as Boatman 61 wrote there are a lot of miles to sail if sailing over the Azores. First 780 Miles from Cabo Sao Vicente to Ponta Delgada and after about the double to SW Ireland
for there I head
normaly for Crookhaven.
I know that in some Guides it is proposed to think about sailing to the Azores, but that I would only do if I had a boat
not able to tack. With my catamaran
I prefer to wait a Southern wind
along the Coast of Portugal, southern Winds are normally not friendly waether but fast sailing downwind. I would take the time to wait for southerly winds and immedeately leaving when they are coming. Sometimes also the Porgugease Norther is not strong so you could sail under engine
or using engine
depending of direction of the wind
. Tacking is a hard job as the Current
is not favorable.
Passing Cape Finisterre I would wait for a Southwesterly to head
Cornwall or further.