After a lovely morning at good speeds, wind is now slowly dying. Less than 48 hours to go!
Sailing "wing-on-wing" at 6-7 knots. Quite a few squalls about so we put the spinnaker to bed last night! 365nm to go!
Still slowly moving forward at top speeds of 4-5 knots! The good news is that we caught a beautiful king fish yesterday, the bad news is we lost him as we were hauling him into the cockpit!!
Very pleasant sailing conditions, still with Spinnaker and poled headsail. Happy Easter!
Changed the spinnaker for the main sail early this morning as winds were picking up! Sailing along at 6.5 to 8 knots depending on the whim of the wind which is slightly inconsistent. All well!
Celebrated half way point an hour or so ago. Sailing nicely under a beautiful sky with spinnaker and poled genoa.
Fortunately the winds picked up yesterday evening and all day today. They are starting to calm down and the residual swell is making us rock'n'roll!! We are almost at half way. Wooohooo!
Sailing very, very slowly (4.5knots) as winds seemed to have vanished. Otherwise, beautiful sunny days with still a few squalls about
Sailing with Headsail and spinnaker, about 6 knots. It's slow going but pleasant!
Sailing along slowly with spinnaker and poled headsail. Fingers crossed the squalls have gone for the next day or so!
Haven't touched the sail configuration for over 24 hours. Squalls which have been present since our departure seem to have dissipated. Sailing in bumpy seas at 7knots
Sailing with main and genoa poled out. speeds of 5.5 to 7.0 knots depending on the wind swings and squalls.
A bit more comfortable than yesterday.
Left St-Helena this morning, have been working on sail configuration non-stop as winds extremely variable!
Welcome to St-Helena! Arrived in darkness, anchored and early this morning picked up a mooring! Will be here a few days or more!
Sailing along and rolling as winds have lightened. The good news is that we only have 82nm to go, making it a night time arrival!
Crossed the line last night, in good cheer! Now back in the Western Hemisphere. Sailing with reefed main and reefed headsail poled out. Sea are boisterous but manageable. Only 238nm to go!!
Sailing under full main and poled out gib. Very rolly, but making good speed. 413nm to go!!
A bit rolly as we have headsail poled and full main. The good news is that we passed half-way mark!!
Sailing with spinnaker and poled genoa. Smooth seas and almost at halfway point!!
Sailing slowly at 4.5 knots with poled out genoa and spinnaker. 850nm to go!
After sailing poled out since this morning, Tried spinnaker for 2 hours and now back to main and headsail! 8.1 knots and sun is shining!!
Sailing with full headsail and main in very pleasant conditons
Left Luderitz 5 hours ago. Started with rough seas but caling down now. Sailing with one reef in main at 6.5/7knots 15/20 knots of wind from S.
On a mooring in Luderitz! Blowing 25-30 knots!!!
Motor sailing since the early hours as wind died. Caught big blue fin tuna, or so we think! 158 miles to go!
Motor sailing in light seas. Beautiful day!
Have finally left lovely Cape Town and on our way to Luderitz. Sailing under beautiful blue skies!
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