Monthly Archives: July 2015

Milky Way

Out early this morning (more of that shortly), rowing by 5am California time, probably 3am here. The sky was partially cloudy but there was an incredible star scape, stunningly bright constellation and you could see swathes of the Milky Way,...
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The Daily Report

I’ve decided I was wrong yesterday, so the Daily Moan is no more, I will explain more after today’s “Daily Report”. Wind was big last night, hard from the SE and swell was big too. I got hit a couple...
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The Daily Moan

I think I need to re title the website The Daily Moan, it’s all I seem to do. Today was an absolute tortuous day, I will resist the temptation to say the toughest day of the trip because they seem...
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4999 To Go

Well 4975 as I write this actually. It’s always nice to pass landmarks, makes you feel like progress is being made. I’m working on getting to 3999 in 20 days, that would be nice. Today was much the same as...
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They Say Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad, I Disagree.

  This blog may end up being a bit shorter than planned as I’m being tossed around a lot as I write. I thought I should finish last night’s entry first. I think of all sorts throughout the day and...
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1027nm To The Good

At last I have made a 1000 miles towards Australia. It’s taken 5 weeks and approximately 1270 miles of rowing but it’s done. The next 1000 has to be much quicker. A quick round down of today and then I...
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I’m At The End Of My Tether

Well, where do I start with today. Probably last night is best. As I was heading for the sack, I was worried because we were being pushed heavy west, making very little south at all. Now this could have been...
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It’s Good To Have A Barnacle Free Bottom

Another tough day, still being dominated by this high pressure. Apparently things should be a bit more back to normal by Sunday. 3.8 nm drift so it was always going to be tough. Having said that, the first two sessions...
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Good News Bad News. (Barnacles On Your Bottom)

Bad news first. I scrapped 30 miles today, however in the last 1.5 hours I have drifted back half a mile. I’m kinda past caring as it’s been so tough. I was at the oars at five to five this...
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Canada Day

For all the readers from Blighty, yes the Canadian’s celebrate their national day today and I would be on another boat back across the Atlantic if I didn’t mention it. To all those reading this in Canada, hope you enjoyed...
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