Atlantic Crossing Day 13   7 comments

N17º0’37.6992″  W61º46’59.0046″

Whoop whoop land at last, was that a nice sight or what?  We had the BBQ on the fly bridge all ready to go and some beers on ice (just a few) I even had a cigar ready, It was such a nice feeling lighting that.

Here was our first sighting of land just before sunset. The Island of Antigua to the right of the sun.

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By the time we got to English Harbour it was pitch black and very hard to find an anchorage with enough room for Kapowai, keeping in mind anchor chain length, water depth and staying out of the shipping channel and away from other boats. However we did find one and dropped the anchor, phew G & T time.

This was the view in the morning.

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After a leisurely breakfast, and the first one where you didn’t have to hold your plate down, we got Kapowai ‘Caribbean ready’ deck chairs out, snorkelling gear ready, ice maker working, suntan lotion to hand. A quick radio call to the harbour master and we were on our way to a berth.

Kapowai berthed along side, so nice to step onto dry land after so long at sea, I couldn’t have done it with better people on a better boat, big thanks to Sean & Lois and of course Kapowai.

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7 responses to “Atlantic Crossing Day 13

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  1. sounds like the end of a perfect voyage. What now?

  2. A perfect sunset to end a memorable voyage. And landfall looks enticing too.

  3. Good Stuff! Glad you made it safely!

  4. A hard life you lead Rigmover

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