Sat Jan 7 17:54 2017 NZDT
Run: 209nm (378.3km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115.2nm
42 54.38S 147 20.88 E

ADAGIO’s final YIT report for our 6th Bass Strait crossing. At 0800 Saturday morning Adagio entered Marion Narrows from the NE (ocean side). The transit took 55min we were motoring pretty slow to make groundings softer and to give our brains time to process the goofy instrument feedback indicating we have a huge tidal current set -- so the boat has to be pointed 20 to 30 degrees to port of our true track. HW was 0410 so we are way late. But sea conditions and winds are perfect and since this is our first transit east to west we are going to cope with the skinny water in a couple of shallow spots. Even at mid ebb tide we should have 0.6 to 0.8 above datum and the shallowest spot is actually on the west side after exiting Denison Canal. MAST says that is 1.3 so we should have 1.9M by the time we get there around 0900. Heaps of water :-) under our 1.5M keels. We rang up Jeremy Firth at 0730 to get his view on transiting at such an unfavorable tide. Jeremy held our hand with the assurances we needed to just *go for it*. We transited the narrows using the Dec 23 MAST GPS track they kindly uploaded as a Google Earth KML file. Converting that KML to Maxsea’s goofy WPT format was not fun, but I found a way to do it. We grounded only once -- near Green #15 (not on my chart or MAST chartlet). I will do some post mortem on our track and satellite to see if I can figure out why. Anyway, it's all sand in the narrows/Blackman Bay. We asked the Denison Canal manager if we should anchor and wait a few hours for more water and rising tide after 1100 LW. He said "you can transit now with your 1.5M draft". We went for it and he was right. We exited Denison canal at 0855.


Cape Sonnerat, Schouten Island, Freycinet
Cape Sonnerat, Schouten Island, Freycinet
Thu Jan 5 22:21 2017 NZDT
Speed: 1/5/2017 5:42 pm cog 208t 8.1nknts
Run: 91.4nm (165.4km)
40 10.50S 149 04.98E
Weather: TWS 11.3 TWD 073T seastate 1M from 59M at 6 sec, clouds 20%

Local time i We are motorsailing on reacher along the east coast of Tasmania, 35nm east of Flinders Island. As forecast the wind has been light since 0400 this morning when the wind dropped from 18-21 down to 13kn. We've benefited from a favorable share of a 3.5k cross current that has a bit of slant in our favor, yielding 0.5 to 1.0kn favorable. We still hope to make high tide at Marion Narrows Friday afternoon so we've been spending diesel to keep our speed up. The best combination so far is our 1100 sqFt reacher plus engines at 2500. Much of the day that yielded 8 to 9kn SOG. On reacher only we are seeing about 7kn SOG. If tomorrow we are too late for Marion Narrows we will probably anchor at Wineglass Bay - easily one of the prettiest anchorages anywhere. If anyone has tips on catamaran motorsailing don't be shy, pass them along:-)

Thu Jan 5 22:21 2017 NZDT
Speed: 1/5/2017 6:31 am cog 215t 6.5nknts
38 59.26S 149 50.37E
Weather: TWS 12.7 TWD 017T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i Wind speed is down a lot from low 20s to abut 12kn now. We have switched to wing on wing reacher rig with 2dn reef main on port reacher on starboard. Very effective - eliminates blanketing reacher by mainsail footprint. This has elimnated the crash-bang reacher collapsing noises. If we have no more winds in the mid-teens to twenties then will miss our 3pm Friday slot at Marion Narrows.

Thu Jan 5 13:27 2017 NZDT
Speed: 1/5/2017 6:31 am cog 215t 6.5nknts
38 59.26S 149 50.37E
Weather: TWS 12.7 TWD 017T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i Wind speed is down a lot from low 20s to abut 12kn now. We have switched to wing on wing reacher rig with 2dn reef main on port reacher on starboard. Very effective - eliminates blanketing reacher by mainsail footprint. This has elimnated the crash-bang reacher collapsing noises. If we have no more winds in the mid-teens to twenties then will miss our 3pm Friday slot at Marion Narrows.

