Sep 11, 2018 - Day 24 - Saint-Valery-en-Caux to 50º09'N 000º17'E

Sea Area
English Channel E (Wight, Portland)

Weather
4/8 at first then clearing up around sunset. Winds SW 2 shifting to NW in the evening, increasing to 5, gusts 6 in the afternoon, decreasing to 3 in the late evening. Sea 2 m, decreasing to 1.5 m in the evening. Pressure 1021-1022 all day. Min. temp.: 18ºC, max. temp.: 26ºC.

Nautical Log
Decided to take afternoon HW for departure to be able to benefit from predicted N wind window. Use prevailing W/SW winds to make way to N to have good starting point for passage through English Channel W when winds will shift back to W.

15:20 - motor on
15:20 - departure
15:30 - pass sea gate and raw bridge outgoing
15:50 - hoist main and jib 1, motor off
16:00 - course 330º mag/315º chart
17:30 - course 308º mag/293º chart
20:00 - hoist genoa
20:15 - hoist mizzen
21:00 - course 310º chart
22:00 - course 005º chart
22:20 - course 205º mag/140º chart
22:45 - course 350º mag/045º chart
23:00 - motor on
23:30 - motor off
24:00 - course 330º mag/020º chart

Incidents
none

Sightings
none

Maintenance Log
none

Other
none

Mileage (over ground)
Today: 32.0 nm
Total: 746.4 nm