Oct 16, 2018 - Day 59 - Vigo to 41º30'N 008º50'W

Summary
The two day passage to Porto starts with light winds from the North to North West so we need to ‘hoist the diesel engine’ quite some time to make time.

Sea Area
Atlantic Ocean, Trafalgar

Weather
Overcast at first, then clearing up to clear skies over the day. Winds from W 2 Bft, later shifting to NW, temporarily increasing 3-4 Bft, later decreasing to 1 Bft. Seas calm at first, increasing to 3 m (swell) in the afternoon. Pressure constantly at 1016. Min. temp.: 14ºC, max. temp.: 21ºC.

Nautical Log
12:45 - motor on
13:00 - departure, pilotage out of Vigo
13:15 - HDG 250
13:35 - HDG 230
13:45 - HDG 275
14:15 - drop anchor, motor off
15:30 - anchor off, main sail, jib, mizzen set
16:10 - HDG 160, motor on
16:15 - HDG 170
16:20 - HDG 190

Incidents
none

Sightings
21:00 - bioluminescent dolphins, unknown number

Maintenance Log
none

Other
Short stop at Praia das Rodas, launched drone

Mileage (over ground)
Today: 50,0 nm
Total: 1.624,6 nm