Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Day In Paradise

Monday 9th November 13:00 GMT – Forecast – E/ESE, E, ESE/E, E. All 12/15 knots. That’s about as good as it gets. I got a small drift last night but it was high, 257°, so I have my work cut...
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A Day In Hell

Was going to call the blog “Damage limitation”, then “The Glide Has Gone” but wen’t with the above. Sunday 8th November 13:00 GMT – Forecast, ESE/SE, ESE 12/15. A lot of the SE has gone from the forecast which is...
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No Chocolate On Board

Saturday 7th November 13:00 GMT – Forecast – ESE 12/9, 21:00 ESE/E 9/12 – not bad if it’s high ESE, hopefully so. At the moment it’s quite a bit stronger than 12 knots, has been for the last 3 hours,...
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The Glide Is Back

Friday 6th November 13:00 GMT – Forecast, ESE, SE, ESE, E all 9/12 knots. Looks ok on paper, have to wait and see, the east at the end would be a nice finish but as we know that’s a long...
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Vanuatu Daily Post

Thursday 5th November 13:00 GMT – Forecasts ESE 12, 15:00, E 12-9. After a tough day yesterday I need that east wind to turn up and hold today. I need no less than 30nm, really need more but got to...
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The Scorching Sun And The Satanic South Wind

Wednesday 4th November 13:30 GMT – Forecast – SE 12/15, in a couple of hours ESE 12/9, later E 12/9. Not too bad if it turns out right. Rough night with SE 15, on para anchor so thrown about all...
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Real Down Under

Tuesday 3rd November 13:00 GMT – Forecast SE 9/6 knots. Light wind all day, hardly any drift over nighty so indicates tough day. Did drift on course though so at least that’s a good thing. Hope it’s high SE or...
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Feeling Everyone Of My 53 Years Today

Monday 2nd November 13:00 GMT – Forecast all east, 15 all the way down to 6 knots, should be 15 now but very light, hope it picks up at dawn but unlikely. There was some ENE in there before but...
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The Dream Is Still Alive

Sunday 1st November 13:30 GMT – Forecast – ESE-ESE/E-ENE, 12 knots dropping to 6 on the ENE. Not bad but I fear trouble in the wind, or more accurately in the current. First time in ages I’ve not gone back...
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False Dawn

Saturday 31st October 13:00 GMT – Forecast SE 18 to 15 knots all day. Not great as this means one armed rowing if it goes low. It’s more SE/ESE at the moment. I just drifted last night as I was...
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