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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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From the lush island of Madeira, we sailed Blue Heeler 270nm over two nights, to drop anchor at the rugged landscape at Lanzarote, one of seven islands that make up the Canary Islands. With 20-25kn on a beam reach for … Continue reading

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