Hitting the jackpot

Anna Corbella on GAES Centros Auditivos's change of fortune:

"Finally! We can't believe it but GAES Centros Auditivos sounds again: crunches, bangs, wheels creaking... and we are happy because that means we are going fast. It was time that damm high pressure let us go!

Emails from the boats FEB 4, 2015 13:30

"But maybe it's best not to complain too much because Cheminées Poujoulat and Neutrogena are also playing the wind lottery. At the same moments they must be suffering winds and waves of serious dimensions, and from what we have seen, perhaps we prefer the ticket of calms in the Roaring Forties than the cyclone in the Roaring Forties.

"At least our boat feels like it just came out of the shipyard after some days of intensive care, and we feel the same, well rested and fed... and even clean! Yes, yes, in one of the calms with the sun beating down we managed to have a shower with 15º sea water, you can't ask for more down here. Enough to feel like coming out of a spa.

"For the coming days we have quite a good forecast, 25 knots downwind, some moments 35, and flying untill Leeuwin, which is already less than 2,000 miles away.

Greetings from GAES"