Monthly Archives: December 2015

Creeping Up On 100 To Go

Tuesday 22nd December (23rd Dec in Australia) 14:30 – Forecast – ESE 15/18 until 21:00, ESE/E 18/15 until 00:00, ESE/E 15/22. So I asked for it to blow and it certainly is doing that, there’s a massive squall passing through...
Continue Reading →

Decisions and Consequences

Monday 21st December 14:30 GMT – Forecast – E 15/12 until 21:00, E / ESE 12/15. Well I’m not sure what to say, the weather is ok, but if it’s good enough to break 50 I have no idea. We...
Continue Reading →

What A Race To The Finish

14:00 GMT – Forecast – ESE/E 15/18 until 18:00, ESE 18 until 21:00, ESE/E 18/15. If only it were true! I have water coming over the side while drifting so that suggests there’s still some SE in the wind, the...
Continue Reading →

Monsoon Madnesses

Saturday 19th December 14:00 – Forecast- ESE 18-15 until 06:00 tonight. So I’m trying to head for Magdelaine Cay, drifted high last night, the wind seems to have gone deeper SE not ESE at all. I’m now nearly 3nm above...
Continue Reading →

Survive The Day

Friday 18th December 14:00 – Forecast – SE 15/18 all day, goes ESE overnight tonight. So what a night! Eventually the wind moved away from south, I had the para anchor out and for 2 hours or so went NE....
Continue Reading →

Crocodile Dundee

Thursday 17th December 13:30 GMT – Forecast – S 12/9 until 18:00, S/SSE 9/6 until 03:00 then SSE moving eventual on 19th to ESE. The south combined with the north current means I can either fight to stay south and...
Continue Reading →

40 is the new 50

Wednesday 16th December 14:00 GMT – Forecast – ESE 9, 00:00 SE less than 6, 06:00 SSE 6/9. Not a great forecast. It’s always difficult when conditions are light as it could mean anything and with no big meteorological forces...
Continue Reading →

Under 400nm To Go

Tuesday 15th December 14:00 – Forecast – SE/ESE 15/12 reducing to 12/9 later.  Not great but if the SE stays high I should still do ok.  Looks like I’ll keep in front of the no wind that is coming this...
Continue Reading →

Creeping Ever Closer

Monday 14th December 14:00 GMT – Forecast SE 12/15 until 21:00, ESE 12. So the SE forces itself in again, no surprise there then. Looking outside it shouldn’t be too bad today, drifting just under 270° so at the oars...
Continue Reading →

The Best Laid Plans

Sunday 13th December 14:00 GMT- Forecast – ESE 9/12 until 21:00, ESE/SE 9/12. Don’t like the SE butting in, it wasn’t in the forecast before and now I’ve come north and have to turn WSW in 7nm it will be...
Continue Reading →