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Sailng on Windwanderer.
No Photos 3rd Jul 2013
Sunday 30th June 2013

Sunday 30th June 2013

Day 6

7am my watch kinda

Well we have big seas once again, man this is just shocking, in the early hours of the morning, my whole shift was just one of hanging on, jumping up changing, to 5° port than back to starboard.
The winds were all over the place,and the waves,all I can say is I'm sure glad that it was night time.

Then to throw into the mix, tankers, it's nothing to see two or three an hour, as we are getting closer to Panama now and they are either going in or are out of the canal.

So we get another email from Chris the weather guy, as per usual a day late, he tells us once again we are going to have big seas.

We listen to him every day on the Ships radio, but sometimes the reception is really bad and you only get bits and pieces, it's not a bad service really but it all stops once we get through the canal as he only covers the Carribean.


He did say to head closer to the coastline as things will be a bit more settled there, so off we head.


Talk about one extreme to the next, now we have hardly any wind at all, and doing under 3knots, man at this rate it will take weeks to get to Panama.

So once again we change coarse, and head back out to see some, and the Captain, changes the sails a million times, but still a very slow boat and calm seas.

I have no problem with this at all....hahaha

And even managed to do a little bit of cooking.
Not much but we did have pikelets, flapjacks, in South Africa and pancakes, in America, what every you call them, they felt like such a treat with Strawberry jam, and Cream, even if the cream did come out if a can. :-/

I have had so many things out of a can or dried stuff it's shocking, powdered milk takes some getting used too, and don't even get me started with Coffee, I can't wait to get home and have a Moconna coffee, we have drank crap coffee for way way too long now.

I have to say that Australia has the best food out of all the Country's we have visited so far, The most variety of fresh and healthy as well, so next time you go to the supermarket market think of me... Hahaha
I so can't wait to get home for that as well, never ever thought I would say, I'm hanging out to go to Coles or Wollies....haha. Been on this boat way to long.

Well tomorrow is another day.

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