I’ve got to get from Santa Cruz de La Palma to San Miguel de Tenerife and it’s about a 100 nautical miles. I have a good weather forecast of 15kts coming from the north. As usual in the Canaries the real weather conditions are stronger. The wind and sea are punishing as there begins to be some damage to the boat. But the feeling is ecstatic and terrifying at the same time. All part of the journey of becoming a tried and tested world sailor.