for the passage to the Caribbean is Brendan (Skipper), Ciara, Rena, Seanie & Shauna and everyone mucked in to get us ready on time. Ciara even managed to cook a meal in the middle of all the chaos on Saturday in preparation for our first night at sea. We only had two minor hi-cups. Our meat was delivered vacuumed but not frozen and the B&G Technical Support Engineer, Ivan. read more...