Thu Jan 5 8:54 2017 NZDT
Speed: 1/5/2017 6:31 am cog 215t 6.5nknts
Run: 170.8nm (309.1km)
Avg: 9.4knts
24hr: 225.8nm
38 59.26S 149 50.37E
Weather: TWS 12.7 TWD 017T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i Wind speed is down a lot from low 20s to abut 12kn now. We have switched to wing on wing reacher rig with 2dn reef main on port reacher on starboard. Very effective - eliminates blanketing reacher by mainsail footprint. This has elimnated the crash-bang noise If we have no more winds in the mid-teens to twenties then will miss our 3pm Friday slot at Marion Narrows.

Wed Jan 4 14:45 2017 NZDT
Speed: 1/4/2017 12:34 pm cog 171t 8.0nknts
Run: 7.2nm (13km)
36 31.52S 150 06.48E
Weather: TWS 8.7 TWD 045T seastate SE'ly swell of 1.5m, clouds 40%

Local time i ADAGIO departed Bermagui, NSW for Hobart at 1130 AET. Motorsailing to start with light winds and VERY STRONG Australian East Coast Current (AEC) of 4.0kn setting 175T giving us almost a 3kn boost.This afternoon and tonight we are expecting nice sailing breezes from the part quarter in the 18 to 27kn range. Tomorrow midday the wind should go lighter to 9-13 as the cold front approaches.

Sat Dec 24 19:15 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/24/2016 14:30 pmknts
Run: 258.1nm (467.2km)
Avg: 8.3knts
24hr: 199.2nm
36 25.56S 150 04.29E

Local time i On Christmas Eve, 28 hours after departing Newcastle, we entered Bermagui Harbour at 1430pm. We had about 20kn N’ly with 1M seas running into the entrance. For a 28-ft beam catamaran it is a NARROW ENTRANCE. The "rocks to rocks" width measures on the chart about 60M. The navigable depth felt like 15M (not verified). The conditions we chose were good for this entrance, but I wouldn’t want bigger seas or a wind/tide conflict. As these modest seas shoved our transom around, I had my hands full keeping Adagio lined-up on the entrance centerline (rocks line both sides of entrance). Once inside the tight harbour we cautiously explored for space on the main Fisherman's Wharf. Our good luck gave us one slot we could just fit into on the west side of wharf right near the shoreside riprap. More luck came in the person of Rocky, the Bermagui manager, who spotted us coming in, then walked down to help us tie up. We sure didn't expect senior management help on Christmas Eve - so we were really happy to see Rocky patiently waiting for Adagio to maneuver our bows up against the riprap in shallows, then wiggle our transoms close enough to toss a stern line to Rocky. Now we get to enjoy Bermagui village while ADAGIO waits for good weather to cross Bass Straight for the sixth time.

Fri Dec 23 12:09 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/23/2016 10:02 am cog 201t 6.1nknts
Run: 3.5nm (6.3km)
32 58.17S 151 47.46E
Weather: TWS 14.6 TWD 086T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i Enroute from Newcastle to Bermagui

Fri Dec 9 0:54 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/8/2016 10:44 pm cog 090t 0.0nknts
Run: 100.5nm (181.9km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 148nm
32 55.33S 151 46.09E
Weather: TWS 9.9 TWD 277T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i Adagio entered Australia today at 1715 at Newcastle NSW. We are on the Quarantine buoy until Friday morning when we hope to shift to the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club to complete formalities. At 1212 today we logged "What a great sail, we are just rocketing along averaging 10+kn over bottom" under blue skies and scattered cumulus. We weren't so sure about entering port into a lee-shore deadend with 25-30kn NE'ly winds and associated seas blowing us into the corner. But it all worked out and we are happy to be in Australia.

Thu Dec 8 8:36 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/8/2016 6:23 am cog 256t 6.7nknts
Run: 125.7nm (227.5km)
Avg: 6.6knts
24hr: 158.4nm
32 33.42S 153 26.54E
Weather: TWS 15.2 TWD 030T Baro 1014 seastate 1.5m @ 355M, clouds 20%

Local time i Should make Newcastle today but ETA after Borders closes at 4pm. Received Rick Shema's Update #2 Thursday evening. Rick's forecast is good news for the last 85nm into port, executive summary is winds 15-25kn NE - NNE seas 1.3 to 2.2. and we should be tethered to Quarantine Buoy before the next cold front passes early Friday morning.

