Category: Atlantic

Jobs, Provisioning and the occasional day off

Well, where to start with this entry? It doesn’t really lend itself to a chronological approach so I will begin by telling you why we are still here in La Gomera. I am afraid I have to report that the antibiotics given to me during the two weeks at home did not have the desired …

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La Gomera via Gran Canaria and Tenerife

For our trip from Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria [some 50 miles] we decided on an early start because on 17th Sept, the day before we left, we had had slightly more breeze than normal, which didn’t subside that much overnight. It hadn’t risen either and the grib hadn’t suggested anything untoward, so we weren’t too …

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Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

On the morning of 5th Sept we awoke with anticipation, looking forward to taking a stroll rather longer than just around the cockpit having, as you will remember, just spent five days and nights at sea – but it was not to be. There were already 2ft waves and winds of 20k upwards and, looking …

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