While we’ve got you here…

At a time when factual narratives are a scarcity, we believe that everyone should learn about sailing and travel in an engaging way. With followtheboat there is no fakery, titillation or sensationalism.

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Lightning every 10 secs

We’ve sailed a lot of miles through many a lightning storm, but this was our biggest and longest in 13 years of sailing Esper. It was relentless, at times the lightning bolts were coming every 10 seconds.

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A night and day of rolling squalls

With lightning displays at every point of the compass, we both stayed on watch throughout the night. Before dawn we’d had enough, those three squalls and the ones that followed had sapped our energy.

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