Nov 13, 2018 - Day 88 - 37º40'N 009º51'W to 36º00'N 008º53'W

Summary
We continue our downwind passage around Cape S. Vicente and chart a direct course towards Rabat, Morocco. With good winds we are making good time, but the swells are high and are hitting us from an uncomfortable angle.

Sea Area
Atlantic Ocean, S. Vicente (ref. Spanish forecast area)

Weather
Clear skies to 2/8 all day. Winds N 4 Bft, shifting slightly to NNE in the evening, increasing to 4-5 in the night. Seas 2-3 m all day. Pressure 1021, increasing to 1022 then dropping to 1018 at midnight. Min. temp.: 14ºC, max. temp.: 18ºC.

Nautical Log
main sail and genoa set
00:30 - genoa reefed away
01:00 - HDG 180
01:40 - HDG 190
08:35 - mizzen set
13:00 - HDG 145, genoa set
15:30 - motor on (battery charging)
18:00 - motor off
20:15 - HDG 130

Incidents
none

Sightings
none

Maintenance Log
none

Other
none

Mileage (over ground)
Today: 128,4 nm
Total: 2.055,3 nm