Tag Archives: Atlantic

Passage to Bermuda Days 3 & 4

Day 3: Saturday 16 May 2015 DTG: 632nm ETA: 21-22 May 2015 After motor sailing the previous night we were rewarded with a pleasant day’s sail, managing to stay close to the rhumb line close hauled with full sails. Winds … Continue reading

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Passage to Bermuda – Days 1 & 2

Day one Thursday 14 May 2015 DTG: 870nm ETA: Thursday 21 May 2015 A forecast of light easterly breezes is ideal for a pleasant sail north to Bermuda. Although in a couple of days it will change to northeast and … Continue reading

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Ahoy Dear Reader Well, we made it to Martinique in the Caribbean! The last two days of our voyage were sailing perfect! Broad reach, 17-20kn from the east, blue skies, and not too hot. I couldn’t believe how excited I … Continue reading

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Ahoy Dear Reader Position: 07*05N 053*35W, 640nm from Martinique This is a seriously long trip. Our 24th day at sea with an expected five more days of this self imposed captivity. We figure (and hope) this will be our longest … Continue reading

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Ahoy Dear Reader Position: 01deg23’N 045deg14’W, 1200nm from Martinique On our 19th day we crossed the equator into the North Atlantic and from a southern autumn into the northern spring (at the crossing we gave an offering – the obligatory … Continue reading

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