Category: Atlantic

Fun and friends in Panama

I am hoping that this is the final post from Shelter Bay! We are going to Panama City tomorrow to meet James and John [Byrne] and his friend John who are going to be three of our line-handlers for our canal transit on 27/28 Jan. We are, in fact, going to have a boat full …

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Conclusion of the “Half Hour Job”!!!!!

It feels a bit scary putting into words that the engine is now, finally, fixed but I promised you a blog when it was done and, at the end of the day, as this is a boat all I can really say is that the engine is fixed – for now! But she is looking …

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Across the Pond

It is possible to describe our journey across the Atlantic as “We left Mindelo, Sao Vicente on 1st December, sailed 1,986 miles [according to the log], took 357 hours and arrived in Bridgetown, Barbados on 16th December”. There would be nothing wrong in that except that it would in no way capture all the highs …

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