Category Archives: Day Five
It’s a bit wet on deck for my Iphone right now. We are 45 miles WSW from the Comino Channel. Right now we have 38-42 knots from the NW with a sea state of 2-3 metres. All very manageable for … Continue reading
It’s a bloody hard decision when looking at the yellow brick position we are right up there in the chocolates but having received the latest forecasts and run the models over the next 24hrs we were in line for a … Continue reading
Two handed entry Atame, Beppe Bisotto sent this picture of water spouts!
Rough weather through a squall on Greek Farr 52, Optimum 3 Aspida.
The Greek Farr 52, OPTIMUM 3 ASPIDA encountered a big change in the weather at Lampedusa. Photo Nyklyk
After lightnings, rain and strong wind, we managed to sail well into the transition from the north easterly to south easterly winds. This gave us the advantage to catch-up and go through approximately 35 miles in the hours of the … Continue reading
Tonight the moon is behind the clouds so the night is quite dark. Feels also colder, big jackets are out. On the rail most of the time as we are upwind sailing onto Malta, still with the north easterly winds. … Continue reading
Just about to crash on one more fishing boat, we managed to keep the bow up the course and gained those 5 degrees just enough to pass 2 boats early this morning Very tactical race anything can happen after Gozo … Continue reading
Finishing Time: d3 h21 m21 s13