Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Boy Stood on The Burning Deck

Saturday 12th December 14:00 GMT – Forecast – ESE until 18:00 then E all 9/12 knots. Good direction but low speed so it won’t be a fast day. It’s at the low end at the moment so hopefully it picks...
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Hot, Hot, Hot

Friday 11th December 14:00 – Forecast – ESE 12/15 to 15:00, ESE 12 to 21:00, E 12/9 to 03:00, E 9/6. So light wind again today, no big milage days just hard work in the sun. It’s not blowing 15...
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Get Up You Lazy #!@$

Thursday 10th December 19:00 – Forecast – SE/ESE 15/18 until 15:00, ESE/E 15/12 until 00:00, E 12/9. You’ll notice the time above is late, that’s because I got up late this morning, I’ll explain later.  The SE blew until 18:00...
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False Dawn

Wednesday 9th December 14:00 – Forecast – SE 15/12 until 00:00 then SE/ESE. So I have 8 hours of SE wind combined with a NW current, can’t get much worse than that. I’ve lost 5nm to the north over night...
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All Change

Tuesday 8th December 14:00 GMT – Forecast. – SE 15/18. This is a tough break, it was supposed to be ESE/SE. The NE swell pushed by the SE wind was growing from yesterday afternoon so I knew the change was...
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One More Day Done

Monday 7th December 14:00 GMT – Forecast – SE/ESE 15/18. Same as yesterday and the same for the next two to three days. I’m still in the SW current, had an excellent drift, combined with my 4:00 to 5:30 row...
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CTV News 7:15pm – Monday 7th December

For anyone interested, CTV News will be doing a live interview with John via satellite phone at 7:15pm tonight (Eastern Time Zone). For better quality, check out the CTV link here: http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=765141...
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Push On Regardless

Sunday 6th December 14:00  – Forecast – SE/ESE 12/15 until 21:00 then ESE 12/15.  Not bad as long as he SE is not too low. The wind went quite strong SE after the rain last night and started to push...
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Taking Advantage

Saturday 5th December 140:00 GMT – Forecast – SE 12/9 all day and until 15:00 tomorrow. So light wind should let me row on course, won’t help much though, depending on angle but could help a little. Got a great...
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Has My Luck Changed?

Friday 4th December 14:00 – Forecast – ESE/SE 12/15 until 15:00, then 12 until 21:00, then SE for the next 2 days. I said a few days ago, once I get to the good current I would loose the good...
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