We continue to move South on a downwind course, round Cabo Raso in the early morning. We are too early to enter Rio Tejo at daylight and with rising tide, so we anchor near Cascais before continuing the approach into Rio Tejo.
Atlantic Ocean, Trafalgar, Rio Tejo
4/8 to 6/8 overcast in the early morning, clearing up to 2/8 around noon. Winds NW to NE 3-4 Bft. Seas 1 m in the ocean, 0 in Rio Tejo. Pressure 1013 increasing 1015 HPa. Min. temp.: 18ºC, max. temp.: 23ºC.
main sail, mizzen, jib and genoa set
01:00 - HDG 180, motor on, all sails lowered
05:20 - HDG 050, approach anchorage
07:30 - motor off, anchor dropped at 38º41,715’N 009º23,166’W
08:50 - motor on, anchor off, pilotage into Rio Tejo
12:10 - arrived at marina Parque das Nacoes, Lisbon, motor off
Mileage (over ground)
Today: 43,3 nm
Total: 1.851,0 nm