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

Day’s Run – 3 July, 2016

We were expecting more wind and we got it, overnight the wind began to build and we began to shorten sail. By morning the ship was down to Topsails and Course sailing on the wind in a Force 6 breeze. In the late afternoon the wind moderated just enough to re-set the Main T’gallant but […]

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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 […]