Wed Dec 7 13:33 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/7/2016 11:31 am cog 243t 8.6nknts
Run: 44.4nm (80.4km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 176.1nm
32 02.56S 155 30.35E
Weather: TWS 20.7 TWD 156T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i3T SOG 8.6kn

Wed Dec 7 7:30 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/7/2016 5:21 am cog 254t 5.8n our fast sailing in prefrontal winds is over. wind is light swerly. maing for newcastle cts 241 under power. will be a slow 38 hours if we don't get some breeze.knts
Run: 92.6nm (167.6km)
Avg: 8.3knts
24hr: 198.4nm
31 52.03S 156 14.05E
Weather: TWS 5.6 TWD 201T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time isome breeze.

Tue Dec 6 20:18 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/6/2016 6:11 pm cog 193t 9.7nknts
Run: 74nm (133.9km)
Avg: 9.5knts
24hr: 227.7nm
30 40.85S 156 57.70E
Weather: TWS 22.2 TWD 344T seastate, clouds 20%

Local time i3T SOG 9.7kn

Tue Dec 6 12:30 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/6/2016 10:09 am cog 203t 7.0nknts
Run: 76.1nm (137.7km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 212.4nm
29 40.73S 157 23.87E
Weather: TWS 18.4 TWD 337T 2.5M seas from 300 at 8 to 12 second, clouds 20%

Local time i But SOW is 7.5, in and out of current that 80% slows us down 1 to 1.5kn. Seas are from stbd quarter and regular enough so that wind is not dumped out of reacher on every wave. Derwent Hunter Seamount is 83nm south right on our track. We intend to leave the seamount to starboard. Mark0 is 175nm south about 25 hours at 7kn so ETA of about 7 Dec 2200. Newcastle is another 205nm about 29 hours. So rough ETA 9 December.

Tue Dec 6 3:54 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/6/2016 1:18 am cog 191t 7.7nknts
Run: 127.7nm (231.1km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 167.5nm
28 41.42S 157 57.18E
Weather: TWS 17.4 TWD 341T baro 1015 clouds 20%

Local time i Long spells of TWS 20kn Course to steer yo Mark0 is 195M. To avoid accidental gybe risk, the closest course we can sail to the 195 is 180M. Mark0 is 241nm or 35 hours at average 7kn giving ETA of 7 Dec 1100 NCT

Mon Dec 5 9:36 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/5/2016 7:23 am cog 210t 6.4nknts
Run: 66nm (119.5km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.1nm
27 02.14S 158 53.08E
Weather: TWS 4.8 TWD 016T .5M from 55M, clouds 10%

Local time i Beautiful sunrise, clear sunny day, sea slight - all is well aboard. Last night's dinner was fresh mahi mahi and fresh sweet corn:-) Still too little wind from dead-aft to sail. It’s 176nm to AP05. Up until an hour ago have been making good only 5.9 SOG due to current of 2.3 setting 317M. SOG has just now increased with current measuring 1.9kn at 291M.

Sun Dec 4 23:27 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/4/2016 9:09 pm cog 218t 5.8nknts
Run: 90.4nm (163.6km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.1nm
26 12.72S 159 25.49E
Weather: TWS 12.3 TWD 076T slight, clouds 20%

Local time i8T SOG 5.8kn

Sun Dec 4 10:09 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/4/2016 8:04 am cog 245t 6.3n all is well. wind is too light and deep to sail. furled reacher, motorsailing on port engine and mainsail. beautiful sunny day, sea slight.knts
Run: 108.3nm (196km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 207.1nm
25 25.99S 160 35.48E
Weather: TWS 8.5 TWD 076T .5m from 100, clouds 20%

Local time i sea slight.

Sat Dec 3 21:36 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/3/2016 7:25 pm cog 237t 10.0n steering awa 80knts
Run: 77.6nm (140.5km)
Avg: 10.8knts
24hr: 258.7nm
24 30.16S 161 58.92E
Weather: TWS 18.7 TWD 121T seastate 2M from 120T, clouds 20%

Local time i Happiness is following seas - finally the primary waves are from 105M just aft of port beam. Can now open the saloon hatches. Splendid sailing today and expected tonight as we already have a clear starry sky.

