Day's Run

Days’ Run – 9 October, 2018

A lovely Tuesday on board, the sun is bright and the sky is painted blue with collections of cumulus clouds. In order to arrive at Vanuatu by tomorrow, the Captain ordered our main engine to be fired up at 0600.  Lots of work to be done today, the spots on the foremast that were rust […]

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

Day’s Run – 9 July, 2016

With conditions continuing to be fresh over night we got in T’gallants early in the morning. The day dawned warm and sunny and when the wind moderated enough we set all sail except the Studding Sails and went charging off on a close reach at 6kts. As we know sunny dry days will start becoming […]

Day's Run Transatlantic Voyage 2015

Day’s Run – 7 November, 2015

One week out of Lunenburg and PICTON CASTLE is about half way to the Azores. Time is doing its usual deep-sea warping, what with two watches to stand and two sleeps a day, nobody really seems to know what day of the week it is. Sailing along out here, time is measured by the sun […]