My third week has seen increasing wind strength while sailing in the Northern Pacific Ocean causing the very warm water to splash over deck soaking our t-shirts and shorts!! On Wednesday we had a delayed visit of King Neptune while still coping with the leakage of diesel fuel and on Friday we wrapped the big spinnaker around the forestay and we could not get it down while the wind strength kept increasing.
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Cape town, new skippers, UTC and virtual beaches.
All boats arrived safely in Cape Town, some have new skippers, talk about UTC and time zones, the Wardan Whip announcement and teams have been told to avoid the virtual beach.
All the teams have arrived safely in Cape town this week and are enjoying the hospitality of South Africa and our sponsor Stormhoek supplying their fine wines.