Sat Dec 3 14:24 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/3/2016 12:09 pm cog 236t 9.9nknts
Run: 225.4nm (408km)
Avg: 10.7knts
24hr: 256.4nm
23 56.04S 163 02.56E
Weather: TWS 19.2 TWD 122T sigwave HT about 2M off that 1.5M swell from 112M, cloud cover 25%

Local time i As wind backs we can fall off a bit to sailing AWA 85 and still hold Rick’s course to AP03. Last night we were sailing as close as feaible to carry the reacher powered up. During the night the wind started exceeding our reacher 22kn wind limit. So changed down to solent Jib, loosing 2 kn of boat speed on the same course. This morning we were able to switch back to reacher. Our days run from 1400 to 1400 looks like it will be 196nm.

Fri Dec 2 17:18 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/2/2016 2:52 pm cog 263t 9.4nknts
Run: 18.5nm (33.5km)
22 22.81S 166 09.66E
Weather: TWS 14.7 TWD 165T Seas are from 145m swell period 10.5 wind wave per 7 sec, 70% clouds

Local time i Hi Rick, we are sailing about 12deg low and fast SOG 9.5. We can't hold AWA 60 with reacher but we are doing fine AWA 70. We will lose at least 2kn of speed if we switch from reacher down to solent jib. Lifts to headers ranging 20 to 40deg with headers lighter TWS by 5kn or so.We miss seeing your estimated SOW, SOG because that gives an easy cross check on how our pace compares to your modeled pace. Let us know if we should be trying to sail higher v. lower.

Thu Dec 1 23:21 2016 NZDT
Speed: 12/1/2016 8:37 pm cog 090t 0.0nknts
Run: 0.1nm (0.2km)
22 17.07S 166 25.89E
Weather: TWS 7.0 TWD 139T seas, clouds

Local time i Preparing to sail for Newcastle Friday 2 Dec around 1100 NCT

Bon voyage! X
Tue Nov 29 13:42 2016 NZDT
Speed: 0.0nknts
Run: 71.3nm (129.1km)
22 17.12S 166 25.91E
Weather: TWS 5.8 TWD 015T seas, clouds

Local date time is 11/29/2016 11:38 AM COG 321T SOG 0.0kn Test pos report format

Hi Steve & Dorothy I pushed the unsubscribed by by mistake.!! Hope you are enjoying the season in the tropical part of the Pacific.
Sat Nov 26 20:45 2016 NZDT
Speed: 4.1nknts
Run: 60.3nm (109.1km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 128.1nm
23 16.24S 166 45.78E
Weather: TWS 19.6 TWD 151T At 1630 we decided to return to Noumea to wait for easier weather conditions. The actual sea state we are experiencing will make for a very unpleasant passage even if we could hold our speed down to 6kk (we need to maintain ~10kn). Seas are about 2.5m: mostly confused wind wave from 165M. That's about 50 degrees off the port bow - and according to the latest GFS model we can expect similar conditions for the next 3 or 4 days. Our scheduled pace of 9 to 11kn was planned to keep us well clear of the tropical depression projected to travel across our track from Solomons. So it is risky to restrain our speed to 5 kn to reduce the pounding. Since we aren't required to make Australia this week that's four days of discomfort we don't need!

COG 053T SOG 4.1kn

Sorry to hear that, but so happy you're opting for prudent and civilised! xEva
Sat Nov 26 9:27 2016 NZDT
Speed: 0.0nknts
Run: 32.2nm (58.3km)
22 39.62S 167 26.46E
Weather: TWS 6.5 TWD 024T BARO 29.83 inHg Departing Ile des Pins about 0800 for Newcastle Australia

COG 090T SOG 0.0kn

Tue Nov 15 13:06 2016 NZDT
Speed: 6.4knts
Run: 32.2nm (58.3km)
22 27.63S 166 59.10E
Weather: TWS 8.2 TWD 053T

COG 131T SOG 6.4 All is well- we are verifying our position reporting

Hi Steve and Dorothy, We hope you get a great weather window south.  Sorry we will not get to see ya in NZ.  Perhaps you will come to Fiji next season??????? Big hugs, The Mangoes      
Wed Aug 31 18:03 2016 NZST
Run: 17.7nm (32km)
22 39.59S 167 26.46E
Weather: TWS 9.1 TWD 121T

8/31/2016 5:51 PM ADAGIO is at anchor in Baie de Kuto. We are happy to see S/Y SPIRARE anchored just to starboard.

