Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Happy Christmas from Khujada 2 in Chatham Bay!

We are spending Christmas Day in Chatham Bay, a quiet corner of Union Island. We are so used to everywhere not in the middle of the ocean having (if often only ropey) wifi that it was a bit of a … Continue reading

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We have arrived!

We crossed the finishing line at around ~0600 UTC. We were welcomed by: – a flotilla (well, the committee boat and the photographer’s rib), – a salute (not 21-gun admittedly but a signal horn to announce our arrival to the … Continue reading

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The one that got away!

As we approached land, it was time for a bit of grooming on board. Skipper’s beard was unsightly and James’ hair needed shearing. As skipper rinsed off under the deck shower a fish decided to take a bite. After yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Our final Atlantic crew member

In the rush of getting ready for the start of our Atlantic crossing, we omitted to mention the arrival of our final crew member, Stephen. When we arrived in Las Palmas two months ago we were planning to cross en … Continue reading

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A fish!

A fish! Big white hunter land’um big’um fish’um. Fresh protein tonight. An additional special 12th birthday treat for Hugo. Tuna. At last.

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Happy birthday!

# birthdays celebrated on board: 1 Hugo turns 12 today, and we’re celebrating in style. Albane’s had the oven on baking for 2 hours and the Moet is in the ‘fridge. It’s a good thing too since we’ve been becalmed … Continue reading

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