Norfolk Day 4 - The lull after the storm and the Mate is making nesting noises
Position 36:29.30N 075:05.57W
Date 2359 - 18 May 2011 (UTC -3)
Well, crossing the
The crossing took 12 hours and just as rapidly as the Stream conditions had appeared they disappeared; the seas dropped as did the wind and current and we found ourselves in sunshine pottering along at a gentle 5 knots. Life returned to normal, or what passes for normal on passage. The Mate having realised that survival had occurred celebrated by producing hot sausage and onion rolls.
We had become separated from
Following a good curry supper I settled down for a sleep. The Mate meanwhile adopted a feathered friend which took refuge in the cockpit after a number of exploratory fly bys.
Whilst the Skipper is not completely heartless in these matters having to move a bird to either turn the engine on or read the compass was deemed a little inconvenient and said feathered friend was persuaded to nest on a ledge above the companionway. It must be happy as it has its head firmly tucked under its wing and unlike some on board does not snore.