24:01.93N 025:59.83W at 20:35 UTC 30th November 2007
Far from living on ships biscuits and weevils someone must have popped out
to the butchers today because tonight we were mostly eating steak and
roasted vegetables and very nice it was to. We ate al fresco, surprisingly,
with Ian giving his best David Bailey performance yet so stand by for the
Life has settled down into a routine now with all normal life going on
except we are surrounded by water at every turn. The take away we ordered
yesterday still hasn't arrived yet though. It's surprising how interesting
one wave after another can be. If we spot the lights of a passing boat we
all get very animated. That said, it doesn't happen that offen.
We have several parties planned en route (ok, I have planned several
parties) and the first will be the half way mark, 40 degrees W. Haven't
quite sorted my frock yet though as I calculate that it's still about 850 nm
away. The scale of this ocean is impressive. I love it.
I'm sure that when we arrive in St Lucia we will have difficulty walking as
we have all adjusted to walking around the boat like something out of Monty
It's so easy to settled down into a good book and forget that actually this
is a race. Luckily Liz is on the case and I can hear her on deck now
mounting our campaign. All in all life here on the move is good and we are a
content band of four.