Preparation for the off

Pete Goss is preparing to set off for Australia aboard his Mounts Bay lugger, Spirit of Mystery, on Tuesday.

Goss is moving the boat around to Newlyn today to prepare for the expected north-westerly wind which will give him a good start.

This means the boat will not be at Falmouth for the Oyster Festival, but Pete will be there in person.

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