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At sea: Quiet Night

September 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Quiet night with a couple of gybes as the wind chased us around.  Great hot sunny morning with 15 knots breeze – more of this please.  Now back in a convergence zone/front with 25 knots and some rain but making good speed and no need for engine.  Should make the 1/4 way mark at 17:00 local time.

Position: 15°58’S 156°42’W [ -15.969,-156.702] at local 16:00, GMT 02:00 September 13th
24hr run:  130 miles by GPS, 140 miles through water.
885 miles to Apia, Samoa. ETA at 6 knots:  19:36 18th September local  time
Wind: SE 23 knots Sea: SE swell 2.0m
Sky:  95% cloud cover recent rain

Tags: At Sea · Pacific Leg