What a wonderful welcome home yesterday.
Had a beautiful roast beef dinner with friends in kilrush.
Tidied up Waxwing and thanked her for carrying me safely home ❤️⛵️Went to bed and slept for 10 hours, when I woke I automatically went to look at the compass to check our course and realised.. oh ya i am tied up in kilrush marina. 😂
Today I was beautifull, I made it back in time for my granddaughter Emilia’s communion ❤️
It was so lovely to spend the day with my family.
Wind died completely yesterday, I left up a small bit of the headsail to try steady Waxwing, she rolled and pitched all night. I was up a lot anyway because of shipping out of Gibraltar or Lisbon I guess!
A lot of people asking about my sleep patterns, basically I grab sleep when I can day or night.
I have a very good AIS system that shows me all ships up to 50 nm away, most of them are doing 10 to 15 knots in one hour so that gives me time to sleepp. Last nigh
Today I am one week at sea and it has been great. I was hoping to have the Portuguese trade winds now but it looks like the Azores high is over Ireland. Head winds the last few days but can’t complain, weather is good.
The transformation in everything over the week is amazing. Firstly I had a massive work load on for a year before I set sail I had to adjust from that to sailing, even though I was still checking all my work and equipment over all the time ( all systems are pe