Destination; La Grande Motte
Captain; Gilles Roux




17th April 2018; ETA 1500 local.

13th April 2018; Refueled and departed Gibraltar

13th April 2018; Passed Straits of Gibraltar

11th April 2018; Departed Cascais

09th April 2018; Arrived Cascais.

06th April 2018; Today’s shipping forecast

Gale warning – issued: 03:49 on Fri 6 Apr 2018 UTC

Severe gale force 9 veering southwesterly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

Southerly, but cyclonic in west, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
Sea state
Rough or very rough, occasionally high in far west.
Rain or thundery showers.
Moderate or good.

05th March 2018; Weather continues to keep yacht in port. Shipping forecast today;

Southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in west.

04th April 2018; Shipping forecast

Southwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent, veering northwesterly soon

02nd April 2018; Arrived La Coruna. Shipping forecast

Southwesterly gale force 8 increasing severe gale force 9 imminent, increasing storm force 10 soon

29th March 2018; Departed Cherbourg 11.00 UTC

29th March 2018; Captain reports;

We will leave at 11 and go towards England till Friday around 1 am. Then we will go south and around Ouessant. I hope to be around Northern Spain Sunday evening.

27th March 2018; Arrived Cherbourg. No problem reported.

27th March 2018; Departed Hamble; Captain reports

we are about to leave to Cherbourg. I see strong winds in Golf de Gascogne and want to avoid that till i am sure about the boat. The plan is to leave Cherbourg Thursday and sail behind the low pressure system.

26th March 2018; Preparing boat

25th March 2018; Crew on board



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