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Crew member on GBR8338 With Alacrity

Day 4 from the WART household

Sorry for the radio silence. We have more technology onboard than you can

shake a stick at and access to mobile connections I've never seen on my

phone i.e LTE, GPRS, 2G and 3G but nothing would send!?

The conditions onboard can only be described as moist - welcome to the

Celtic Sea. Last night saw our first headsail change and a reef in 25knots

of breeze. Strangely when the new watch came on the offer of a sausage

sandwich was vigorously turned down! I can report that chocolate bars at

7am was not favoured but we have been conducting our own taste tests on

cereal bars.. Conclusion even boys eat them!

I do need to report a strange phenomenon onboard we have grown men who are

now apparently out of sync but who really don't want to visit the heads.

I'm anticipating a queue for said heads once we are around the rock.

Ohh must stop here needed on deck...........

Right I'm back after a quick visit to the mast to drop out the reef and

we can see Ireland and Fastnet Rock! WARTs still murmuring about there

being no Guiness onboard!

Much excitement a few hours ago when we saw Dolphins. One leapt out just

in front of the bow.

Joke of the day "When is a Fastnet boat not a Fastnet boat? When it's

aground" (credit to

Nancy Pants).

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