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Currently in Portugal after 7 years in the Mediterranean

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Everything's Fino in Puerto Sherry

08 December 2020 | Puerto Sherry
Nichola Wright | F7 winds followed by calm. Sunny and warm
We picked up the anchor at 7 am on the 2nd of September to push on the 50nm from Cala Bolonia to Cadiz. We had hoped to split the passage over two days, however, inclement winds were on their way.

As the sun rose, a gentle southerly wind set in allowing us to sail. With the engine silenced, the only noise was from the swishing of Emerald's bow slicing through the waves. Shearwaters gracefully skimmed the waves. Peace, nature, and sailing = happiness. We made a very respectable 6kts SOG with the tide with us.

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Vessel Name: Emerald
Vessel Make/Model: Kelly Peterson 44
Hailing Port: No fixed abode
Crew: Colin 'Skip' Wright, Nichola Wright
About: One from Northern Ireland, one from Yorkshire, UK
Extra: Emerald has been our home since 2004. We've sailed around the UK, the western Baltic and have spent 7 years in the Med. We're currently in Portugal, planning a refit. Lot's more information about us and the boat can be found at www.yachtemerald.com
Home Page: https://www.yachtemerald.com/
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