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Short updates on where Anjea is and what we are up to.

  • Solid Sailing

    A good steady easterly carried us past Plattenberg Bay and Mossel Bay, along the bottom of Africa. Weather is mild and the sea is mostly less than 2m. There is a constant stream of commercial …

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  • So Now We are Three

    St Francis Marina is excellent but we paid a premium for our berth. It was worth it though, to spend some time with my friends Walter and Jacqui. We had a fabulous day with them at the Ado Elephant …

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  • Arrived St Francis

    The port captain gave us directions to negotiate the tricky entrance. Easterlies can make it difficult, and that’s what we have. We get thru OK and Keewell is waiting in a dinghy just inside. We …

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  • St Francis

    Merel stood the graveyard shift last night and I got a full night’s sleep! Wow! That’s a luxury I don’t get when I’m solo.

    It is now dawn. The sun just blinking over the low sea-mist on the …

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  • Strong Winds

    The crew (who shall remain nameless) decided to seek better winds offshore but were eventually persuaded it was better to head for St Francis than the Southern Ocean, even if the angle was not so …

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  • Light Winds

    Merel saved the day by untangling the mainsail halyard and I promptly wrapped it around the other spreader! But with daylight it was an easy fix and we have spend the day sailing, motoring and …

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  • Tangled Mainsail Halyard

    The predicted northerly came in overnight and I excitedly started putting up the mainsail, but along with the northerly came rain. Lots of rain. So much rain that I couldn’t see what I was doing …

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  • We have left Richards Bay

    A great send-off by our friends in RB. We left about 12:40, motored out of the bay, managed to miss the wreck at the entrance thanks to someone onshore with an extraordinarily loud whistle! And put …

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