• A Call to AntarcticaOn March 10, 2009 at 13:43:19 French time, Skipper Rich Wilson and Great American III crossed the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne. Race time: 121 days, 41 minutes and 19 seconds
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Day 104 - Polaris!

  • Feb

    1254 UTC, 20/17N 38/16W, 11.1kts, 005T. Lift when all weather files say header, complicated weather forecasts, just trying to continue to go north, looks as though will need for high to move back into mid-Atlantic and go around, like Safran. We'll see. Staysail, 3 reefs, squalls, rain, bigger seas. Saw Polaris last night for first time, and that was good. Can still see the southern cross at certain times when it's high. Got into the bunk for several naps last night. Bizarrely, not sure if I felt more rested this morning, or just realized how much more sleep I really need, and so felt more tired. Will try to do same tonight.