Unfortunately it’s now closed in and the waves have got bigger and we have slowed down

We’ve double reef the mainsail and it’s a very comfortable ride albeit a bit slower

As a side show we’ve been joined by a very large pot of dolphins or their smaller cousins, they quite small. They seem to be enjoying themselves they’re jumping around all over the place and if you look closely in one of the attach photos you might even see a couple

I think our arrival at Sydney is going to be delayed an hour or two maybe closer to 6 o’clock tonight

14:15 Plugging away, just 20 miles to go

15:30 The last 20 miles… just horrible!

17.31 Two lights through the rain … entrance to Botany Bay

lat -34.019 lon 151.249