Captain’s Log 23 Dec 2015

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Distance to St Helena Island 1200nm. 1st Waypoint: 21 25 07.179S; 009 11 07.234E Heading 302˚M Distance to run 305nm Weather forecast via Grib files and PredictWind: no issues. Farewell Walvis, Farewell Namibia, Farewell Africa! Departed Walvis Bay 0930, motored in calms across bay. Swapped gaff’s, main for Fore, fore for Main, per Rory’s suggestion after checking length measurements. Tuya …

Exactly 12 months ago tonight …

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It seems so long ago now. We had no idea of the adventure that lay ahead of us as we took one last selfie in Walvis Bay, Namibia. The following morning we would cast off the mooring where we had sat for 10 days, completing the final preparations for the voyage across the Atlantic. The installation of the watermaker was …