Steve " Soft Hands " Dawson
21st June 2005 12:00BST 4624.0000N,02831.0000W,0M
"Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow" Horace ODES I.xi
Well that qoute about sums up the spirit onboard right now. Yesterday we new the weather would be coming from the SSW at speeds of 30knts with gusts reaching 40-50knts, not ideal when you need to be pushing East. Still we vowed yesterday that we would row for as long as conditions allowed, that was 24hrs ago and still we row on.
It has been a testing time for "Naturally Best" her crew and their kit. In the darkness of last night there proved to be many a heart stopping ocassion. On the bright side though we were entertained by a live concert "Wind and Waves at Sea" It was pretty loud and one of the more involving live concerts we have been too.
Onwards and Eastwards
HALF WAY MARK REACHED !!!!
20thJune 2005. 1200bst.
Our next major milestone was passed at 6.05 am June 20th 2005. Debate will always ensue as to exactly where half way is, is it half way in miles, half way in degrees etc. etc. For us, after discussion
Not what is says on the packet!
19th June 2005 12:00 BST
Its Day 1
I can't even imagine what you all must be going through,
waves like 'tower blocks' in sea's of blue,
battling the elements day in day out,
the challenge is to
Later dispatches - Previous dispatches
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL. PARTS 1--2 AND 3
18th June 2005 12:00 BST
In the words of Ian Dury and The Blockheads, [for those of you not old enough to remember please ask parents], todays update will follow the theme of one of the crews fave songs.
PART 1: Finally th