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Date: 13 May 2016 12:32:54
Title: Azores over half-way

39:31:9N 035:21:2W
 
Friday 13th May 2016
 
Blow by Blow
It has just kept blowing since yesterday, 30 - 40+ knots. We have had the main sail down, now back up with three reefs. No chance of a sail change for us in this bouncy, swaying weather. I am in awe of Vandee Globe single handed racers who change sails at the drop of a hat. A small tear in the genoa has now been repaired with sticky sail cloth - thank you Annabel, the repair kit is so useful! To avoid putting too much strain on the tear, we are now using the genoa with either no reefs or three reefs.
 
As Tigger said, “Bouncy, Bounce, Bounce, Bounce, Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun.” (or something similar)
I sit here pinning the laptop down to the chart table, it is a short blog today.
 
Miles travelled in the last 24 hours: 139 miles
Miles to Faial, Azores: 389 miles

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