After a foggy departure we take on fuel and head out of Rio Tejo into the open ocean. At the estuary of Rio Tejo we sight the US aircraft carrier USS Harry Truman. With a good downwind course we head towards Cape S. Vicente.
Atlantic Ocean, Rio Tejo, Trafalgar, S. Vicente
Fog at first, clearing around noon to clear skies. Winds N to NNE 1-2 Bft in the morning, temporarily shifting S, then shifting back to N over E, increasing 4-5 Bft. Seas 0 m in Rio Tejo, increasing 3 m in the ocean. Pressure 1015 increasing 1018 HPa. Min. temp.: 11ºC, max. temp.: 16ºC.
08:10 - motor on
08:20 - departure, pilotage to Doca de Belem
09:55 - arrival at Doca de Belem (gas station), motor off
10:25 - motor on, departure, pilotage on Rio Tejo to open ocean
11:30 - HDG 205, motor off, main sail and genoa set
10:45 - USS Harry Truman
10:15-10:25 taking on fuel
Mileage (over ground)
Today: 75,9 nm
Total: 1.926,9 nm