Sri Lanka


Day 3 Sailing to Sri Lanka – sunset sailing through the Nicobar Islands


Thursday 25 February 2016

The winds throughout the day averaged 10-12 knots from behind, just perfect for the parasailor which flew happily all day long. With the light winds, our speed and resultant mileage is still on the low side but starting to improve with 133 nautical miles clocked for the day. Our thoughts are that we are in…

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Day 2 Sailing to Sri Lanka – more light winds, flying the spinnaker


Wednesday 24 February 2016

The forecast for the day was pretty bang on with light winds from behind most of the day dying to no wind overnight. Just before breakfast the call was made for our downwind spinnaker aka the parasailor to be hoisted. The parasailor is a very distinctive sail as it has a horizontal slot and wing…

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Day 1 Sailing to Sri Lanka – farewells and light winds


Tuesday 23 February 2016

At 8.30am local time Adina slipped lines and left Ao Po marina on the east coast of Phuket, Thailand, bound for Galle, Sri Lanka, 1120 nautical miles away. The night before we were kindly treated to dinner by Mike Kefford of sailing yacht Tashi Delek, a great friend and one of those true gentlemen in…

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