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11/08 - 13h40

When Saturday Comes

Since yesterday morning, there has been a grey layer of cloud with varying wind speed and direction, and occasional drizzle. The big spinnaker went up yesterday morning, just in time for a day's speed testing against Geodis. We separated a bit tafter dark.



 A few hours ago, the wind was gusting to 24 knots, which is quite  a lot for the big spi - normally that is the upper limit for when we would take it down double-handed, and I would perhaps do well to remember that I am on my own, and readjust sail limits accordingly. I got it down without incident and put the medium spinnaker up. This has of course had the predictable result of causing the wind to drop! It's just getting light, pink tinged grey cloud everywhere, not the cotton wool trade wind variety either. However the diurnal atmospheric pressure pattern on the barometer is a trade wind feature, so we must be in the right area geographically.
Miranda/ Campagne de France

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