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Day 17 – Nearly there…….

Day 17 nearly there.. Sorry I’m late posting this one, busy day, so nearly there and some history about the Northumberland Fusiliers……. Hi Everyone Very nearly there and what a great trip. Shame that we have had to motor the

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Day 16 – Crew Overboard on the Penultimate Day

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Crew Overboard I was starting to worry the blog wouldn’t be coming today but now I know why….Caribbean time!  So here we have Day 16 – crew overboard! Day 16 Hello everyone Our penultimate day at sea! There was a

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Day 15 – A Guest Blogger on the Guest Blog!

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Guest Blog Day 15 – Charlie’s guest blog Civilization as we know it and the skipper is chilled; so this blog, my first, is from Charlie – the new boy on the block. Until I arrived in Las Palmas I

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Day 14 – Under 700nm to go

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700nm to go 700nm to go and Roast Lamb.  This has to be my favourite roast, I hope you managed to cook it without any mishaps….. Day 14 Hi everyone, We are now under 700nm to ST L. Today has

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Day 13 and thoughts turn to home.

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Home Thoughts Thoughts turn to home on Day 13 Hi Everyone Busy night last night with squalls, so everyone has had a restful day today. The full English got put back to lunch and we duly sat down to the

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Day 11 Again! – Squalls

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Squalls on Day 11 Day 11 again, maybe this is due to crossing time zones or the squalls! Hi everyone Great day sailing with some good boat speed. Also experienced our first squalls – which I find quite intimidating as

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Day 9 – Gybing

Gybing Day 9 – Gybing already! Hi everyone, Beautiful morning spent lazing around.  This afternoon it was a bit cloudy and we took the pole down to check for wear and tear and then gybed.  This evening the wind has

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ARC Race Update from Casamara

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ARC Race Update How exciting, Julian has sent in the first of what I hope to be many first-hand reports on the ARC Race (see previous post Creative Cuisine for the Casamara Crew).  Here it is: Day 1   Everyone

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Atlantic Rally for Cruisers or ARC Race

The ARC race The ARC race is one of the biggest trans-ocean yacht races in the world.  Starting this year in November from Las Palmas Gran Canaria and using the North-East trade winds, over 200 yachts will travel the 2700

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