Delivery to Las Palmas!
Sailing Blown Away
Sat 21 Nov 2020 09:20
The first week day sailing along the French coast with some lovely weather stopping at Granville St Quay Roscoff L’Aberwach and Breast.
Our next passage was our longest to date a seven day 1008 miles down to Gibraltar, as one of our crew had to return to U.K. and if we stopped in portugal or Spain this would involve quarantine due to current covid situation.
All sorts of weather during the passage from dodging thunderstorms in the Bay of Biscay , 30 knot winds of a coruna fog and no wind off Lisbon, hundreds of dolphin and beautiful sunrises and sunsets . Transiting the straights of Gibraltar in the dark with strong winds and currents off Tarifa huge amounts of shipping and fantastic sight of the Atlas Mountains and the rock of Gibraltar as the sun rose!
The next week spent resting sightseeing re provisioning and waiting for another crew member to fly out and join us before starting our next passage down to Las Palmas.
Another 700 miles and 5 days experiencing the acceleration zones around the canaries, and with