May 25th Position 32:56.15N 64:51.76W

Tue 26 May 2009 16:53
Day 8 - first day of leg II  - Bermuda to Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Crew and woke at 6am to make ready and set sail.
Clearance was given by the harbour master, the anchor was lifted and Matchmaker headed out through the calm waters to the Town Cut and back into the gentle swell of the Atlantic Ocean for the second leg of her voyage up to Newport, Rhode Island, America.
By 12 noon  we were 35 miles north of Bermuda.

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