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Digiboat's "Product Testing"
Simon Blundell
Tue 5 Nov 2013 13:12
34:50.19S 007:58.61E

1312z 05/11

After dropping the kite at sunset, pulling all the white stuff up and gybing to prepare for the expected WSW winds, the watch crew put on every piece of clothing they had and bunkered down in the aft cockpit for the cold, wet night. At sunrise the rain cleared and we had a mostly sunny day, but still very cold, with favourable winds for the bulk of the day and making good progress on course. Last night the wind strengthened from the WNW and we have charged E at up to 12kn for the last 14 hours.

Early storms and squalls this morning, but clearer now and wind still 20 kn from the W. Seas remarkable smooth.

ETA Cape Town is night of the 7th, so may need to slow down as we close the coast to arrive during daylight hours on the 8th.