Middle watch Bay of Biscay
Ship cracking along under topsails & staysails at 9 knots yesterday. All crew celebrated Cadet Josh’s 21st birthday with a kangaroo court over absent chocolate bars. Force 7 in a moderate sea.
Now Motor sailing under staysails and jibs
In a heavier sea wind dropped to 6 knots. Dramatic moon late night sprinkled with stars. 60 miles south of the Scillies. English Channel here we come.
ASW Peter, Roy, Arnie, Dan & Julia.