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Namani at Sea
The travels of Nana, Markus and Nick aboard Namani
Angekommen auf Lanzarote
Markus
03-Nov-2007, 28d 55m N 013d 42m W - Im Hafen von Puerto Calero auf Lanzarote

Nach 654 sm sind wir gestern um 1100 Ortszeit (UTC) im Hafen von Puerto Calero auf Lanzarote angekommen. Bilder werden wir in den n�chsten Tagen einstellen... jetzt geniessen wir erstmal einen ruhigen, sonnigen Samstagvormittag auf einem "ruhenden" Boot... f�r diejenigen, die uns telefonisch erreichen wollen/m�ssen: unsere spanische Mobilnummer ist wieder aktiv... stay tuned!

PS: Das Bild zeigt unseren ersten erfolgreichen Fischfang unterwegs - eine halbwegs stattliche Dorade (siehe auch den "Fish and Baseball" Eintrag weiter unten vom 31.10.)

02 - Atlantic Crossing
In Port Again
Markus
03-Nov-2007, 28d 55m N 013d 42m W - Moored at Puerto Calero on Lanzarote

We made it safely into Puerto Calero on Lanzarote yesterday (Friday, 02NOV)) at 1100 local time. We'll post pictures and more details later...right now we're just enjoying a nice and sunny Saturday morning... for those who need/want to reach us by phone: our Spanish mobile number is in service again ... stay tuned for further updates!

02 - Atlantic Crossing
Baseball and Fish
Markus
31-Oct-2007, 31=B025'N 011=B013'W - 200 nm to Puerto Calero on Lanzarote

A good day aboard Namani today - we heard this morning on the SSB from another Rally boat that the Red Sox won the World Series (we hope that's correct because the transmission was somewhat broken up). Then we got lucky and caught a big fish (we'll post pictures from Lanzarote so you can tell us what type we actually caught) which provided a filling lunch. We were told in Gibraltar that the best way to quickly kill fish is to pour some alcohol into its gills... our fish must have been Russian - it easily absorbed half a pint of vodka without any effect and we had to resort to more traditional methods. Last but not least Nicky saw a new kind of dolphin today (several Atlantic Spotted Dolphins). Now we're sailing along wing-on-wing with a poled genoa, making between 5 and 6 knots on a gentle Atlantic swell (last night was a bit rocky and rolly since we had still a northwesterly cross swell). Nicky is playing with a new little Lego truck he just got from Mami (3rd day out deserves a little present) and we hope to make it into Puerto Calero by Friday afternoon. Stay tuned for further updates...

02 - Atlantic Crossing

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