Hi Folks Well we made it to Lisbon with a day to spare and Tim has now gone home (at least for a day or two before he jets off for more international travel - or a real holiday as he puts it!). Lisbon was extremely hot 36Â°C + and a huge contrast to the wild and windy coastal weather we've had. We spent a couple of days exploring the city, but I think it needs much more time to get any real feel for the place. I don't think it's a strolling around sor...
Hugh, Anne and Hector's Sailing Adventures
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This is the Captain speaking. (25th June) We are now in Sines , the last port of call before Cabo de Sao Vicente and the Algarve. The sailing down the Portuguese coast has been rather frustrating. Each day seems to start with flat calm and then the wind slowly builds up until by 1600 a 20 knot NW breeze has built up which continues to increase to 25-30 knots until it switches off at 1930hr precisely. By this time the seas have built up to about 1.5 to 2m swe...