Are you departing soon? Nice starting point! If so, Bon voyage! -M&F

Spending some quality time with Steve & Dorothy from Adagio :)
Sun Jun 19 13:40 2016 NZST
Speed: 8.8knts
Run: 179.4nm (324.7km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 205.4nm
22 39.98S 167 09.82E
Weather: TWS 18.5 TWD 119T

6/19/2016 1:31 PM Vanessa spotted the peak Pic Nga on Ile des Pins. We will be turning onto the main channel through the reefs around 2pm. We'll sail on to Noumea anchoring hopefully before local midnight.

Hooray! So glad you are there. Have a blast and enjoy the fine french goodies. All good here. We are in Blue Lagoon. On to Nacula in a couple of days. Hugs to both, The Mangoes

Hooray! BTW, yit has put you farther north than your reporting for a few days. -M
Sat Jun 18 16:42 2016 NZST
Speed: 7.9knts
Run: 68.9nm (124.7km)
Avg: 10.6knts
24hr: 253.7nm
25 03.33S 168 16.31E
Weather: TWS 19.8 TWD 13

6/18/2016 4:22 PM local NZT 161 nm to NC entrance at current 7.5 avg approx 1330 Sunday. Our average boat speed SOW is 8.8 kn but we are still fighting 1.5 kn contrary tide. We are about one hour ahead of my Maxsea routing 1600 yesterday.

Sat Jun 18 10:11 2016 NZST
Speed: 7.4knts
Run: 118.3nm (214.1km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.2nm
25 57.57S 168 44.19E
Weather: TWS 18.0 TWD 123T

Local 6/18/2016 8:21 AM Adagio ETA at entrance to NC Southern Lagoon around midday Sunday. Last night Wayne logged the predicted easterly wind shift on his 0400 watch. The shift was introduced by a 50 degree header and wind dropping from TWS 16 to 10. After changing course to steer AWA 136 the sea state is more conducive to getting some sleep in the forward guest cabin. Before that the rowdy wave hits chased away the sleep.

Fri Jun 17 16:34 2016 NZST
Speed: 7.5knts
Run: 41.3nm (74.8km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 188.3nm
27 24.38S 169 45.66E
Weather: TWS 16.8 TWD 150T

6/17/2016 4:16 PM COG 308T SOG 7.5 It doesn't get much better than this - sailing into the sunset under reacher steering AWA 155 following seas.

Fri Jun 17 11:18 2016 NZST
Speed: 7.5knts
Run: 211.4nm (382.6km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 191.6nm
27 49.47S 170 14.55E
Weather: TWS 16.7 TWD 160T

6/17/2016 11:11 AM COG 327T SOG 7.5 Stow mainsail set reacher, gybed onto port crossing rhumbline by 13 degrees. New Caledonia southern lagoon entry 350nm about 48 hours ahead. ADAGIO crew has all showered and after breakfast sunning in the cockpit with e-books.

Thu Jun 16 8:49 2016 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 115.6nm (209.2km)
Avg: 8.5knts
24hr: 203nm
30 39.90S 171 32.66E
Weather: TWS 14.5 TWD 158T sea is quartering and easy

6/16/2016 8:42 AM COG 345T SOG 6.5 TWS increased to 12-16kn this morning so we have set jib and reacher wind-on-wing sailing close to rhumb line to AP03. Glorious morning at sea with sunrise and rainbows to leeward.

Wed Jun 15 19:09 2016 NZST
Speed: 6.8knts
Run: 71.6nm (129.6km)
32 07.20S 172 30.55E
Weather: TWS 14.8 TWD 163T

It was a fine day on the ocean for Day 2. Not too much wind or sea.Quite rainy this afternoon. Ran out of wind about 4pm. Now motoring until wind returns. UTC 6/15/2016 6:32 AM LOCAL DATE 6/15/2016 LOCAL TIME 6:32 PM

Wed Jun 15 19:09 2016 NZST
Speed: 6.6knts
Run: 168.8nm (305.5km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 122.4nm
33 00.56S 173 08.37E
Weather: TWS 13.6 TWD 204T

Wed Jun 15 19:09 2016 NZST
Speed: 6.6knts
No position sent.
Weather: TWS 13.6 TWD 204T

UTC 6/14/2016 8:17 PM LOCAL DATE 6/15/2016 LOCAL TIME 8:17 AM ADAGIO is very happy to be back at sea and leaving the cold behind. Albatross at sunset - check. No SW cross-swells yet. NZ Met reports 3M SW swell west coast. We have had 1.4kn+ contrary current Tuesday afternoon. We arrived AP01 at 0200 7 hours ahead of forecast schedule. About to set full main and reacher. Wind is forecast to veer if we don't get north quick enough.

