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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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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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It’s time to go. Already October and the change in weather from summer to autumn is noticeable. Daylight hours are getting shorter, although the sun is still warm and glorious – warm enough to enjoy but not too hot to … Continue reading

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Portimão is a city in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. A busy fishing port with a long history of ship-building, and like most places nowadays, tourism is the modern mainstay of the economy. White beaches along the southern coast … Continue reading

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