Monday - normal day at the office routine 11:08.34N 32:49.62W
Tue 18 Jan 2011 03:16
We planned our departure to maximise moon, and we now have wonderful slivery moonlight all night, which seems almost as bright as day as your eyes accustom to it - only problem is it means you can see the 3-4 metre waves which rush up to within 5 metres of Intrepid' stern, towering over us and threatening to swamp us, then as she lifts her stern, gently pass underneath as we then swoop and surf down the other side at 7-8 knots. Its exhilarating but sometimes its more calming not to see it in such detail.
We expect to pass half way (1100 nautical miles gone, 1100 to go) tomorrow evening, 7 days and 6 hours after setting out. Jonny is promising us a new pancake recipe that will have us droolling.
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