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Time flies…

…when having fun. Today is just another day at the office. Beating. For the next 24 hours. Tuesday end of day a fresh northerly breeze should carry us down and in the direction of Newport.

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Diner being seeeerved!!

Penne Bolognese with Parmesan. From Adventure Menu dot com. Better than the average Italian pizzeria in town. Watching The Office. US version. LOL.

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Good exercise

…. in patience. Zen. Relax. Enjoy. Meditation. All true. The ocean is blue. So is the sky. But we were racing and therefore a bit irritated. That’s why. Beautiful spot whales in front of us. Blowing their fontains. Minor repairs … Continue reading

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pfffftt

No wind.

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another

……high pressure cell with little winds to deal with today. Means lot of work to keep her going. This is like IJsselmeer sailing at home.

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Out of energy…..

No. Not is. We still have plenty of energy! In these very light to what-wind?!? conditions our Watt&Sea hydrogen cannot keep up with our energy usage and thus we have to use the engine to charge batteries. The good thing … Continue reading

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Bummer

From 50kts to zero. No wind, no puff, no nothing. Fighting to keep La Promesse going. Handsteering. 0.9 1.1 1.3 Spinnaker up. Spinnaker down and zero up. Zero down code5 up. Better. Flatter. 2.0 1.8 2.3 Floris yelling ‘I am … Continue reading

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Son-light

Having fun sailing with my son.

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No Show

We ordered some chips and cola with the Getir app. No one showed up. ☹️

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Quiet in there

So with the smallest sail setup, triple reefed main and stormjib, in stormforce winds at a brutal violent sea (9-11m) we sailed up to the centre of the low; the eye. Coming closer winds decreased and we could unreef step … Continue reading

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