Day Two: Cape Verde
Passage. 25th November 2005
The boat is going
brilliantly, flying along at over six knots in reasonable seas, in good
wind. We are making good progress, having sailed around one hundred and
thirty miles in the last 24 hours. The night went smoothly , apart
from a bit of a two hour rolly period when the wind dropped before dawn.
It came whistling back through, an hour after sun rise.
Mimi is still getting sick,
which is a real shame, but Otti is ok. Chris, Steve and I are
managing alright, despite having been in harbour for so long. We saw about fifty dophins
whizzing along infront of the boat this morning. Lots of boats
around us have reported seeing whales, which I have never seen, so we are
keeping a look out..
We will start trying to
catch some fish once all the precooked dinners from land are eaten and we are
hungry for tuna!
We have a satellite phone
on board, which we will leave on between 13.00 GMT and 14.00 GMT everyday,
during the trip over the next week. It will cost £1.50 a minute to ring,
if you fancy a quick 'Hello' to anyone on board.
1) Ring 09114484488, and at
the prompt after calling this, key in the satellite phone number you wish to
reach, ours is: 0088-16315-73917
It will appear on your
phone bill under '09114484488'
Here's hoping our winds and
seas stay as sweet, over and out from