Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wet, Cold And Miserable

Thursday 19th November 13:30 – Forecast – SE 15 to 18. It’s blown hard all night, got no sleep at all, well almost, dozed between big hits from the swell, was supposed to get up early and fell asleep just...
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A Day of Contrast

Wednesday 18th November 13:30 GMT – Forecast – E until 03:00 15/12/9 then E-ESE moving to SE overnight. At the moment, tomorrow is ESE with heavy 18/21 knots of SE on Friday. So it looks like I am in for...
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No Trauma, Just A Good Rowing Day

Tuesday 17th November 13:30 – Forecast – ENE -E 15/12. It turns out that the north in the wind is gone after today and in three days 18 knot SE wind is back. The plan is now to get a...
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The Nightmare Continues

Monday 16th November 13:30 – Forecast – ENE, 15/18, E, 18/15, E/ENE 12/15. The east is supposed to kick in at 21:00, if it does I will be able to get north a little bit but if it’s like yesterday...
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You’re Not Going To Believe This – The Sequel

Sunday 15th November 13:30 – Forecast – ENE-E-ENE-12/25/18. So more north wind, too late now the decision is made and Santo is the option. Should make for another good day though. Wind has been strong all night, I got no...
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You Just wouldn’t believe It.

Saturday 14th November 13:00 – Forecast – E, ESE 9/12/9/6. As I predicted, all the north has gone from the forecast and looking at the 10 day forecast we don’t think I can make the south waypoint anymore. I’m now...
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The Perfect Start

Friday 13th November 13:00 – Forecast – East 18,15,12, ENE 12,15. If the east at first is higher we could be in for a good day. Had a good drift on an ok course, so there is ground to get...
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A Day To Dig In And Be Gritty

Thursday 12th November 12:30 – Forecast – ESE-E15, ESE-E 15/18, E 15, E-ENE 15/12. Good day looking at it, drift modest but on good course until an hour ago, wing dropped to low ESE and I’m going a bit north....
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51 Not Out

Wednesday 11th November 13:30 GMT – Forecast – E, E/ESE, E, all 15 knots. Pretty good forecast, let’s hope there are no local conditions today. Rough night with waves crashing over the boat so didn’t sleep much but that’s given...
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Damage limitation With A Small Recovery

Tuesday 10th November 13:00 GMT – Forecast – E 12/15, E – ESE 15/18. Unfortunately the east overnight dropped down a bit so we’ve ended up drifting a bit high, not a huge problem but not as good a start...
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