Mon 6 May 2013 16:13
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Currently sitting out a squall in Hulumale. Planning to leave 7th May to make our way south towards Gan, with a few stops on the way. Will be leaving with Divanty, waving goodbye to Brian and Deb aboard Chinook, who will be heading east.
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Mon 10 Jun 04:10
Photo By Fiona - Roam II
Lines Tied at RLYC
Sun 9 Jun 11:46
The Eagle has Landed
Sat 8 Jun 11:26
Flat & no wind until a moment ago when some unpredicted wnw just kicked in! Motorsailing @ 6kn
Fri 7 Jun 13:28
Finally made 2nd waypoint & into Malacca Strait. Was slow with no wind but now wsw building. On home straight!
Thu 6 Jun 20:11
BUT...we have just spotted land! a silhouetted mountain on horizon 35 miles away!
Hellishly slow motorsail against current & no wind. Engine at 2200rpm yet av 3kn. painful.
Wed 5 Jun 11:33
After a week of 1000 miles of incredible sailing, the winds have died- engine on. Yawn!
Good run last night. Just lost mainsail outhaul car- watched ball-bearings drop into sea! Winds dying
Tue 4 Jun 15:44
Headsail furler mech jammed- no use. Heavy rain squalls all day but good prog with SW20, now dying
In 5m waves & oncoming squall we rescued & set free 2 turtles caught in net!
See prev msg for last night. 2day v frustrating big rolly seas wsw-25kn winds
We have had gale force squalls, big seas, surfing waves 14kn! madness.
Sun 2 Jun 12:35
Super day- broad reach. SW20. Evening bringing squalls
Sat 1 Jun 11:30
...winds have slowed today, gentle broad reach in sw breeze
Running in near gale squalls last night. Liz helming saw us right...
Fri 31 May 11:11
We did just see hundreds of tuna jumping out of water, rounding up fish. Amazing!
Lost aux rudder. Just fell off. Hand steering next 1200 miles!
Thu 30 May 11:21
Cracking days sail.
ENGINE HOURS 3, FASTEST SOG 13KN, WATER MADE 90LT. AVG 130NM PER DAY.
Wed 29 May 16:05
ALL GOOD HERE. SEA STATE EXCELLENT. 6+KN HITTING 7S. FEW FISHING BOATS. CLR SKIES
SSW12 ON BEAM. HAVE SOLVED HEADSAIL PROBLEM.
Tue 28 May 11:20
GOOSEWING SW10 4.5KN
LIZ JUST CAUGHT A BROWN BOOBIE ON LINE. HE'S RECOVERING ON SOLAR PANEL..NO! HE FELL IN BUT OK
Mon 27 May 11:53
WIND SW 7 KNOTS. MARGE STEERING. SUN OUT. GREAT 2B OUT HERE.
Sun 26 May 12:20
Three Days to Check Out & Counting
Sat 25 May 12:18
Departure Delayed By A Day
Fri 24 May 07:25
Mon 6 May 16:13