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> 41deg 10 N, 63deg 08 W - about 210 miles due S of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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> Well the fog is back after a short (6hr) respite, but at least we have a
> good breeze. For many of the crew we're sailing in their first deep water
> race (its about 3.5km deep here) so extra care not to drop any mobiles
> overboard.
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> We were concerned that sailing E for the Gulf Stream would give us an extra
> distance to cover later when rejoining the great circle route but the wind
> came round to the S and gave us an optimum angle of E anyway. And for the
> last 6 hrs we appear to have about a knot of current underneath us, which is
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> quite a bonus on top of our 7.5kts boatspeed.
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> Sightings of one shark, 3 flying fish, countless dolphins and about 8 whales
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> (or one whale that kept reappearing).
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> All in good spirits here, and not bored of hotdogs for lunch just yet.
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