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At sea: Bouncy night and Bouncy Day

November 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Wind filled in about midnight and then from dawn we have been tripled reefed with a reduced headsail.  Sea is very lumpy.  Still making good progress though.  Still heading SW ready for the SW winds

Position: 29°46’S 175°15’E [-29.763,175.257] at local 16:00, GMT 03:00 November 8th
24hr run:  130.5 miles by GPS, 131.6 miles through water.
343 miles to Opua, NZ. ETA at 5 knots: 12:30  wed 11th November local  time
Wind: SSE 23 knots Sea: very lumpy and awkward
Sky:  50% cloud cover

Tags: At Sea · Pacific Leg