Time Bandit

It’s back to the Caribbean leaving a chilly USA east coast for the winter months in the sun.

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Jaws

06 August 2008
We're at 39 49.0N 57 01W again in no wind and motoring. Highlights; we caught a fish. Well a shark actually. Only 3foot long but it had real big teeth. We motored for 24 solid hours yesterday only getting wind at midnight; and that only lasted 'til 03:00. While it lasted we cracked on at 8.5 knots and were at last making good time. Now we're back to 5knots and probably having to wait until tomorrow before the forecast wind fills in from the south. We're turning this into a sea based road trip the damn engine's been on so often. The stress has caused a few wee issues but nothing Phil hasn't been able to fix (when's his birthday?). What we'd have done without Phil is beyond me. He has been an absolute hero this trip.
Pretty quiet all day yesterday, more dolphins and some kind of seagull; looks like a sea version of a number 2. All is well but we're slipping behind schedule.
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Vessel Name: Time Bandit
Vessel Make/Model: Outremer 51
Hailing Port: Largs, Scotland
Crew: Anne and Stuart Letton
About: ex dinghy and keelboat racers now tooled up with a super sleek cat and still cruising around aimlessly, destination Nirvana...
Extra: Next up....the Caribbean. We've left South Africa in our wake and now off to Namibia, St Helena, Brazil, Suriname and into the Caribbean. Well, that' the vague plan. We'll see what happens.
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