I am about 4 hours ahead of schedule as per my updated weather routing. The strategie is/was to arrive at the nothern tip of Isla Graciosa at sunrise and then sail along the east coast of Lanzarote to my final destination Puerto Calero. Therefore I keep the reefs in the sails to reduce speed. There are two reasons for this strategy: a) I like to arrive at daylight and b) I don´t want to risk bumping into a refugee boat at night! Right or wrong, I am double conservative in my approaches, which in return has given us smooth passages up to now. On top, I took quite some rest during the last 24 hours and will do the same today during the day to be ready for another night-shift based on the 20min sleep routine. Well, sleep, it is rather dozing along to the next beep beep beep from the alarm clock.
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