7 mai 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:06-05 GMT:18.54 POS:35.07 N,15.46 W COG:190 SOG:8 kn
We are sailing close hauled southwards with a westerly wind.
Expecting the wind to increase and backing.
This means we cannot reach Madeira in one tack.
So a bit more rough sailing ahead of us.
As I can tell now we will arrive in Funchal just after the weekend.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:WSW 4 Bf
SEA STATE:slight swell
SEA TEMP:17.5 C
AIR TEMP:18 C
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