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TJ2010: Fetching some fresh water

The usual way to leave the sailing boat in the harbour was in the small dingi, in either one the two we had aboard.

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TJ2010: Horta Harbour

A year ago: going shopping and getting the food and supplies necessary for the crossing to England on Faial in Horta: The evening before – a relaxed evening in the harbour after having fixed some sail stuff of another boat:

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TJ2010: Dolphins

A year ago a school of dolphins has been accompanying us for a while. Somehow it was always nice to see “somebody” else out there, even better if those were in a good mood or at least look as if

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TJ2010: Sitting in the Sun

The wind was less now, but the waves remained still for a couple of days:

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Five Meter Waves

One year ago, it was getting louder abord, less sleep and higher waves. Nobody really felt comfortable any more. sometimes the autopilot was not used any more, since steering the boat manually seemed to be more suitable when racing down … Weiterlesen

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Views from Inside: The Kitchen

a petroleum stove and oven, sink and all you need to make a cake

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… and Speed again

Nicer weather and still making good progress towards the east, towards the acores:

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A Calm again …

A calm caught us again a good week after the other one. in the calm we even met somebody, a guy from germany on his 24 feet boat, alone. Poor guy, we were faster

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Windy …

Outside the weather stayed a bit rougher, but we made good progress, saw some dolphins, wrote a letter in a bottle, …

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View from Inside

running the engine we left the calm and right away it got more uncomfortable, though this was a try to catch the movements of the ship, as seen (and felt) from inside:

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