Captain; Andy Mallion
24th January 2018; Shipping forecast
- Sea state; Rough or very rough.
- Weather; Rain then showers.
- Visibility; Moderate or poor, becoming good.
23rd January 2018; Shipping forecast
Gale warning – issued: 10:43 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 UTC
Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon increasing severe gale force 9 later
Wind, Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
Sea state, Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
Weather, Rain or showers.
Visibility, Good, occasionally poor.
21st January 2018; Arrived Eastbourne. Engine start problem and diptick issue to resolve.
19th January 2018; captain reports
Thames still showing W F7. Humber maybe F8
Swell still 2-3m. dying down overnight.
Aim to depart tomorrow morning and will try and get to Dover before next load of bad weather comes in.
ETA Dover Sunday Midday
19th January 2018; Shipping forecast
Wind; West or southwest 5 to 7 becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
Sea state; Slight or moderate.
Weather; Wintry showers, rain later.
Visibility; Mainly good.
15th January 2018; Shipping forecast
Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later
Wind; South veering west 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
Sea state; Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
Weather; Rain then showers.
Visibility; Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.
14th January 2018; Arrived Ijmuiden. Captain reports water ingress of about 1/3 litre per hour when sailing. also relay jamming on engine start. Waiting for next weather window
09th January 2018; Captain Reports;
Moved to fuel dock where we will remain until we depart. Interesting to control boat through ice.
08th January 2018; Crew on board
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