Category Archives: 2021

Ahoy mateys! After eighteen nights offshore, it took me a few days to get back into a ‘normal’ sleep pattern. I kept nodding off at sunset and laying wide awake during the night. Now that sleep is back to normal, … Continue reading

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Well, if you’ve been following our GPS tracking through PredictWind, you’ll know that we arrived safe and sound in Martinique on the 1st December. Eighteen nights at sea, to arrive on day nineteen, took longer than if we had have … Continue reading

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Ahoy landlubbers! Two weeks into our passage, we have over 700nm remaining. Here’s a brief summary of the trip so far: Direct route – Cape Verde to Caribbean – 2080nm Actual route – 2310nm Distance sailed – 1587nm Remaining miles … Continue reading

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Ahoy! If you’ve been following our GPS Tracking, you’ve probably read my daily updates, so I won’t repeat much of what I’ve already written. However, after one week of sailing, now entering our seventh night offshore, here’s a brief summary … Continue reading

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The Cape Verde archipelago of ten islands is over 800nm south of the Canary Islands and 350nm from the west coast of Africa. It’s not too much of a detour from the trade winds to the Caribbean. Mindelo is our … Continue reading

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