First day

Fri 14 Feb 2020 07:51
“32.14.29S 017.11.39E”
We aimed to leave at 08:00 on Thursday but, one thing and another meant we left at 09:00. The bridge lifted as requested and we were on our way. Seeing Table Mountain towering above the city is amazing.
Sailing out we plotted a course to take us close to Robben Island. We visited the island the previous day, on the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release, a very moving experience.
Within a couple of hours we saw whales and penguins, what a treat, this will be a good passage.
Unfortunately the wind hasn’t arrived, we have motored for most of the last 24 hours.
Fair winds
Alasdair, Gill, Chris and Livia