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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.
  • 06 June 06 Arriving to our destination in Monaco.
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