Gran Canaria

Towed charger shark catcher!
Shark catcher?

Farewell to Lanzarote and a good crossing to Gran Canaria, great views of Fuerteventura on the way.  There was more wind than forecast so we had a good sail. We tried out the towed generator with some trepidation once we’d slowed down a bit, but it seemed to work ok and as wind had died completely by the time we took it in at midnight this was easy to do.  We then motored the rest of the way, arriving in Las palmas first thing.  The marina is huge, you take a ticket like at Argos to queue to check in at the office.  We are stern to the pontoon with lazy lines to bow ropes.  Rather terrifying as we’ve not done this sort of mooring before so was glad of the marineros help/instruction this time.  The ARC rally stuff kicks off on Friday so it is all getting very exciting.  We have a growing list of stuff to check over before we set

Towed charger in action
Towed charger in action
Great moon for the crossing
Great moon for the crossing
Anti scurvy measure?
Anti scurvy measure?

off.

Stern to the pontoon it's a bit of a step
Stern to the pontoon it’s a bit of a step
Fantastic produce at the market
Fantastic produce at the market
Looking forward to stocking up
Looking forward to stocking up
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