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Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 11 April, 2016

Motorsailing: the sailing ship equivalent of putting our foot down. We got underway again on Sunday afternoon and have been making good speed, pushing to get close to Nova Scotia before the next weather system brings strong headwinds, big seas and all sorts of unpleasantness. SHIP’S WORK: Re-splice starboard main t’gallant sheet aloft, reinstall fairleads […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 14 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Humid, warm, H 18c L 11c, barometer 1001. Watching the jib boom being sent out today was a fascinating process. Unlike when we hoisted the t’gallant masts and the royal and t’gallant yards, almost everything with sending out the jib boom happens at eye level and in […]

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Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 7 October, 2015

Noon Position: Docked in Lunenburg, NS, Canada Weather: Sunny, warm, cool breeze, H 27c L 10c, barometer 1009 What a gorgeous day today was. The sun was shining and air warm as we went about our daily tasks. The 8-12 lucked out having today off, but then so did we as a work day hardly […]