Monthly Archives: October 2015

More And More Frustration

Friday 30th October 13:00 – Forecast – ESE-E-ESE, 12 to 15 to 9/12. Don’t want it to go light as it won’t help at all, at least it’s from a good angle. The wind last night did move up to...
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The Whirling Mess Of Currents

Thursday 29th October 12:30 GMT – Forecast SE all day, 15/12 knots now and 15 later. There is a bit of ESE right at the end of the day but I’m not holding my breath. That could mean I get...
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Experiencing Technical Difficulties Tracking John

Johns tracker appears to have ongoing problems in providing a position update. It’s currently configured to send every 4hrs and the last report received was yesterday at 1600, so that’s 6 consecutive reports missed. We are currently looking into how...
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Killer Whales!

Wednesday 28th October 13:00 GMT – Forecast just SE 15/18 – lightening storm in distance, wind blowing good. Drifted a bit high so have to keep to 270° this morning to reach the west current. All good though, got some...
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All Is Revealed – Updated

The World’s Most Expensive Ginger Nuts Tuesday 27th October 12:00 GMT – Up early as boat acting weird. Forecast, SE 18/15/12. The current model which is based on the day before data showed a NNW current. I found a NE...
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All Is Revealed. Interim Blog

Tuesday 27th October 12:00 GMT – Up early as boat acting weird. Forecast, SE 18/15/12. The current model which is based on the day before data showed a NNW current. I found a NE current last night so in the...
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Fed Up And Confused

Monday 26th October 12:30 GMT – Forecast, all SE 15/18/15/12, the twelve is not till later however could really do with it early so I can get south. Wind is from same angle as yesterday, it finished so strong it...
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Frustrations A Plenty

Sunday 25th October 12:30 GMT – Forecast SE 15/18 all day, hope it’s 15 and high. Need some luck today as I drifted north on para anchor last night which means NW current, not good really. Things less feisty this...
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Keep On Running

Saturday 24th October 12:30 GMT – Forecast, SE 15/18/21. That’s a strong wind at 21. As I said last night the calm wouldn’t last and it didn’t. The wind picked up quick, I managed to drift a bit more without...
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Finally Some Good News!

Friday 23rd October 12:30 GMT – Forecast ESE/SE 18/15 – much calmer overnight, still bumpy but better. Pulled the para anchor in last night, lost a tiny bit of south, not drifted far but basically due west. Need to get...
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