Thursday, December 17, 2009

Ocean

Have tried to show what it was like on a daily basis during the trip. The view astern was the same every day, just the wind strength changed. In the vid its a top end F4, looks less cos I'm going downwind, its the no wind charger direction, they dont work unless the wind is about F6, the one I fixed to the prop shaft piles in the amps all the time as GL was doing anywere between 5.8 and 7.4 all the time through the water, sometimes SOG showing 8 or 9 on GPS.

video

5 comments:

  1. Roy - great video, and both glad to hear you made it over. What an achievement.

    We wish you a very happy Christmas, and will be toasting you in the Bull over the festivities

    Phil & Ruth

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  2. Nice one Roy..... Enjoy the Carib's mate will raise a glass to ya.... Merry Christmas.
    Don't forget any boat repair needs, wait if you can and buy in St Martin....
    Phil from Baiona

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  3. Roy, Nice video. Seeems the self steering seems to be working o.k. on it's weakest point. Noticed the tiller is lashed slightly to windward, slight balance problem? A slightly used model has just been sold in Bangor for £2,200. Any minus points?

    Regards Simon Dubberley (Dickies)

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  4. Happy New Year Roy, Good to hear your voice and great video - started to get my sealegs just watching. A fantastic adventure - we think about you a lot.

    Cheers Pat - Jonesey in Gabon!

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  5. Hi Roy
    Happy New Year Love !! You are doing so well - - good one !!!! Your wish has come true and as long as your enjoying it (which I know you are!!!) then its all been worth while - - hard work I am sure !!
    Good luck and keep in touch !!
    Love always, Marjorie xxxx

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