Overcast at first then clearing to 0/8. Wind SE 3 increasing 5, then stabilising at 4 over the afternoon. Sea 0.5 m on the Elbe River increasing to 1.5 m short of Helgoland. Pressure decreasing from 1017 to 1012, then increasing slightly to 1013 in the evening. Min. temp.: 14ºC, max. temp.: 23ºC.
05:40 - Departure from Helgoland
05:50 - Pilotage under sail (main, genoa, mizzen) Elbe River N towards North Sea
08:30 - Course 320º
10:00 - Course 270º
11:00 - Course 300º, take down main
12:40 - take down genoa, mizzen, approach under motor
13:15 - Arrival in Helgoland
06:35 - Hit buoy 24. Damage to bow stbd. Just dent, no hole.
Paint dent and also other existing scratches
Mileage (over ground)
Today: 37.0 nm
Total: 281.9 nm