How many times has nature altered your eye's perception and sculpted an image that is out of the ordinary?
Leg 1 of the Mini Transat has been a wild one, with boats dismasted, wrecked onto the rocks, struck by angry orcas, and putting in to port to avoid a storm.
While we had front-row seats for the light show, we never got hit.
How many cruisers are still sending a message in a bottle?
Saildrone's USV has been capturing footage from inside the eye of Hurricane Sam, currently situated off the USA's East Coast.
While Sam doesn't appear to be in any great hurry at the moment, its projected path could see the weather system crossing the Leeward Islands next week.
We end this week with some positive news as a missing sailor is found and Mexico dodges a hurricane.
The arrival of Hurricane Henri and Hurricane Grace over this past week appears to have marked the escalation of this year's East Coast hurricane season.
We turned the clock back a bit, and Dawn Riley recounted a few memories from Maiden, Mighty Mary and America True.
Unlike the Central Bay, the winds are often 8-12 knots and might top out at 15 knots of warm, flat-water, summer breezes.
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