It was an extraordinary journey and the kind of a once-in-a-lifetime experience I never really expected to check off my "bucket list". As I've said to many questioning the wisdom of participating in this passage, I would not have considered it except on this boat with this captain. There is just something about an insanely obsessive-compulsive paranoid boat captain who knows his boat better than he knows his wife that inspires confidence. To repeat my comments upon reaching the Azores:
"A journey of this nature requires a properly equipped and well maintained boat you can trust and a captain that knows its capabilities intimately and makes right decisions. With that you may not need good luck but you still need to avoid bad luck. It also helps to have an internet guardian angel obsessing over waves, weather and wind conditions with continuous updates via sail mail. We are fortunate to have all of the above this passage."
|Crossing the Pond - Just part of the Morpheus grand plan.|
|Screenshot from my HTC Evo at the midway point to the Azores on May 1st|