Bermuda Day 2 - A cracking good day's sail
Position 22:33.27N 64:30.28W
Date 2359 – 30 April 2011
If you must go down to the sea again this was a good day to do it. Following on from Day 1 and our first six hours up to last midnight we have had 24 hours of fast close reaching with the wind absolutely constant in direction only dropping slightly from 20 to15 knots. This has given us 195nm through the water (200nm over the ground, i.e. 5kts favourable current) for the first 24 hours and 195.7nm (198nm OG) for the midnight to midnight run. Not quite a personal best for Caduceus but very close.
Overnight we pulled slightly ahead of
During the day we caught up with Rainmaker,
For now we will enjoy the progress with a clear sky, good wind and slight sea. Night watches in these conditions are as good as it gets as the boat makes easy progress and the bow wave hisses down the side of the hull showering phosphorescence in the foam.
Foodies note – French bread pizza for lunch courtesy of the