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Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, Day 3

Between Mossel Bay and Cape Town Early morning, still no wind: how monotonous, but a blessing in disguise, as our slow motoring speed meant the worst of the strong winds expected around Cape Agulhas the following day would be missed. In a first, it was a case of slowing Gratis down. Oil Platforms upon the […]

Richards Bay to Durban

Exquisite weather, a midnight departure and the speed of the infamous Agulhas Current ( all worked in our favour as, after a three month sabbatical, we commenced our journey southward: Europe bound.