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Enkhuizen – Lelystad IMN:424408710 REF:028049

Van NW scotland naar huis is geen Enkhuizen – Lelystad, zeg! Pffft. Hele dag dolfijnen rond de boot. Gefilmd en meteen maar gemonteerd en klaar voor Facebook en site. Als we weer WiFi of 3G vinden ergens. Bakstag windje mag … Continue reading

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Hands up!!! IMN:424408710 REF:710204

OUTER HEBRIDES WESTWARD. Chart BA 2722 (INT 1604). 1. Live weapons firings 0900 to 1900 UTC daily 18 to 22 Aug within circular area radius 21 miles centred on 57-28.8N 008-25.9W. This is an extremely hazardous area and all vessels … Continue reading

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Bukken!!!! IMN:424408710 REF:709670

LES21 FRANCE TELECOM 10.10.107.29 18-AUG-2014 16:32:00 272212 NAVAREA TWO 277/14 PAZENN-ROMEO ROCKET SOYUZ LAUNCHING 1-FALLOUT HAZARD MAY EXIST FROM 0946 TO 1417 UTC DAILY FROM 21 AUG TO 21 SEP 14 IN AREA BOUNDED BY: 48-21N 011-07W / 47-52N 010-37W … Continue reading

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The Minches and Sea of Hebrides IMN:424408710 REF:658624

Stornoway is in our hearts for the hospitality and friendliness of the people we met. A couple that had seen us coming in came down to the pontoon and offered to do our laundry “to have some fresh and dry … Continue reading

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Vocabulary

The English call this a cut. When I first saw it at sunset I called it Kut. 😉

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Incredible IMN:424408710 REF:228000

Under triple reefed main and staysail we do 11 knots peaking 14.7. All districts in NW have warnings for SW Gale force 8, backing W and NW later increasing severe gale NW force 9 soon and increasing NW storm force … Continue reading

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La Promesse heading for Stornoway – repairs IMN:424408710 REF:210381

We just sent this message to race committee. Race Committee, We just stopped racing to head for Stornoway to do mainsail repairs. Area is too large to handle in these conditions on board. We postponed at 59.03.2N 7.09.841W. Skipper and … Continue reading

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