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June 11th 2020

Position: 05° 35.0683' N 050° 41.8529' W

Boat: All good on the boat yesterday we motored a while and then in the afternoon we could sail again so its back to my kinds of days except during the night we had two or three serious squalls and had to put sails away and out and away and out again and again

wind Last night was good but for the squalls i mentioned and today we are predicted to have 14 kts on the beam (or at 90 degrees to the boat) so its going to be good if the weathermen get it right

People: we are both ok in the storm we let our tempers fray but 10 minutes later we sat out in the cockpit and sorted the misunderstanding out and it was all over
We have been at sea for 10 days now and about 3 full days of motoring all joined together because of periods where there was no wind
Boat Speed: 9 to 13 KTS
Wind: 10 kts from North westerly
Distance 139 miles in 24 hours miles sailed and motoring again with a total of 1267 miles sailed so far and approximately 771 miles of the 2030 miles to go until we arrive in St Georges Grenada for quarantine
We are expecting an ETA of Monday Evening next week so doing well
Course: true ,Directly to Grenada
Conditions: 1.7 m swells at the moment but they were a little bigger last night

Comments:
There isnt much happening here today except a lot of rolling in the waves so i will be doing some reading and then I will think of things to write about
One thing is strange and we discussed it this am From our very quick stop for fuel in Karou in french Guyana on our way down we took a week to get to Cabedelo sailing against wind and against current but in days the same diatance on our way back with the current and wind its taken longer to do the same distance by 3 extra days

Have a wonderful day all of you

Kevin

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