SV Songbird

Cascais to Sines

03 July 2014
Stu & Shar
Leaving Cascais was hard as it was quite a beautiful spot and we could have spent more time exploring some of the other sights to see in Lisbon...but.... we are trying to keep to the schedule we are on, so time to move on to keep on track for Turkey. Winds were light and fairly flukey most of the day with a little swell. This made things a little rolly as we had setup in a 'gull wing' configuration again with the wind right on the stern. Alex was felling unwell which was a bit of a worry as it wasn't rough. We got some sturgeon into him, he crashed out around lunchtime and had a sleep. We ran over a homemade long line made of empty plastic bottles strung out over a few hundred metres, we cut it in half and kept going, no damage done...The pressure increased in the afternoon while we ticked down the miles down the coast to Sines. Some 'Terns' paid a visit, gliding effortlessly over the waves, disappearing into the troughs and circled the boat for a couple of hours, absolute pleasure to watch. By Late afternoon the wind increased again, reefed down and rolled a bit of headsail away, we ran a gybe to gybe run for the last hour and a half, sailed between the anchored ships and into harbour to be safely tied up[ in Sines ready for nibbles a beer or some wine. Sines was very, very quiet not much happening at all....this will be a quick stopover and move on.
Comments
Vessel Name: Songbird
Vessel Make/Model: Dufour 40E
Hailing Port: Fremantle - Australia
Crew: Stuart & Sharanne
Songbird's Photos - Main
11 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
17 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
2 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
19 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
39 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
8 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
10 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
17 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
33 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
4 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
18 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
40 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
51 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
16 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
10 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
33 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
36 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
20 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
22 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
18 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
15 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
10 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
15 Photos
Created 6 September 2014
6 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
19 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
15 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
20 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
13 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
17 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
4 Photos
Created 26 June 2014
47 Photos
Created 19 April 2014
14 Photos
Created 29 September 2013
12 Photos
Created 29 September 2013
12 Photos
Created 29 September 2013
39 Photos
Created 23 September 2013
17 Photos
Created 23 September 2013
25 Photos
Created 23 September 2013
15 Photos
Created 23 September 2013
12 Photos
Created 23 September 2013
31 Photos
Created 23 September 2013
31 Photos
Created 15 September 2013
10 Photos
Created 13 September 2013
9 Photos
Created 13 September 2013
8 Photos
Created 13 September 2013
19 Photos
Created 12 September 2013
11 Photos
Created 12 September 2013
6 Photos
Created 12 September 2013
28 Photos
Created 11 September 2013
32 Photos
Created 11 September 2013
27 Photos
Created 9 September 2013
16 Photos
Created 2 September 2013
9 Photos
Created 29 August 2013
11 Photos
Created 29 August 2013
14 Photos
Created 29 August 2013
11 Photos
Created 3 August 2013
10 Photos
Created 3 August 2013
26 Photos
Created 3 August 2013
3 Photos
Created 3 August 2013
13 Photos
Created 2 August 2013
14 Photos
Created 2 August 2013
19 Photos
Created 7 July 2013
20 Photos
Created 7 July 2013
20 Photos
Created 30 June 2013
20 Photos
Created 29 June 2013
Songbird being Commissioned
20 Photos
Created 25 June 2013

Songbird

Who: Stuart & Sharanne
Port: Fremantle - Australia