Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Moody Blues

Saturday 19th September An apology first, the bit about time in yesterday’s blog was supposed to be a tongue in cheek joke, when you have to point out its a joke it’s obviously not very funny. So if you’re still...
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Another Good Day?

Friday 18th September 12:30 GMT Weather looks good, wind from east all day at 12 knots reducing as day progresses. Not quite sure I believe it though, my course over ground (COG) last night was 244° – 246°, this morning...
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Blown Off By The Wind

12:00 GMT So the weather came a while ago and I’m in a proper funk now. The three days of ENE have virtually vanished. I’ve recently taken to ignoring the forecast but with so much and so strong ENE I...
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Back On The Oars Again

I’m starting Wednesday’s blog late on Tuesday while I have time. I’m hoping to be rowing long and hard tomorrow, 6 hours in the morning, a short rest and then from mid afternoon to early morning, getting a couple of...
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First Light

I’m starting my blog early, which if you’ve been following means not good news. After the big westerly blow last night the swell grew quickly and was probably the feistiest I’ve seen so far, big breaking waves from the west...
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Role Reversal

Well, not a great start to the day. First thing was when the forecast came last night, the east wind had vanished from it. I think I said yesterday I kind of expected it but it’s still a blow. I...
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EL No!

I was desperate to get going yesterday, I could feel the weather changing but every time I stood up on deck I could just feel the wind was still too strong. Also the swell had built up over the two...
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Still Staring At The Flag

So, Cheryl tells me it’s Saturday today. I seem to have missed Friday again this week, it’s tough keeping track of what day it is when they are all blue! So I feel a bit better for having my weekly...
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Lets Just Add A Bit More Frustration To See If He Can Handle It!

So I left you yesterday after trying to row, failing to get anywhere, waiting for the less than 6 knots of wind in the forecast. Well that never came, the wind got stronger if anything and after dark the sky...
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Not The Dreaded South Wind Still

It’s 22:00 GMT, I’m sat out of the sun so I don’t melt and the para anchor is in. The wind is from the south and just too strong to row in, I can make some headway but it’s way...
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