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Date: 12 May 2019 12:37:26
Title: nice morning closer to Azores

34.24 N 40.39 W
 
Gertha has displayed great skills, over a day of 30-35 knot up her bum, she enyojed every minuit , at one point she was so excited she parked undrer the biggest breaking wave in the nort5h atlantic and part filled the cockpit so we could all have a swim, I personaly got a full force shower and the chance to fly whilst holding the wheel.
 
Wind now is about 12 knots sw
 
Duogen has rewarded us , after half a day of repair , we have found she works fine in wind and has matched consumption in strong winds. With the new drive in Horta she should be back in water mode, our repair has created a balance problem n shaft , all we need is a quick fit tyre place mid atlantic and could solve problem.
 
Saw a bird , no idea what it was or is it long passage halucinations setting in.
 
John the mad american continues to tern grean ( that could be a new bird name); probability he will migrate in Azores for new horizons.
Paul remains the mature staying power in the rough weather, he now has the helm and a contented look on his face.
Jan is a firm believer in simple cooking, or so he tells us.
 
Iphone and ipad  both stopped charging the damp effects the terminals, I am now having to read a book and may have to use a chart later in the week.

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