Position 20:44.347N 39:13.169W
Tuesday 24th November 2009
The wind shifted a bit in the night and I had to call all
hands on deck at 5.00am to get the twistle rig down as it was slamming around.
Tea and biscuits followed with lots of ribbing about how I
just wanted a bit of company on my watch.
I have made bread and scones this morning, great bread but
the scones haven’t risen, we will have to eat them anyway as I am running
out of ingredients !
They are sure to taste the same once they are smothered in
jam and cream.
A short break whilst we re set the twistle rig, all the boys
are on deck again and I am in control of course, sheets and furling plus a few
action shots with the camera !
They are getting quite expert at putting up the poles and
adjusting the twistle.
We realise that food is quite an obsession on board,
yesterday we had a cockpit party at lunchtime to celebrate crossing the halfway
Garlic bread, Sweet potato wedges with sweet chilli dip,
toasts with cream cheese and parma
ham, Spanish ‘tortilla’ omelette, pate toasts with onion and
cucumber and cheese with apple wedges, all washed down with a nice Petit
After spiced rum sundowners Adam then cooked a fantastic thai
green curry for dinner.