8am. The wind is still increasing but remains NNE. The French fleet turned WNW into a single line, its frigates moving to the south of the line. Meanwhile the British fleet turned west then WNW on a parallel course. The French are making 4 knots, the British 4.6 knots. The separation between the fleets is now only just over one mile.
.......Don't forget, your chance, Sunday 25th Feb!?