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    Published: 14/01/2017
    Every 6 hours I get a new GRIB file for the weather forecasts. Every 6 hours it seems that the essence stays the same, but the wind strengths at Cape Horn increase. I plot out various scenarios, tryin ... Read more
  • An Eventful 24 Hours

    Published: 14/01/2017
    What an eventful 24 hours. We were in the bulls-eye of the strong winds for the depression. Solent to staysail to storm jib, and 1 reef to 2 reefs to 3 reefs in the mainsail. A big sea built, and it w ... Read more
  • Maintenance: neither routine or exotic

    Published: 13/01/2017
    One of the aphorisms of cruising describes our lifestyle as performing routine maintenance (or repairs) in exotic locations. This rings true, for better and for worse. “If you can’t fix it ... Read more