N59 x W005. Abeam the Rock of Rona. Easterley F4 We left Ullapool at 1400 Thursday 16th June and beat into a light wind and a foul tide. We knew it wasn’t the perfect time to leave tide wise but were eager to get underway. The wind died soon after and we motored past the Summer Isles. At 23:30 a light southerly kicked in and we were sailing again. Now the picked has picked p a backed to be F4 easterly. We are currently making 6 kn and putting some east in the bank as the wind is due to back further.
The sun is out!
Thembi are due to set sail on Sunday. John will fly to the Faroes to join us for the final preparations and training before heading north.