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Crew member on USA60545 Persevere

8/17 09:35

We made it through the night and are now reaching under code zero at 260

degrees. We have about 100 miles to Land's end.

It's a beautiful clear Sunday morning with the coast of England just to

starboard. Just a little more breeze would be nice.

We threw in a tack around 1:30 to head north seeking for more breeze and

get above some of the fleet. We were on port tack so we had to weave our

way carefully through all the starboard tackers.

Around 3 am after tacking back we set the code zero and Breanna, Colin's 14

year old daughter did a great job driving as we passed several IRC 3 boats.

YB has U.S. currently in 19th, top half of the IRC1 fleet. Let's see if we

can reel in some of the others.

We are all looking forward to the approaching breeze.

Jokes are being made by some of the Long Island sound sailors that the wind

in the English Channel is just as light as back home.

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