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Date: 22 Dec 2010 14:09:29
Title: Photos From The Crossing

Pictures from the start.  It was truly amazing as 239 boats all sailed off.

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The first few days of the crossing with very little wind

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A distant view of the Cape Verde islands.  A 3000m peak in the middle of nowhere!!

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An Egret hitching a ride

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Baking bread en route

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Eating smoked salmon pasta from a dog bowl to prevent spillages when it got really rough!

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Servicing the winch

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Sir Humphrey (Humpy) the Hydrovane helming.  He steered us most of the way here.

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Twin poled out head sails, our downwind rig

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Toby landing our dorado and the tuna that got away!

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A flying fish – lots of these landed on the deck for free but we never fancied eating them

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Life at sea

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