Crossing the Greenwich Meridian

We have reached a double milestone today in as much as we are now less than 1000nm from Cape Town and later today we will cross the Greenwich meridian, where we stop counting longitude down and and start counting up. As of tonight we will be East of Greenwich. Right now the plotter calls it 985nm to the pilot station in front of Table Bay harbour.

We have weathered our first frontal system and got through without problems. It is bitterly cold out here, summer is just a malicious rumour spread by landlubbers…

We are in a bit of a hole, the high pressure has caught up with us again but it looks like some wind tomorrow. All ok on board, just trying to cope with 36 hour days… Or that’s what they feel like.

The closer you get to home, the more time seems to drag.

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