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Ocean Planet Around Alone Log
Oct. 1, 2002
Pos: 50 04N, 03 59W @ 9:30 a.m. GMT


Sheesh! Got stuck in a big wind hole near the Eddystone rock and lighthouse. This was of course right about the time that the British military was issuing warnings that live test firing would be taking place RIGHT THERE later in the morning. Yikes!!

So with the lousy wind I had to back track a few miles just to get out of there. This put me conveniently right in the shipping lanes where the freighters zoom back and forth while you crawl at 4kts….but now I have wind!

About 30 miles to go to the finish off “Berry Head” near Brixham!

A few had asked for pics of the boom, here’s a couple….


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