Day 6 - Passage to the Canaries - La Graciosa to Las Palma s, Gran Canaria
Position 28:07.72N 015:25.51W
Date 0830 UTC Monday 1 November 2010
Following our break after Day 5 we re-started our passage onto Gran Canaria at 1600UTC Sunday. We had a few hours of daylight on a fast reach and then having rounded the south end of Lanzarotte it was a rollicking fast broad reach with a large quartering swell and pitch black – speeds of 8-10 knots may not seem fast on a bicycle but they certainly do in a boat with a largish following sea and no real visibility.
Elizabeth had most wisely prepared a smoked salmon pasta dish that only required to be reheated which was just as well as keeping tabs on things in the galley in a good rolling seaway could best be described as one of life’s little challenges.
We made excellent progress, rather better than planned, and came up to
We are now in a berth in the
We are now here until the ARC starts on Sunday 21 November. Lots to do and lots to enjoy.