Enjoy the Cape Verde Experience

 

Almost

For a while we were first in the race, on ‘corrected’ time but we were! But, the ‘Pride of Baltimore II’ is a different league. They finished first and were also first after the TCF corrections. Well done! An old lady as the ‘Oosterschelde’ getting the second place is great, and we are very content

It’s an exciting race!

There is a lot of wind that increases, then decreases and increases again etc. So we get a lot of training with reefing the sails. We tried to keep our course at beam reach to keep our speed up. We were sailing a bit north from the fastest course but we didn’t mind as the wind