Bonus Miles Flotilla 2018
Bonus Miles Flotilla 2018 by NorthSailing with duration 27/10-4/11 has come to an end.
During the first leg Keramoti-Limnos with distance 70nm, the boats travelled upwind with TWS 20-30 knots. The distance was covered in 12 hours.
The second leg Limnos-Chios with distance 105nm, and same weather conditions during the night, was covered in 22 hours.
Different scenery during the 3rd leg Chios-Evdilos, Ikaria.The distance of 45nm was covered in 8 hours with medium TWS and calm sea.
Same conditions during the 4th leg Ikaria – Psara.
The 5th leg Psara-Plomari, Lesvos was travelled with 20-25 knots TWS. The fleets’ speed was 8-9 knots moving beam reach, and at the afternoon they reached to the beautiful Plomari, Lesvos.
During the 6th leg the fleet sailed beam reach from Plomari to Agios Efstratios.
Sailing the 7th leg Afios Efstratios-Limenaria there was demanding weather conditions with 6bft, suitable angle for sailing though. The boats traveled fast with speed 8+ knots.
The 8th leg of 25nm Limenaria-Keramoti was covered the last day with direction to home port, where all boats arrived at noon
The captains and the crews proved their good co-operation during all this demanding sailing route, where they sailed with wind speed up to 47 knots.
All 70 participants of the 10 boats, had the chance to meet open sea sailing, going through 550nm, 430nm of which moving with sails. The route was: Keramoti – Limnos – Chios – Ikaraia – Psara – Plomari, Lesvos – Agios Efstratios – Limenaria – Keramoti.