Tue Jun 14 10:03 2016 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 3.5nm (6.3km)
35 18.78S 174 07.31E
Weather: TWS 4.7 TWD 189T

UTC 6/13/2016 9:59 PM Departing OPUA

Happy sailing and safe travels to you both. Judy & Ian
Mon Jun 13 21:21 2016 NZST
Speed: 0.1knts
Run: 27.2nm (49.2km)
35 16.45S 174 04.98E
Weather: TWS 2.5 TWD 244T

UTC 6/13/2016 9:16 AM Test position report. Adagio departing for New Caledonia approx 1000 NZT 160614.

Wed Dec 2 22:19 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.7knts
Run: 191.5nm (346.6km)
34 53.69S 173 57.43E
Weather: TWS 12 TWD 118 M

UTC 11/28/2015 5:00 AM LOCAL DATE 11/28/2015 LOCAL TIME 4:00 PM COG 149T SOG 7.7 Apologies! Via Eva we learned that our 'Final report' was not received by YIT. So following is a copy of what we sent.

"We are closing on the Bay of Islands, passing the Cavali Islands. This will be our final position report for Adagio's Noumea to Opua passage."

Frank, still at it! Congrats. Just thought I'd reach out. Hope all is well.
Sat Nov 28 1:58 2015 NZDT
Run: 250.9nm (454.1km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.6nm
32 56.48S 171 35.39E
Weather: TWS 14.5 TWD 73M cloud cover 95% Baro steady 1015 Dolphins, maybe an albino!

UTC 11/27/2015 5:56 AM LOCAL DATE 11/27/2015 LOCAL TIME 4:56 PM COG 135T SOG 6.8

Thu Nov 26 10:46 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.3knts
Run: 78.1nm (141.4km)
Avg: 9.2knts
24hr: 221nm
30 24.17S 168 32.47E
Weather: TWS 7 TWD 082

UTC 11/25/2015 9:39 PM LOCAL DATE 11/26/2015 LOCAL TIME 8:39 AM COG 135T SOG 7.3 Motoring in almost no wind

Thu Nov 26 2:17 2015 NZDT
Speed: 9.1knts
Run: 144.5nm (261.5km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 206.8nm
29 32.59S 167 41.71E
Weather: TWS 18.1 TWD 084T

UTC 11/25/2015 1:03 PM LOCAL DATE 11/26/2015 LOCAL TIME 12:03 AM COG 161T SOG 9.1 MESSAGE

Wed Nov 25 9:31 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.1knts
Run: 107.7nm (194.9km)
Avg: 9.4knts
24hr: 226.1nm
27 28.82S 167 18.49E
Weather: TWS 12 TWD 070M

UTC 11/24/2015 8:20 PM LOCAL DATE 11/25/2015 LOCAL TIME 7:20 AM COG 158T SOG 7.1 MESSAGE ?ast night we had to strike reacher as execeeding 22kn wind limit whenever we sail high with AWA 75 or less. Wind down to 12 so have a slow boat full main and jib. Evaluating whether to pass Norfolk Island (110nm ahead)to port or stbd. If we set reacher we will have to sail further leaving Norfolk to port.

Tue Nov 24 22:05 2015 NZDT
Speed: 10.3knts
Run: 153.9nm (278.6km)
Avg: 12.1knts
24hr: 289.7nm
25 56.64S 167 00.79E
Weather: TWS 19.0 TWD 114M

UTC 11/24/2015 8:58 AM LOCAL DATE 11/24/2015 LOCAL TIME 7:58 PM COG 192T SOG 10.3 MESSAGE All is well, we are going fast under full main and reacher - but can't sail as high if on jib. We are gaining about 3kn boatspeed over the breakeven of 6.25% for sailing 20 degrees low. So today we logged average SOG today of 10.6, 11.2, 10.6, 11, 11.2

Tue Nov 24 9:20 2015 NZDT
Speed: 8.4knts
Run: 67.2nm (121.6km)
Avg: 9.4knts
24hr: 226.1nm
23 45.14S 167 26.69E
Weather: TWS 16.3 TWD 73M AWS 18 AWA 65

