From: Isla Margarita
To: Monaco - Boat type: Hunter 46'
27 April 06 Leaving Isla Margarita to St. Lucia, Easterly wind 15-20Kn.
30 April 06 Arriving to Rodney bay marina in St. Lucia for refueling and provisioning.
01 May 06 Leaving the beautiful marina of Rodney bay to start the ocean crossing. Easterly 20Kn wind.
06 May 06 Encountering strong head wind forcing the boat to sail due North instead of 065�.
10 May 06 The head wind finally subside and we are able to alter course directly towards the Azores.
12 May 06 Strong North East storm raging for 24 hours, the boat is handling well.
19 May 06 Arriving to Horta harbor in the Azores.
20 May 06 Refueling and provisioning for the next leg to Gibraltar.
21 May 06 Casting off at 07:00, destination Gibraltar.
25 - 26 May 06 . Another strong Atlantic storm hit us. The boat and crew are holding well
27 May 06 Reached cap St. Vincent of Portugal, continue towards Gibraltar.
29 May 06 Entering the straits of Gibraltar at 05:30AM with favorable Westerly wind and Easterly current.
29 May 06 Entering Marina in Gibraltar for refueling.
29 May 06 Cast off from Gibraltar after refueling. Strong Westerly wind. Noticing strong vibrations from the propeller, heading for Sotogrande marina (Spain) for repair. Discovering a fender on the propeller which was removed without damage.
30 May 06 leaving Sotogrande marina heading to Monaco. Strong Westerly wind.
01 June 06 Gale force North Easterly winds force us to seek shelter in Cartagena.
02 June 06 Cast off Cartagena.
June 06 Crossing Gulf de Lion at gale force wind and sea beaufort 7.