48:29N 5:38W - Day 10 - very good conditions

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Bjørn Larsen
Wed 8 Jul 2009 12:55
At last some very good conditions. We are cruising along France, heading for
Guernsay at the moment. The sun is bright. We shall be in Cherbourg tomorrow

Crossing the shipping lanes this morning - after a night of full moon - was
just a pleasure. Tankers and freighters gave way, just as they should. The
lookout is obviously much better here at the entrance to the English Channel
than it is out in the middle of the Atlantic.

COG/SOG/Motor: 65/ 6,0 0 h last 24 hours.
Wind last two hours: 15 - 19 kn 320 degrees
Squalls/max wind: 24 kn in squalls. None hit us the last two hours.
Pressure: 1015 mb.
Clouds: Blue skys.
Weather/wind/sea last 24h: Partly overcast some showers. Wind around 300,
most of the time 14 - 20kn.
Waveheight: From WNW, 1,0 - 1,5 m. Swell: None
GC distance to Cherbourgh: n/a. Rute-avstand: 177 nm
Sailed (logg)/ motorsailed/ motored last 24 hours: 167 nM. Distance to
Cherbourg shortened by 136