Originally Posted by TQA
In the end a lot will depend on the departure date chosen for the voyage and the length of time available.
If time was not their master I would suggest Scotland to the Canaries in August/September then Canaries to Bermuda in Aprill/May and on to NE USA.
Another factor is that it is a Brigantine and may not got to weather all that well so downwind or at least a reach is to be preferred.
Ah yes, of course, I was judiciously ignoring the Brigantine bit wasn't I ?
Hey Centaur, I know the rally thing seems a sensible idea but I must say that the idea has absolutely zero appeal to me.