Monthly Archives: June 2015

I Was Robbed!

I won’t go into depth about today other than to say it was a continuation of yesterday and I can’t think of any more ways to explain how tough it’s been. Briefly, I got up and to the oars and...
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4 Weeks At Sea

Firstly apologies.  Friday’s blog ran into technical trouble and with the media team all out on a paid job it took until this morning to work out it had gone astray and all day to send it.  I suspect it...
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They Say It Never Rains In Sunny California (Missed Blog for Friday 26th)

**Note – John had technical issues sending us his Friday’s Blog. We apologies for the delay in posting this, however after several attempts at sending, we finally received Sunday night. First, I want to say I seem to have done...
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I’m Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Well, things were calming down and I had a tiny drift in the night. I was out on deck at 1am fiddling with the steering, trying to encourage a little faster but no luck. Not a breath of wind nearly...
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It’s Been a Hard Days Night

Or a hard day following a night of no sleep. The wind was picking up yesterday evening and got stronger as the night went on. This got behind the swell and the swell beat the hell out of the boat. ...
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Afternoon Delight

Went to bed last night with a new plan. If the weather wasn’t going to change (and it doesn’t look like it will for a few days), the only thing that could increase my mileage was more effort. So the...
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More Power Mr. Scott

Today was a mirror image of the previous two days really, so not a lot to tell. The swell does seem to be pushing harder west but I’m still heading south west. It turns out that I was rowing into...
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Never Stop Grinding

I have said it hundreds of times and it will never change, the big mileage days are the easy ones. The ones that really count are the tough days, they are the days that really make the crossing as quick...
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The Sky Goes On Forever

Thought I would start with something positive as it’s been a tough day. It’s been a cloudy day (Good as it keeps the heat down) but light fluffy clouds that look like giant upside down stepping stones, little parches of...
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Hurrah, At Last!

Was going to write an Alastair Cooke blog but I’m a bit pushed for time and very tired so I will leave that as a tease and do a short report about today. The wind calmed over night and I...
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