02 Aug 2011 depart Horta Azores 03 Aug 2011 arrive San Miguel Azores 150 miles.

History repeats! Second time on north and west of Pico, second foul dance. Crossing to run south of Pico on a southwest wind. Wind disagrees and turns southeast. Flying north between Faial and close to Pico on a 4 plus knot current. Wind hides along with steerageway. Overfalls northwest of me. Wind returns. Wind hides. Wind returns. Wind hides. Now made 10 miles good to the northwest corner of Pico and no current. There’s the wind, no, there, no, over there. Wind hides. Wind returns. Wind hides. Run, beat, reach. This sucks. Dark and now east of Pico. Wind back to the southwest and force 5. Major traffic, sleep light. Wind sticks and Porto Delgada before dark. Beer time!

About Quinn

20 year solo sailor and developer of Nimble Navigator Charting Software. I sail a Lyle Hess 28 foot Bristol Channel Cutter and have over 100,000 miles on her log.
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One Response to 02 Aug 2011 depart Horta Azores 03 Aug 2011 arrive San Miguel Azores 150 miles.

  1. Gabriela says:

    Yes, of course. The naigiorl inhabitants of the Canary islands were the Gaunches who were descendants of Berbers, a white North African group. In fact, the naigiorl Spanish explorers were surprised to find that many of the natives had blond hair, unique among North African groups! The natives were later supplanted by the Spanish who colonized the islands in the 15th century. Modern Canary Islanders are mainly of Spanish background, but some do have significant amounts of native ancestry. However, today the population of the Canary Islands looks no different than the majority of other Spaniards.

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