Jump to content

we brought a new yacht


Recommended Posts

now in Cape Verde, Mindelo, nice 900nm sail here, all downwind, about 1 day of motoring and 5.5 days to get here, had to slow down on the last night to 5kn to arrive in daylight. 

there are quite a few sunken fishing trawlers in the bay that are unlit, great anchoring/holding though, well go in the marina tomorrow and stock up ready for the Atlantic crossing. currrent weather pattern looks like taking 12-14 days. but will be taking it easy so maybe longer. 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 23
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Hi All, havent posted much in the last few years, but been plenty busy getting sorted for the next adventure. the family and i have rented the house and flown to the Med and brought a 50 footer to sa

on our way to Gibraltar now, down the spanish coast, should be there in about 2 days time. if the weaher holds, pick up some crew there and a few days later head off for the Canaries to meet up with s

made it to canaries, in Arrecife. here for a few days, few minor repairs and upgrades then off to Grand Canaria, and then Cape Verde. should be in Caribbean by 1st Feb.

Posted Images

now in Cape Verde islands, Mindelo, nice town/city, industrial port but nice people and friendly/ very tidy. anchored out with good holding for a few days but into marina tomorrrow for stock up and then setting off over Atlantic. took 5.5 days from Canaries to here, 900nm easy down wind sailing with about a day of motoring in the middle. slowed down to 5 knots on last night to arrive in daylight as there are many sunken fishing hulks/vessels in the bay to avoid. 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 3 weeks later...

Well done and congrats on the transatlantic!

Everyone I’ve met on a world cruise has said the Med and the S Pac ate the best bits so don’t hesitate the Panama.

But Black Panther has intimate knowledge of the Dominic Republic and the general area you’re in so he might drop a golden nugget suggestion.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...