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Tied up in Horta!
June 8, 2008, 3:22 pm, Horta

1900 hrs British Summer Time Ocean One tied up to the Customs Pontoon in Horta! I'VE MADE IT!
I nearly fell off the pontoon as it very hard to stand on something that isn't moving around.
Customs is closed for the day, but I can stay moored here until the morning- they may have to wake me up!
I am heading off to find a restaurant and a celebration drink. Thanks for all your words of support, which were forwarded on to me.

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June 8, 2008, 4:35 pm | Russ & Jan
We're as pleased as you sound Andrew, we all, I'm sure offer our congrat's. Hope all goes well with the "refit" Take it easy.
Best regards, RanJ
June 8, 2008, 9:25 pm | Rick - s/v Godspeed
Great job! You inspire me to perhaps try my own crossing someday.
June 10, 2008, 2:37 am | Rachel Nuttall
Well done darling I'm so proud of you for what you have acheived and so releived that you are now on dry land!! Also a massive thank you to Steve for the fantastic job you are doing on the blog - it has been a great comfort to be able to see that Andrew was ok and track his progress
June 12, 2008, 6:20 pm | chris lewis
hope you had a good sleep looking for ward to your next leg regards chris lewis
June 13, 2008, 3:27 pm | Casper Lans
Hey Andrew, where are you? I'm in Horta as well! Give me a call: +31 6 222 223 11

Casper
June 13, 2008, 6:31 pm | Russ
We hope all you boys are behaving and getting thing shipshape for the return leg. It's awfully quiet back here, your public awaits news!
Best regards
RanJ
"Land Ahoy!!!"
June 8, 2008, 1:56 pm

Land is finally in sight - about 30 miles in the distance I can see a glorious scene and will be there in about six hours. Must sort out my pilot plan for Horta and prepare for the Customs..... and then that beer!!

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June 7, 2008, 10:20 am

Fully reefed down, Ocean One has got the scent of land in her nostrils, and we are flying along in this strong breeze! Hoping to arrive on Sunday afternoon. The thing I am looking forward to most is to sleep in the horizontal position!! Can't remember how many days ago I had that luxury!
Duncan Sweet of Mid Atlantic Yacht Services has already ordered in some parts I need and I plan to meet him on Monday first thing.....provided I wake up, that is ......zzzzzzzzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

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June 7, 2008, 3:38 pm | Russ
Well sailed Andrew, big daddy once told me that you could sleep for England! this time you deserve it. Saw fgjohn this morning he is quite excited, don't blame him, what an experience. Take care.
RanJXXXX
June 8, 2008, 1:55 pm | Trevnorm
Fantastic. By now you have arrived in the Azores and can have a well deserved rest!!
Great achievement under duress - so very proud of you. Dad & Liz now in Santander for few days, weather fab here - so still thinking of you all well Loads of love xxxx

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