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Voyage to SA – part 7

**Satphone update** DAY 13: MONDAY 10th November 2014 While my big sister celebrates yet another 21st birthday on the west coast of Australia (happy birthday Di!), we’re on anchor at Inhaca Island near Maputo, Mozambique. Our anemometer indicated up to … Continue reading

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Voyage to SA – part 6

**Satphone update** DAY 11: SATURDAY 8th November 2014 Day 11 was a successful sailing day. Not only did we manage to catch a few decent winks hove-to the night before, a ESE breeze of around 15/20knots allowed us to sail … Continue reading

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Voyage to SA – part 5

**Satphone update** DAY 9: THURSDAY 6th November 2014 Sailing into 20/25 knots making headway of around 4-5 knots with storm jib and trysail firmly in place, Blue Heeler lurched and bashed its way west through the pounding seas. We can’t … Continue reading

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Voyage to SA – part 4

SATPHONE CODE **Satphone update** DAY 7: TUESDAY 4th November 2014   Nothing much happened today, besides sailing that is. We unfurled the reefs at dawn and sailed with full canvas all day. Wayne kept the boat sailing along while I … Continue reading

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Voyage to SA – part 3

**Satphone update** DAY 5: SUNDAY 2nd November 2014 Slop. Yaw. Flap. Slop. Yaw. Flap. Still have a 2knot current against us and we’re averaging about 3knots. To put that into perspective, that’s about 6kms per hour – walking speed. My … Continue reading

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