18th May 2005
Seeing as we fly to Canada tomorrow I thought I would check the weather forecast, sought of wish I had'nt hindsight is great. We won't be needing shorts and flip flops more likely our Sealskinz Hats and Gloves.
Below is a genuine weather forecast, this is not a windup guys!
Forecast from Environment Canada
St. John's: Issued 5.30 AM NDT Wednesday 18 May 2005
Today; Cloudy. 70 percent chance of showers this morning. Fog and patchy drizzle. High 7.
Tonight ;Overcast. Fog and patchy drizzle. Low 4.
Thursday; Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late in the day. Fog and patchy drizzle. Wind east 20 km/h increasing to 30 gusting to 50 late in the day. High 7.
Friday; Periods of rain and fog. Windy. Low 2. High 7.
Saturday; Showers and periods of drizzle. Fog. Low 3. High 7.
Sunday;Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and drizzle. Fog. Low 4. High 9.
Are you sitting Comfortably?
17th May 2005
As final packing, or should that be panicking? Goes on, I came across these items buried underneath the pile of kit that currently occupies the spare room. Sorry Mum.
1 x Gel Pad Seat and 1
14th May 2005
As a crew we don't remember a great deal about lessons at school, but then it was not within the curriculum to follow a team of guys who were rowing across the Atlantic. It was great to see though
Later dispatches -
8 Hours Flying, 45 Days Rowing
9th May 2005
As the 19th of May our flight departure day looms ever closer I was pleased to recieve 3 one way flights for crew member's George Rock, Nigel Morris and Rob Munslow. I can't help but think som