Safety stowed in Santa Maria

andromeda of plymouth
Susan and Andrew Wilson
Mon 6 Sep 2010 18:17
Well we did it, we escaped from Ponta Delgarda this morning at 5.30 making
our way out of the harbour in the dark dodging all the big container ships
heading for the port (it is Monday morning). We had a lovely breeze to
start with and managed to sail for 3 hours before the genoa started
flogging and we went back to motoring. All the new bits and pieces worked
well and we had a leisurely trip to Santa Maria to be greeted
enthusiastically by Cheila from the marina office. Andromeda has now been
washed down and tidied up, Andrew has had a shower and Susan is off for
one now then it will be time to try out the newly furbished Club Naval for
dinner. We should then have time to enjoy a balmy evening watching a
different world go by.

We are watching the weather and will decide when to carry on our way back
to Porto Santo and Madeira - sometime in the next couple of days.

More in due course

Susan and Andrew
s/v Andromeda