Well the big news is that we did manage to berth the ship last night, that is, the permanent crew and a few humble voyage crew berthed the ship while the rest sipped 'sangria' and watched from shore. Having gone ashore before lunch, some bragged of their haggle's with the locals souvenirs shops while others bragged of their swimming exploits off the nearby beach. All must have felt that either the sun was getting to them, or they had consumed too much alcohol as eyes turned to see the ship "BACKING" in to port at approximately 18:00!!
Large crowds assembled this morning to view the ship against the other boats in port which were tiny by comparison.
We waved goodbye 9:40am and 'set sails' braced to port 10:30am despite there being little wind until approximately 11:40am.
We are currently heading in a west/north west direction, braced to port, force 2 wind from the north. Bodies lay sprawled out on deck seeking the sun.
FP watch/Ruth, Peter, Derry, John, Joe, Marc - and Laurie on mess.