Originally Posted by boatman61
I can think of 5 West African countries S of the Equator.. he could be headed for any of those.
Regardless the summer months (Nov - Feb) are best for a crossing the ride the winds N to the equator..
Careful, you will unleash our resident pedant. Maybe the OP could tell us exactly where he plans to go.
I don't think Namibia, Angola, or the Congos are considered West Africa
even though they are on the western side of Africa - we used to run to the first two but we didn't run to West Africa. We did however run to South West Africa before it had a name change.
Beware , Beware
The Gulf of Benin
Few come out
Though many go in.........