Monthly Archives: July 2015

Day 50, Are We Nearly There Yet?

Well I’m ashamed to say I will be posting a 30 something today. It’s been a nightmare. I knew we were heading for trouble yesterday when in the afternoon, I stated to leak some ground west. It was only a...
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Too Hot To Handle

Been a toughie today. Decided to start early again as the forecast was for light wind, this could quite easily mean none. Came out to a boat full of flying fish and my Dorado guard of honour. Threw the fish...
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El Dorado

What a strange day. As I said yesterday, light winds were forecasted. I got myself up half an hour early to a real treat but more of that later. I set off and it was slow going. I ended up...
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Where Is Michael Fish When You Need Him

Tough, tough day today, hardly any wind and the sun full on all day.  Ground out a really hard 40, not sure how I kept on the seat for some of it.  I was just hanging on (think about what...
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The Bus Racers Club

Been a strange and partially successful day. Up this morning, not a bad overnight, just 4 miles off course (half of yesterday’s). At the oars early with no big birds to deal with. Set off, the wind had move to...
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Big Bird

Another day down the mine, don’t need to break this down as its been the same from start to finish. I said last night it was calming down, I finished my blog, checked we were drifting ok and got my...
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Riding Giants

A good friend sent me a massage the other day and mentioned he liked when my blogs were positive. Well until 1pm today I was thinking how do I make anything positive out of this? I need to do this...
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Fish or Fool

Well today was a real mixed bag. Didn’t sleep well last night, the boat was making weird movements and it was hot and humid despite a good wind. The cabin gets hot in the day, so hot you can’t really...
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6 Weeks Adrift

Well, hopefully not adrift, there has been a little directional control. I won’t bore you with a session by session run down of today as they were all the same and the same as yesterday afternoon. I had the wind...
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They Say Patience Is Always Rewarded

Hard as it may be to believe for those of you who know me, I’ve never been that patient.  Maybe that’s why I liked running, you get places faster. I remember working in Germany where work provided a bus home. ...
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