Friday, September 7, 2012

Time explained

We have been waking up late in the morning every morning. This morning I noticed that sunrise was at about 7:45 Canary Island time which is UTC+!. It finally dawned on me that UTC+! is the time in Spain. We are at 16 W. That is in the UTC-1 time zone from the standpoint of longitude. Thus, the sun actually rose at about 5:45 "sun" time.
 
I didn't think I was sleeping that well.
 
Fair winds and following seas.

Crash!

It has been raining most of the last three days. Everything is slippery. It is well known among cruisers that falling down the companionway ...