Monthly Archives: September 2011

Farewell Rodriguez

Its 6:30 am. The wind is awake, rumbling in the rigging, calling as I struggle below with the internet, trying to coax some weather over the local phone network. At last. Winds for the next three days 10 to 15

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Last day on passage – 2000 nm Cocos keeling to Rodriguez

0800 September 1Still lumping along in 25 knots. Down to triple reefed main, no headsail. Ran all night, till dawn when the wind went forward, so down came the pole and on came the cockpit spray. Otherwise we are very

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