Monthly Archives: November 2014

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I am here Lat+23.641383 Lon-021.582766 Alt +18 m GPS Sats seen: 06 http://map.iridium.com/m?lat=23.641383&lon=-021.582766 Sent from my Iridium handset

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under way after starting a little later than most but plenty of time to catch up

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Let’s get this party started!

Here in Las Palmas it feels like fresher’s week, with an unmanageable number and frequency of opportunities to meet new people and drink plenty of beer and wine, as the pace of events and activities has continually increased since the ARC+ departure. From … Continue reading

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Offsetting our carbon emissions

http://www.worldcruising.com/newsarticle.aspx?page=S635515866273402193&ArchiveID=1&CategoryID=190&ItemID=236210&src= On Friday the Smart family planted upwards of 20 trees up on an escarpment overlooking Las Palmas and Galdar, as part of an ARC team planting several hundred trees to support an initiative to replant the hillsides of the north of … Continue reading

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No pressure

An Alubat yacht is leading the ARC+ fleet. Admittedly it’s a rather larger and grander unit than our Ovni 395 at ~60 feet, but a Cigale is currently leading the ARC+ fleet who left Las Palmas this afternoon. PLEASE don’t … Continue reading

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Campaign for equal heights

Fed up with discrimination just because you’re a little taller than the arbitrarily-determined average? Me too. One of the few mistakes we made when commissioning Khujada 2 was including our bimini (cockpit sun-shade) as part of the build – I have been unable to … Continue reading

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Le gaz, le gaz!!!

C’est toujours comme ça. La bouteille de gaz se vide au mauvais moment. Ma carbo est prête mais les pâtes ne sont pas cuites… Changement de bouteille. La dernière fois qu’il a fallu changer la bouteille, c’était dans 25 noeuds … Continue reading

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Maspalomas

Nous avons loué une voiture pour explorer un peu l’île. Nous avons entendu parler d’un endroit magique, avec de grandes dunes de sable qui s’estompent gracieusement dans une mer sans horizon. Nous sommes donc allés voir. Nous arrivons sur ces … Continue reading

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