Mission accomplished – Bay of Biscay crossed

Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh! We made it, we have crossed the Bay of Biscay, and it took us 4 days and 17 hours! Not bad, huh? We arrived in the sunny Baiona at 12.15pm today. Bathing clothes and champagne were quickly found! Due to the high pressure we have had some calm days which have forced us standing the sound of old Mr Yanmar, 12 hk, however, yesterday evening we got our pay back. Perfect north easterly winds gave us fantastic sailing. A new speed record, 10,39 knots, was set by the captain, a very happy captain. We had dolphins playing round the boat all night and the full moon lightening our way, it was absolutely awesome! Pictures and movies showing our crossing will be uploaded when we can find better wifi!

PS, do you know the best part in the story? Among the 5 boats leaving together from Falmouth, we arrived as number 3 in Baiona, two more boats remain, both larger than little Cantare, when they arrive, the real party begins! /First Mate

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  1. Anonymous Says:

    Congratulation. Well done!. Eva

  2. Mattias Says:

    Då kan ni packa mössorna långt ner nu...!

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Snyggt jobbat! 10,39 knop alltså, hade ni medström á la Ems då eller ;-). Ni kan nog skicka hem spinnakern direkt om ni kommer upp i den farten... Sola hårt!

    Hemlige mannen

  4. Erik Says:

    Grattis med vel overstått Biscaya!!

    Vi fortøyde S/Y Kajsa i Oslo nå på fredag, så det var det for denne gang. Nå får vi følge med på deres tur i stedet=) Fair winds,