What is the longer term forecast like?
“It’s going to be even lighter tonight and for the next five days. We’re not going to cross the Equator until the 28th and that’s not even passed the Doldrums, and once we pass the Doldrums, the Northern Hemisphere Trade Winds are very light. So we’ve got light winds for at least the next week.” How are you staying optimistic? “I am trying to be positive – you know it’s been exceptionally difficult, it feels like everything has been against us in the Southern Hemisphere and we’ve not only lost out on Francis but lost four days in a period where we should have gained theoretically because he was very slow in this area. So things have been terrible, quite frankly, and trying to come to terms with that and come to terms with the fact that the weather for the next week is pretty bad as well, then that is pretty hard to deal with. But what can we do? We can only do our best and we can’t do any more than that. So I’ve tried to occupy myself by fixing everything, getting everything back on tr