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ARC January boats making progress

ARC January boats making progress

ARC January boats producing development

by Planet Cruising Club 29 Jan 08:01 UTC

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The ARC January fleet are progressing well on their way to Saint Lucia and lifetime onboard has been a mix of fishing, taking in, wildlife recognizing, retaining suit and a good deal of sailing. The temperature has been a blend with excellent winds to begin but many boats have now discovered them selves in a little bit of a ‘hole’ whilst the upside meant a few of the crew customers took a mid-Atlantic dip! &#13

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While there is plenty of sailing to retain every person occupied, lots of of the boats have kept good friends and loved ones again household updated on lifetime at sea by means of every day weblogs. Alongside sailing, a good deal of pastimes have been claimed although at sea, the evening shifts have been handed stargazing and world recognizing with apps utilised to establish the constellations, listening to audiobooks and pondering lifetime, the universe and in some cases what they are accomplishing out in the center of the Atlantic!&#13

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Daytimes have been used fishing with some reporting much more achievement than other individuals, a Mahi mahi delivered sashimi on Cohiba, but a tuna and dorado were thrown back again to the ocean. Aquavita caught and instantly missing a Mahi Mahi which took a prized bucket with it, a lot to the disappointment of the youngest crew member, Jason. There has also been considerably wildlife spotting, with stories of dolphins, birds and quite a few flying fish leaping onboard to capture a journey.&#13

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An additional quite essential portion of each working day at sea is foodstuff, and discussing it looks to be as significant as cooking and eating. Self proclaimed connoisseur cooking has been maintaining Aquavita sustained with Chinese braised pork in 5 spices, German sausages with sauerkraut, coke rooster, seared salmon with clean fruit, pan fried battered cauliflower, pork fillet in banana (sans cognac) sauce, banana bread and a grand finale of a complete leg of black pig serano ham manufactured into sandwiches.&#13

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Rhapsody nearly misplaced 50 percent of their fruit offer in advance of they had even begun when a fruit net broke just prior to the start out line and deposited apples and oranges into the sea but some speedy contemplating and adapting their person overboard exercise observed most fruit recovered and them crossing the line with barely a hold off.&#13

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Specific instances have also been marked during the crossing, Cohiba celebrated a birthday with eggs, bacon and cake and a had 50 percent way bash celebration with champagne and pancakes developed by Sander. Celebratory pancakes were had on Serendipity IV on Sunday morning to mark 1 7 days at sea and Chinese New Year was celebrated on Aquavita, minus the conventional dumplings which they are conserving for a calmer working day! Burn’s evening was marked on Ca Canny with a Scotland-themed quiz despatched by 1 of the crew’s wives to retain them fast paced ending with a tie and a fierce debate more than whether or not ‘Orkney’ was a valid answer to one particular of the queries.&#13

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With a several days to go ahead of the to start with boats are anticipated in Saint Lucia, preparations are underneath way and the yellow shirt team is waiting to meet them with a celebratory rum punch and fruit basket on the pontoon. At this time top the fleet is Ta’i Miti, who are predicted to cross the complete line on the 30th January.&#13

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Comply with the fleet’s progress on the Fleet Viewer, YB Races Application and examine the blogs from the boats on the WCC website.&#13
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