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Day 63 - Eye of the Storm

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Hi Guys

Interesting day struggling with big seas.  We spent the morning watching ships and waiting to see what the weather did.  We had to get the drove out (giant sock) to hold the boat in line with the waves rather than allow them to hit us side on which is very dangerous in deep seas.  We are experiencing pretty strong winds which is forcing us south, in fact the conditions are such that we have had the para anchor out and are using the time to get some sleep.  I went out of the cabin earlier to check the weather and got very wet.  We have been close to the eye of the storm and its been a strange sky with one side of us clear and the other full of intense clouds.

It’s fairly none-eventful waiting for the wind to change and the storm to pass but we have got signs that it is finally shifting direction and in fact I did a rowing set earlier which was nice as we got moving.¬† Andy is currently rowing and enjoying surfing the waves!¬† We are going to keep an eye on the weather but is looks unlikely that we will be rowing tonight as it will be too dangerous.¬† Hopefully tomorrow will be easier.

Cheers guys.

Guy out

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