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Back-To-Back Transatlantics Voyage 2016 Day's Run La Grande Traversee

Day’s Run – 21 June, 2016

Though we did find the North Easterlies, they are not steady yet. Last night the breeze died away almost completely. As there is still some swell running we had to take in the Fore & Aft sails and haul up the Courses in order to keep them from slatting against the rig. We are also […]

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Back-To-Back Transatlantics Voyage 2016 Day's Run La Grande Traversee

Day’s Run – 19 June, 2016

A beautiful Sunday at sea … that is until the Flying Jib developed a large tear. We quickly got the sail down before more damage could be done and got it unbent and back to deck. The poor old sail has given many miles to the ship and we have a new one on the […]

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Day's Run Westward Bound

Day’s Run – December 24

BOUND FROM: Reunion Island, France, Indian Ocean TOWARDS: Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean TIME ZONE: GMT +3 (we retarded the clocks an hour last night, we’re now the same zone as Nairobi and Kuwait) NOON POSITION: 29°14.9’S/037°32.3’E DAYS RUN: 94nm PASSAGE DISTANCE RUN: 1,126nm DISTANCE REMAINING: 1,129nm WIND: Wind Force 3, NNE WEATHER: fair, […]

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Meet the Crew Miscellaneous Uncategorized World Voyage 5

Taking the 8-12 Watch

By Chief Mate Michael Moreland After a late wakeup call, a quick glance out to weather from my porthole reveals our near perfect sailing breeze is still with us. She trots along the long Pacific swells with the clean, fresh wind on her port quarter. All sails set and drawing nicely, a pull on a […]