Monthly Archives: August 2015

Different Day, Same Start, Different Outcome

I left you last night worried about going north, the wind was supposed to go ENE and that would save me. Well, before any of that I had a massive rain storm, lasted about an hour. I dozed off but...
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What a Grind

First a correction, I said the wind would be less than 5 knots today, that was actually the end of yesterday’s forecast. Turned out not to be right but there you go. Today’s forecast was E-ESE 6-12 knots, current WSW....
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The Tests Keep Coming!

We new it was going to calm down, the forecast had the wind at 12 knots in the morning from the NE, reducing all day. Not a breath of wind this morning at all, not until after lunch, more of...
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Time x Speed = Daily Distance Rowed

It’s simple really. If you can only get 2 knots an hour and row 14 hours, you have 28 miles plus what you drift and that’s your lot. When the clock strikes 04:00, your coordinates are transmitted and a new...
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How Many Ways?

How many ways can I find to say yet another strange day?  Not enough is how many.   I’m sat in a relatively cool cabin in a relatively calm sea.  What a contest to last night, waves crashing over the...
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