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Wednesday 25 November 1507 GMT
23.45N 22.30W – 2252nm to go – Speed 7.8 knots
Wednesday afternoon and everyone has just finished a gentle afternoon tea and coffee break. Not quite Grandmas best bone china but warm and mostly in the cup. No chance of caffeine overload with Keith on the helm in a heavy swell with the boat rocking from port to starboard. Try hitting a moving cup with a tea spoon of sugar while balancing on one leg, holding on for grim death with one hand and keep the milk from spilling with the third spare hand? It’s called team work and this crew is really beginning to mould into a team. International stardom may have to wait for a few more miles but you never know.
Everyone is now on the fore deck getting ready to hoist the third fill in sail (Milk maid’s apron ?) to get a few more knots out of Star Chaser; we have managed to keep up a very respectable 7 to 8 knots so let’s see what happens next. So for any children at Romsey Primary School who might be reading this, divide 2252nm by 8 knots and that will tell you how many hours we have left to go, divide that by 24 and you have the number of days !
Will keep you posted, have to go and sail a boat.