Web Diary 8 - Blue Fox
Its Monday 5th December. In keeping with our routine we had bacon and egg on toasted baguette for brunch, today. They were the best – bacon rolls and coffee, reminiscent of Grizzly Bears until the Health Authorities closed it down. Its amazing how important routine and small pleasures become under these circumstances.
All watches through the night passed uneventfully. It was a very clear sky with the new moon only lasting a couple of hours at the beginning of the night. This allowed the stars to reign supreme with Orion and the plough acting as key locator points. It looked like it was snowing in heaven, so many were the stars. Additionally, we had the now routine pleasure of watching shooting stars streaking across the sky. Other than that we were alone. There was not another craft of any sort within visual range, just us and a very large ocean. In fact we have not seen another craft since Friday last nor have we managed to raise anyone on the VHF. For sure, the SSB sqawks with traffic, but then its range is significantly further.
Today is another bright sunny day with a favourable
ENE wind pushing us along at a cracking pace towards
On that note its time to go make the daily water, which is very different to taking the pi**. More on that later.
PS Photo attached of a more successful fishing day!