Northbound Day 3 - Wings Neck and a quiet night
Date 1905 Tuesday 17 July 2012
A sunny but dreary day as we had to motor sail due to light tail winds. Yes we could have sailed but in the conditions we would have been lucky to make 4 knots with cruising chutes, mizzen staysails, the lot. The poled out genoa helped and for a lot of the day minimum revs, i.e. enough to get the turbo charger to cut in, gave a steady 6.5 to 7 knots.
We did however make the objective which was to get into Wings Neck,
just before the