Tuesday, 16th June 2009, 70 miles from
We were awoken to Pea Soup Fog and zero visibility. Surely, the pirates
would strike now - but would they be able to find us?
John operated the Fog Horn. Why was he trying to attract
their attention? Maybe he wanted someone to practice his languages on
- in Bayona, Alfredo called him the 'Brazilian', we think on account of his
ability to speak Spanish. Or did he want to trade Steve for some
chick peas and lentils for tonights meal?
We maintained a double watch until the fog cleared around 11:30am, but no
pirates were seen..
The sun was so hot today! You could not walk on the deck. There was no
With a view to raising spirits, Malc spotted a small Island, Isle de la
Galite, on the chart and with the promise of ice cream (Walls Galite?) or
even girls welcoming us dancing in grass skirts, we altered
Last night, on account of our proximity to Africa, Brian produced a dish
called Bobotie which he claimed originated in Africa, and tonight John once
again prepared his famous curry.
Brian, Steve, John and Malc
The Crew, SY Wishanger II