ARC+ 2018 Day 13 Mindelo to St Lucia Leg

“And the east wind doth blow”, and boy did it blow, we measured 40 knots True and our fastest ever speed 13.3 knots SOG (speed over ground), maybe a tad too much sail out?

The wind has stayed with us most of the day at between 20-30 knots so we’ve reefed in both the Genoa and the Main and still managing 7.5-8 knots SOG nice at this rate we’ll make out Wednesday arrival as planned and be in time for last beers!

I’d like to say we’ve used up all our supplies and are now eating the last few bits of food, but with the exception of the fresh fruit, we completely over provisioned and will be eating the crossing food for months to come, still at least there’s room in the fridge now for the champagne and beers to celebrate when we get there!

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