Category Archives: Bermuda

Passage to USA – Arrival

The sky remained overcast for the remainder of the passage. Seas were boisterous as the ocean depth decreased from 1000m to around 70m. Waves broke easily around us and Blue Heeler broached now and again, but all was fine in … Continue reading

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Passage to USA – Day 5

Day 5: Wednesday 3rd June 2015 DTG: 190nm All day Blue Heeler was sailing close reached and carving through the beamy seas in 20+knot winds. It’s not entirely comfortable but with a positive current we’re making steady progress. The cloud is … Continue reading

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Passage to USA – days 3 & 4

Day 3: Monday 1st June 2015 DTG: 420nm ETA: Friday 5th June As ever, the northerly current we were expecting did not materialise. Our tracking shows we should have been smack-bang in a northerly flow of around 2knots, but in … Continue reading

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Passage to USA – days 1 & 2

Day 1: 4.00pm, Saturday 30th May 2015 Distance: 670nm, around 5.5 days ETA: Friday 5th June (would love a sunrise entry!) Nine days in Bermuda is a dream holiday for most people. For sailors, this length of time, although relaxing, … Continue reading

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Biding time in Bermuda

Final destinations are foremost in our mind when we set sail. Usually though we find ourselves in a country not considered anything more than a stopover for provisions and a rest. For the most part these brief and welcome interruptions … Continue reading

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