Logbuch

27.02.2022 – ALL HANDS ON DECK

LAST NIGHT WE CALLED ALL IDLE HANDS ON DECK TO BRACE SO THAT WE COULD HEAD DUE SOUTH AND AVOID A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. AFTER 120 NM OR SO, WE WILL RETURN TO OUR EASTERLY COURSE. LUCKILY, WE ARE A BIT MORE RESTED THAN THE DAY BEFORE AND TODAY IS…...

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26.02.2022 – HIGH WINDS AND SWELL

WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED HIGH WINDS AND SWELL. OUR SNACKS ARE FLYING OUT OF THEIR CABINETS AND BECAUSE WE SLIDE FROM CORNER TO FARTHEST CORNER, MOST OF US HAVEN’T SLEPT A WINK. DESPITE THIS, WE MUSTER THROUGH BACKSHAFTE, CLASSES, AND CHORES AS USUAL. WHAT A TRIUMPH! DATE: 26 FEBRUARY 2022 TIME:…...

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25.02.2022 – MISS YA!

HI MOM! IT’S DANI–MISS YA! AND HI, MOM AND DAD. IT’S JAX–MISS YA! TODAY IS FUNK DAY OF THEME WEEK AND THE CREW ARE PULLING OUT THEIR MOST STYLISH CLOTHES! WE ARE HOPING FOR TO CATCH SOME WIND FROM THE GULF STREAM AND BE SAILING SOON. FOR NOW, WE ARE…...

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24.02.2022 – WE HIT 10,000 NAUTICAL MILES

WE HIT 10,000 NAUTICAL MILES FOR SAMANTHA’S BIRTHDAY! SHE HAS ALWAYS SAID THAT THE NUMBER OF BUCKETS A FLOATIE IS SPLASHED WITH IS PROPORTIONAL TO HOW MUCH THEY ARE LOVED, SO EVERY ONE OF US DOUSED HER THIS MORNING. WE ARE FINALLY UNDER SAIL AND MATILDA (THE ENGINE) IS TAKING…...

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23.02.2022 – UNDERWAY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC

WE ARE UNDERWAY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC AGAIN! MANY OF US ARE CHEERING TO BE AT SEA AGAIN AND FOR THE FEW STILL PLAGUED WITH SEASICKNESS, THEY DREAM OF HORTA, AZORES. SHOUT OUT TO WATCH 3 LAST NIGHT WHO STAYED AN EXTRA HOUR BEYOND THEIR WATCH IN THE VERY EARLY HOURS…...

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22.02.2022 – in Hamilton

DATE: 22 FEB 2022 TIME: 0800 WIND FORCE: 3 SEA STATE: 2 TEMP: 18° WEATHER: SUNNY LATITUDE: 32° 17′ N LONGITUDE: 64° 47′ W TOTAL DISTANCE: 9799.2 NM SAILING STATUS: DOCKED LOG KEEPER: MARGE...

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21.02.2022 – crystal caves and beach games

Yesterday we had an amazing tour of the crystal caves, a network of limestone caves full of stalagmites and brackish water that was discovered originally by two young boys who lost their cricket ball in a cave and went down to retrieve it! They never found the ball. Afterwards we…...

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20.02.2022 – a kite building workshop

We had a great day in Hamilton yesterday exploring the town and beaches. For the port program we visited the cathedral and got to climb all 96 steps to the roof where we were given a virtual tour of the island… you could see the sea in every direction. Kite…...

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17.02.2022 – arriving in Bermuda

DATE: 17 FEBRUARY 2022 TIME:  0800 SEA STATE: 1 WIND FORCE: 2 WEATHER: SUNNY TEMP: 17° LATITUDE: 32° 17’N LONGITUDE: 64° 46’W DISTANCE IN 24-HOURS:102 NM TOTAL DISTANCE: 9,799 NM SAILING STATUS: DOCKED LOG KEEPER: CHANTAL HOEKSTRA   Follow the ship at   https://classafloat.com/sail/ship-tracker/   or   https://alex-2.de/schiffsposition/  ...

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16.02.2022 – Bermuda – Hamilton

DATE: 16 FEBRUARY 2022 TIME:  0800 SEA STATE: 4 WIND FORCE: 5 WEATHER:  OVERCAST AND SPRAY TEMP: 16° LATITUDE: 32° 2’N LONGITUDE: 64° 30’W DISTANCE IN 24-HOURS:102 NM DISTANCE TO DESTINATION:  20 NM TOTAL DISTANCE: 9,760 NM SAILING STATUS: ON ENGINE MATILDA AND 2 SAILS SPEED: 5 KNOTS LOG KEEPER: SEBASTIAN MARLEAU-VINAS   Follow the ship at   https://classafloat.com/sail/ship-tracker/   or   https://alex-2.de/schiffsposition/  ...

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