Originally Posted by Horus
Advice: don't ask other sailors to leave or not, you will get so many different answers (with respect). It brings a lot more difficulties. Only go to the harbour master or Lifeguard for asking them about facts; no meanings.
Excellent advice. Great tread.
From Fiona's Facebook:
"November 21st: Fiona arrived Viana do Castelo early afternoon on Saturday- a nine day slog from Falmouth, 1001 nm logged. The trip was entirely to windward except for the last few hours. We experienced frequent gals force winds with a maximum gust of 50 kts seen. The boat is soaked, as are our clothes and bedding. Thirty maintenance
items appeared on the 'To Do' list, most weather
related. We will be busy in Viana for the next few days, before leaving for Cascais, with one or two intermediate stops."