Monthly Archives: September 2015

15 Degrees Makes All The Difference

Tuesday 29th September 12:30 GMT Weather forecast to be ESE all day, varying from 9/6 to 0/12 and back to 9/6. Good angle if true. Modest drift overnight and a bit high, course over ground 255°. 18:00 GMT Just finished...
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It Was Never Going To Be Easy

Monday 28th September 13:30 GMT New forecast an improvement, show east / ESE all day, if that’s right should be a good day. Held 240 degrees (perfect) drifting overnight and got a modest drift to start the day, things are...
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Northern Wind For A Northern Boy

Sunday 27th September It’s been hard but not all bad, here goes; (All times are GMT) 07:30: Turned in, I had set my alarm for 10:25 after calculating how fast we were heading north. 09.30: Woke up before the alarm,...
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The Song Remains The Same

The story is not a lot different to yesterday. By the time I’d finished my chores and the blog I’d lost a full mile.  I had no choice but to row again instead of sleeping.  I intended to row back...
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Sleep, Who Needs Sleep

This will be short today as I haven’t slept much in the last 48 hours. I left you yesterday saying I was drifting north and hoped it was a meander in the current. I’ll do this chronologically as it’s been...
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Anchors Away

Thursday 24th September 12:30 GMT Forecast says SE-ESE 6/9/12 all day. If this is right 240° it will be hard to near impossible to hit unless it is 6 all day, could be a lot of west gained today. Was...
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It’s Not Going To Be A Doddle That’s For Sure

Wednesday 23rd September 12:30 GMT Forecast SE to E to S all less than 6 knots, meaning unpredictable, hopefully it turns out to be a flat sculling day. Light drift last night due to no wind, there’s a little now,...
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Halfway Day – The Real Doldrums

Tuesday 22nd September 12:45 GMT Had a poor nights sleep, rain in the night woke me up a few times, alarm went off and I was in a trance for about 25 minutes, finally shook myself awake and am now...
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Buck Up Your Ideas Sonny!

Monday 21st September 12:30 GMT Weather forecast ESE 15/12 knots, moving east later (believe that when I see it). Forecast ok for the next couple of days but then has south in it, however one day at a time. My...
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Equator Day

Or The Day Of Storms Sunday 20th September 12:30 GMT Weather forecast ok, ESE then going east. My course over ground (COG) was high again last night 252° so I have some work to do to bring that back. Good...
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