now at the start of day five we are half way across
the Newfoundland banks and it is getting very cold!
The wind and sea state has moderated somewhat and the
crew is utilising the dry state of the boat to dry out
some gear, thermals, wet weather gear, socks s leeping
We are currently in 20 knots of wind from 135 heading
upwind at about 12 knots. It seems the reaching and
running may have eluded us for at least another 24 hours
unfortunately. Not too sure how we are going against
Mari-Cha as the information seems to be conflicting
however I am under the impression we are going quite
well, but will just have to wait and see. It is a shame
to hear Careera has withdrawn as it is now truly a two
Will revert in the next 24
with more updates. The freeze dried food i s outstanding!
running a little low on muesli bars though!!
Max Brown. - Maximus - Photo: Taken aboard Maximus
during the early stages of the Rolex Transatlantic Challenge.