Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
Another lovely trade wind sailing day. The wind shifted east this morning and we squared away and hauled up the Studding sails.
The ships work keeps on and many coats of paint are being applied with the good weather. Foot ropes and crane lines are being sent down from the rig for maintenance and temporary ones being rigged in there place.
And a delicious fish dinner from Donald rounds out another good day at sea.
SHIP’S WORK: Paint out MONOMOY and Semi-Dory; spot painting main deck stand pipes and engineers ladder; grease Topmasts; rig up temporary foot rope on main yard; send down main yard foot ropes for service; continue quarterdeck dutchman and caulking; sailmakers continue repairs to Lower Topsail ‘G’ and tabling on Upper Topsail ‘DK-16’
FROM: La Rochelle, France
TOWARDS: Quebec, Canada
TIME ZONE: ZD +1
NOON POSITION: 32°54’N / 040°46’W
DAYS RUN: 103nm
PASSAGE LOG: 2663nm
DISTANCE REMAINING: 2079nm
COURSE AND SPEED: NW, 4.3kts
WIND: ENE, Force 4
WEATHER: Sun and cumulus clouds, air temp: 25°C, water temp: 23°C
SWELL HEIGHT & DIRECTION: ENE’rly, 2 – 4ft
SAILS SET: All Sail, except Outer Jib and Fore Topmast Staysail