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Monday, July 25, 2016

Sail from Horta to Angra do Heroisme, Terceira 15/7/2016

Left Horta Marina at 0630 15 July 2016 and sailed to Angra do Heroisme on Terceira.
IGrib indicated there would be a 10 knot S / SEerly wind with some showers in the area


By 0715 we were sailing in a southerly 5 Bft wind making 8 knots SOG as we headed NE through the channel between Faial and Pico.

Faial astern.
Pico just about visible through the cloud on starbord


Jeannette nursing her sore hand 
Must be a shoal of fish near the surface
Dutch Link half way down the channel between Sao Jorge and Pico
Sao Jorge on Port
Rounding the eastern end of Sao Jorge



Clear skies ahead. Wind SSW 4 Bft - full rig.

 18.45 hrs moored in Angra do Heroisma on the Island of Terceira - trip 70 nMiles in 12 hrs 15 minutes, sailed 8 hrs, motored 4.3 hrs


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