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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 22 January, 2016

PICTON CASTLE got underway from Dakar, Senegal at 1400 this afternoon, bound for Cape Verde a little under 500 nautical miles away. The big port anchor and two shots of heavy chain were surprisingly easy to hoist, and in less than half an hour we had all sails set to the royals and braced up […]

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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 19 January, 2016

Our crew got their first glimpse of Gorée Island as we arrived into Dakar – most will take the ferry across to visit this historic and poignant reminder of the Atlantic slave trade. This link will take you to more information on Gorée Island and its history.