Bayona to Pavoa de Varzim 3

Sat 18 Oct 2008 16:05

Position 41:36.475N 008:51.813W

Saturday October 18th


Wind N Force 2

Sea State Calm

Visibility Good

Heading 168 T°

Under: Main Motor

Speed 7.8 Kts



In Portuguese waters


Hit very dense fishing grounds. Floats with 1m poles some with flags and some with just branches difficult to spot into the sun. Went over one, no damage to either of us.


In all this dodging we have torn our cruising chute first time out of the bag. Think it tore on the RADAR. Got it down quickly and now motoring.


Ruaidhri Prendergast