UTC 11/23/2015 8:08 PM LOCAL DATE 11/24/2015 LOCAL TIME 7:08 AM COG 170T SOG 8.4 MESSAGE Sailing for AP02 26nm east of rhumb from AP01-02

Tue Nov 24 2:12 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.4knts
Run: 62.2nm (112.6km)
22 48.02S 167 13.86E
Weather: TWS 12.7 TWD 76M TWA 75 BARO 1015

UTC 11/23/2015 12:56 PM LOCAL DATE 11/23/2015 LOCAL TIME 11:56 PM COG 165T SOG 7.4 MESSAGE Sailing 27 degrees high of rhumb to AP01 full main+jib, port engine 2600

Sun Nov 22 19:47 2015 NZDT
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 69.5nm (125.8km)
22 17.18S 166 25.88E
Weather: TWS 21.2 TWD 097T

UTC 11/22/2015 6:43 AM LOCAL DATE 11/22/2015 LOCAL TIME 5:43 PM COG 066T SOG 0.0 MESSAGE Testing YIT pre NZ passage

Just subscribed to your updates and see your 11/22 test. Bon voyage!
Wed Nov 11 0:00 2015 NZDT
Run: 69.2nm (125.3km)
22 39.581S 167 26.463E
Fri Jul 3 12:13 2015 NZST
Run: 10.2nm (18.5km)
22 16.6S 166 26.384E

Shopping Noumea, mis-installed reacher halyard just replaced. Took 2 riggers 2 days of effort to extract the perfectly good halyard that was killed by incorrect reinstallation.

Tue Jun 30 9:24 2015 NZST
Speed: 7.0knts
Run: 33.4nm (60.5km)
22 21.83S 166 34.07E
Weather: TWS 21.8 TWD 105T

UTC 6/29/2015 9:17 PM LOCAL DATE 6/30/2015 LOCAL TIME 9:17 AM COG 291T SOG 7.0 This is our final position report for this passage. We will berth at Port Moselle at 10AM this morning.

Congratulations! So glad to hear you made it ok. Enjoy N.C. and all of the french delicacies.

Glad to hear you've arrived! We arrived in Kyoto yesterday. FYI, your position map shows you far west of New Cal, at least on my iPhone. :)
Mon Jun 29 9:07 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.2knts
Run: 153.4nm (277.7km)
22 31.80S 167 03.49E
Weather: TWS 16.6 TWD 105T

UTC 6/28/2015 9:01 PM LOCAL DATE 6/29/2015 LOCAL TIME 9:01 AM COG 316T SOG 6.2 Adagio will not make Customs time limit today, so we will slow down to time our entry for Tuesday morning.

Mon Jun 29 9:07 2015 NZST
Speed: 7.1knts
Run: 209.3nm (378.8km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 106.9nm
24 38.87S 167 47.05E
Weather: TWS 16.7 TWD 138T cloud 20% sea roughly 2M more wind wave than last report

UTC 6/28/2015 12:08 AM LOCAL DATE 6/28/2015 LOCAL TIME 12:08 PM COG 335T SOG 7.1 ETA Southern Lagoon near IDP about 0600NZT All is well aboard.

Sat Jun 27 10:07 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.2knts
Run: 144.6nm (261.7km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.9nm
27 33.44S 168 43.03E
Weather: TWS 12.8 TWD 126T 90% thin cloud cover, seas 2M.

UTC 6/26/2015 9:54 PM LOCAL DATE 6/27/2015 LOCAL TIME 9:54 AM COG 344T SOG 6.2 We have freed the jammed main halyard, furled the mainsail and turned north for entry into Southern Lagoon west of Ile des Pins. All is well aboard.

Fri Jun 26 12:49 2015 NZST
Speed: 7.4knts
Run: 199.3nm (360.7km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 205.6nm
28 43.79S 170 40.93E
Weather: TWS 13.3 TWD 178T Seas about 2.5 M mostly swell. Cloud 95% but see blue ahead/north.

UTC 6/26/2015 12:34 AM LOCAL DATE 6/26/2015 LOCAL TIME 12:34 PM COG 307T SOG 7.4 Rick Shema's forecast is progressively confirmed. Last night wished we had our reacher for the lighter winds. