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Transport Through Bermuda

Waiting for a weather window so we could leave for Newport tried our
patience, not that Bermuda is a bad place to get stuck.

Waiting for a weather window so we could leave for Newport tried our patience, not that Bermuda is a bad place to get stuck.

Andrew Burton

With wind at 15 knots from just forward of the beam, we sail along at 8.5
knots. It can stay like this all the way to Newport, we decide.

With wind at 15 knots from just forward of the beam, we sail along at 8.5 knots. It can stay like this all the way to Newport, we decide.

Andrew Burton

A warm, beautiful sunset, but the clouds ahead presage the cold front that
we'll sail through later.

A warm, beautiful sunset, but the clouds ahead presage the cold front that we'll sail through later.

Andrew Burton

The weather charts present a messy scenario as we sit waiting for a window to
leave Bermuda.

The weather charts present a messy scenario as we sit waiting for a window to leave Bermuda.

Andrew Burton

The wind's picked up and the water is cold as we near latitude 40 degrees;
ashore they'll have frost tonight. Katie Goettsche keeps the big Swan
tracking homeward.

The wind's picked up and the water is cold as we near latitude 40 degrees; ashore they'll have frost tonight. Katie Goettsche keeps the big Swan tracking homeward.

Andrew Burton

Reefed right down with a steady 30 knots of wind and sailing in big seas,
we're far enough north of the storm that this is as bad as it'll get.

Reefed right down with a steady 30 knots of wind and sailing in big seas, we're far enough north of the storm that this is as bad as it'll get.

Andrew Burton

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