Another night, another day of sea views. We continue on our way to La
Coruna in NW Spain. Last night we were passed by tankers and freighters
travelling between the Med and New York, which kept us alert whilst on
We have had quite number of dolphins swim across to us to have a look
and play, but they soon leave since we are travelling too slowly for them to
have fun. The winds have been light, and so the crossing is going gently. Today
we had to resort to the engine for a while, but the winds are forecast to more
consistent from tomorrow.
Temperatures are slightly lower than the Caribbean – we are resorting to
mid layer and full oilskins for the night watches, when it becomes cooler and
the dew settles.
With David on board we suddenly have a complete new repertoire of music and
films to entertain us. Watching a film on his iPad has brought a complete change
to what one does on a night watch.
This morning Avril proved that it was completely possible to rig, launch
and fly the gennaker single handed – most