Its always satisfying to have a good load of chilli con carne (or something similar) already prepared, when you set off overnight. The lack of sleep is well compensated by the massive progress made south. We are in whale territory again, the Right whale favours this stretch of water on its journey south. Right whales are an endangered species, they move slowly and stay close to the surface, making them very vulnerable. We see blows but no more, warnings are issued every hour by the coast guard to stay well clear and report any sightings of injured whales.
As day light emerges we head in towards St Mary's .. . ..