Sep 27, 2018 - Day 40 - 44º34'N 008º01'W to A Coruña

Summary
On the last stretch to A Coruña, the wind died and we got stuck in sudden and extremely dense fog. Luckily it cleared just enough to enter the harbor when we approached the Spanish shore.

Sea Area
Bay of Biscay

Weather
Clear skies in the morning, then sudden fog with visibility < 50 m until afternoon. Then slightly clearing up to visibility ~3 cable. Winds E 2-3 in the early morning, then shifting S, later SW, decreasing to 0-1. Seas 1-2 m at first, then decreasing to 0.5 m. Pressure 1023 slightly increasing to 1025 in the afternoon. Min. temp.: 18ºC, max. temp.: 22ºC.

Nautical Log
00:00 - jib, main and mizzen still up, HDG 220
01:30 - motor on
04:00 - take down main
06:30 - HDG 200
10:30 - all sails down
12:55 - HDG 180
15:00 - sail past Tower of Hercules to meet with Helmut
16:00 - pilotage into A Coruña, Marina Coruña
16:30 - arrived in A Coruña

Incidents
none

Sightings
08:20 - land
10:00 - dolphins

Maintenance Log
no entry

Other
Started new log book.

Mileage (over ground)
Today: 77.0 nm
Total: 1424.8 nm