A beautiful sunrise this morning over a rumbustious Pacific, blowing strong from the north east with large swells running through.  The sunrise turned into blue skies, fluffy Simpson clouds, sunshine and sparkling seas. A morning round of the deck revealed no flying fish aboard.  One did fly into the cockpit last night and I flipped … Continue reading RUNNING DOWNWIND


After what seemed like weeks rolling through the North Atlantic – in reality it was only a few days - we arrived at the St. Johns Pilot Station at seven in the morning. The sea became calm and the swell subsided, a full moon set ahead of us into the harbour entrance as the sun … Continue reading SPECTACULAR ARRIVAL AT ST JOHNS