Merry Christmas and Happy New Year / Frohe Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues!NaMaNi
A (belated) merry Christmas, happy holidays and all the best for 2008 to family, friends and readers! We had a very nice week with Nana's family who had visited over Christmas and left this morning. Now we plan a few days at anchor around Antigua before heading south towards Guadeloupe. Stay tuned...
Crossing the Atlantic - A RecapNana
19-Dec-2007, Jolly Harbour, Antigua
After crossing 3200 miles of open ocean, there is a lot to report, so I organized sections below covering the passage, the highlights, the low points/problems we had, and Nicky, if you want to skip around.
17-Dec-2007, Jolly Harbour, Antigua
The folks at work might get a good laugh out of this... During the Atlantic crossing all the Rally boats would check in via SSB radio every morning at 1000, reporting their position and current weather conditions. As you may have guessed it didn't take long before I had a spreadsheet that would give me relative distances, distance made good, etc. for each boat and also plot positions and weather conditions on a LAT/LON grid (see picture) - old habbits die hard...
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