Saturday evening

Scot Free III
Frank & Anne
Sat 5 Nov 2016 19:55
27:34.6N 16:42.9W

Well, the weather forecasts have let us down, it's a flat calm, when we should have a 10 knot breeze behind us. We are using the engine again and we have less than 150 litres of diesel left. That gives us just enough for about 50 hours under engine and we still have 48 hours to go. If there is no wind, that's too tight for comfort. So, we will pop into Puerto Morgan, Gran Canaria, for fuel. Not much of a detour, just a bit galling after saying, previously, that we had hardly used any fuel this year.
Just been watching a spectacular lightning storm ahead, slightly worrying since we are a metal boat and the tallest structure for 50 miles. But it is a long way away, I think! ..... 1, 2, 3, 4,...