We eventually set off from Portishead at midday Friday, later than planned, which will come as no surprise to anyone who knows us. Initially the sail in the sunshine was a joy, but by nighttime the sea had became rough and strong headwinds were developing, making for lots of tacking or motor-sailing directly into the wind, not pleasant. So the next morning, feeling extremely sleep deprived and a bit seasick (in Annie’s case) we decided not to try to round Lands End in worsening conditions, but to stop at Padstow. So here we are and lovely it is too in the evening sun. Fish and chips, an early night and a few days here until the wind direction changes, probably Wednesday, then we’ll be back on course.