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#93: Cuba Voyage Finale: Gulf Stream Crossing and Landfall in Cuba

The current of the Gulf Stream is no joke, particularly when it is pushing you into head winds.  Watch as we reef up and cross a pretty kicked up sea state across the Gulf Stream, sing to our first Cuban sunrise, deal with an issue with the furling gear on our headsail, navigate the entry to Marina Hemingway and make landfall in Cuba.   97 more words

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Could Climate Change give the planet circulation problems?

Well. Not exactly. But in another sense yes. Many of you will be familiar with the Gulf Stream and will know that it is responsible for bringing warm waters from the Caribbean to the UK and allowing for those summer swimming sessions in the Cornish sea. 536 more words

Ocean Systems

A Tale Of Two Lighthouses.

What to do on a blustery day in November? Why ,Visit a Lighthouse of course. :) Whilst holidaying in Dumfries and Galloway recently, there were certainly plenty of blustery days. 464 more words

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Video from the Gulf Stream crossing 

These are just a couple of videos I shot as I was crossing, the mechanical sound you here in the background is my autopilot rescuing me from the “tyranny of the tiller”, best crew mate ever!

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Bahamas Sailing 2016

Bergen Rain

In 1999 I lived in the city of Bergen, Norway. A beautiful place, but Europe’s wettest city due to the warmth of the gulf stream hitting the cold air of the mountains that lie beyond. 347 more words

Heather Gartside

#WxGeekSpeak: The Gulf Stream

Every week, the blog introduces you to a technical term from the American Meteorology Society’s “Glossary of Meteorology”. Welcome to #WxGeekSpeak!

This ocean feature is a major player in hurricanes maintaining strength near the southeast US coast. 224 more words

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