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Land sighted and dropping anchor, crossing complete
8 February 2006 update    
Brief late night update!
Land ho! Over eighty hours after leaving South America, we sighted land, and are at present, dropping anchor. Stay tuned in as tomorrow begins the sorting of gear, and the choosing from the endless possibilities of things to do!

Luis and crew

Previous Dispatches

On the lookout for land    8 February 2006
Day 4 at sea....(always wanted to say that), we are all still holding up, but signs that we are fast approaching our destination are becoming more apparent. At night inside our rooms, heavy condensati


Raise the head sail....    7 February 2006
As I sit here in the bridge with the laptop, sat phone and digital camera some of the crew are raising the Head Sail. Luis is throwing potato peel over the edge, having peeled a whole bunch for dinner


Drake Passage    6 February 2006
At sunset last night we motored out of the Beagle Channel and into the notorious Drake Passage, the Mt Everest of the world's ocean voyages. Dolphins cavorted alongside us and the odd lonely albat

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