Rotterdam, June 4th. 2018
The final two days of our journey have been relatively quiet. With a favourable current running we left Guernsey over a quiet sea, only to have the current turn against us in the Alderney race. At one point we had 7 knots holding us back and we were moving across the ground at just one knot. Continue reading “Mission accomplished”
As I write it is Friday afternoon and we are at sea again.
Two hours ago we left Victoria harbour in St. Peters Port, Guernsey.
The ebb tide gives us a favourable current and with a Westerly wind we are making 11 knots with the engines running at 1000 rpm. Normally this would give us 7 or 8 knots. Continue reading “June 1st. 2018 Position 49.47.504 N. 001.47.503 W”
May 28th. 2018. As I warned you in my last episode our journey from Ponto Delgada on the Azores to Vigo in Spain was a miserable one. Continue reading “Vigo, Spain”
My last report ended with our decision to leave Horta a day earlier than first planned, because of bad weather and worse forecasts with more than enough wind.
Continue reading “Atlantic Ocean, Position 40.12.981 N 017.17.537”
May 18th. 2018
Yesterday morning we entered Horta harbour. Along the way we had seen a number of fast whale-watching RIBs, but were sorry not to spot a whale. Continue reading “Horta harbour Faial”