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Date: 25 Jun 2015 00:52:10
Title: Fiji to Australia

17:53:8S 172:50:1E
 
Thursday 25th June 2015
 
Simon Melizan: Crew Pen Portrait
 
Fav. Book: Game of Thrones series by George RR Martin
 
Person Simon would most like to spend one hour with: Thomas Heatherwick, renowned British designer
 
What annoys you? Little annoys me, but poor communication is one of the few.
 
Fav. food: Doubles, Trinidadian Street food, flat bread with spicy chick pea curry. Also Annie’s fruit cake.
 
Current occupation: Student at Nottingham Trent, studying Interior Design Architecture
 
What pleases you? Sunshine.
 
In the Wandering Dream film, who would best play you? Jake Gllynenhall
 
 
Surging forward
The wind continues to blow 20 – 25 knots from the SE...this is the trade wind which has now settled in again. We have 2 metre swells catching us on the port quarter and slewing us to windward every now and again. Generally, our speed is keeping us stable with a cork screw motion.
 
Watches
We are doing four hours on eight off. This gives us the same two slots each day, with three of us this routine which has been easier to adjust to. Knot Bill would have loved this, he suggested we always have the same watches, certainly your routine is better and you gradually adjust to the strange hours and same duties.
 
Distance travelled in the last 24hrs: 142 miles

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