0900 - Off Ushant TSS

Martin and Elizabeth Bevan
Wed 23 Jul 2008 08:26
3 miles to go to clear the SW corner of the outer Ushant TSS. On our rumb
line course this would see us with 142 miles done in 23 hours and 340 miles
to go to La Coruna.

The last 23 hours have been a mixed bag of variable, mainly SW, light winds
requiring assistance from diesel in order to make progress. Martin was able
to play the bagpipes standing on the deck, which is not necessarily a good
thing for all sorts of reasons.

The wind eventually started to fill in the east at about 0130 and we are
currently reaching at 8 - 9 knots in 15 knots of wind, in the correct