Progressing slowly - Day 14
James (Skipper) & Claire (best crew in the world)
Sat 4 Jan 2014 12:59
Variable and somewhat lighter winds slowed our progress a bit, plus having to sort out the “detached hose” problem, the fridge and Claire has been off-colour. However, the following morning the colour has retuned to her cheeks and she is on the mend. Thus last night was a long night but thankfully Ocean Rainbow sailed brilliantly and gave us no issues. The wind returned and we were bowling along at 6-7 knots. The Atlantic is ever changing and the seas remain a looming presence every time one looks backwards, we love the way these massive waves simply roll under Ocean Rainbow and head off into the distance. We are surrounded by rainbows created by the squalls that pass by every so often; the rain last 5-10 mins then within another 10 mins the cockpit is dry and we watch the black clouds again disappearing into the distance. Challenging sailing!