Photos of Our Crossing The
Leaving Mindelo 13:00 on the 9th of
My first catch of the passage and
served as sweet and sour with rice, Skipper tucking into his roast chicken.
Second tuna served with tomato, potato salad, sweet corn, bread and
One of my 02:00 shifts was in the
brightest moonlight I have ever had, enough to read
by. Each morning on chafe patrol Skipper found the 'suicidal flying fish' many of them tiny
as seen against my wedding ring.
skipper series" many of you have come to love.
I even got
caught this passage, but, as I bury myself, I am not such good subject
up the water tank and getting soaked, a lovely one of the colour of the
sea - a bit lumpy but still beautiful. A nice one I took of Bear.
Some random sky
shots. In the fourth you can actually see that it's raining, which
brought a lovely rainbow in the 5th.
The commonest view we had sailing was
with just the Genoa (front one) up. My bruised, right bottom cheek. Time to
hoist the flag of Barbados (YIPPEE) and the Q flag, just until we pass
The "nearly there" tired grins.
All in all a great experience
- not to be missed.