Wednesday 9th June Ref: 2021/2
This was another well-timed passage, casting off in slack water at Southwold and then carrying a 1-2knot tide north towards Lowestoft. The fouling of the Lady Martina hull seemed to be less of a problem in holding up progress through the water but arrangements were made upon arrival for a lift out and power wash the following week.
The seas state was still slight but a later passage in the day meant that the seas breeze had kicked in but it was still calm enough that no wash-down was needed upon arrival at The Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club.
The speed comparison was being complicated by one of our hull transducers under-reading and requiring calibration some time but it seemed that we achieved another knot and a half through the water at 1275 rpm. We also had good visibility and warm temperatures and so the cruise went very well.
22 degC; RH 62%; 1022mb steady ; smooth seas with 9-11 knot breeze, s/swly; good visibility