22 juni 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE: 22 06 15 GMT: 1146 POS: 49 48 N,003 09 W COG:202 SOG:4,5
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
CURRENT DIR: NE
Pressure is rising and also the hope of having made the last tack over the channel!
After a rough ride towards the English coast yesterday we had a very nice dinner in a smooth Lyme Bay, celebrating the longest day of the year, the seaman’s Sunday and a nice voyage with wines from 3 different countries…
Now we head close hauled towards the Atlantic edge of Bretagne, waiting for some NW winds and some sunshine after the depression..
See you soon Douarnenez!
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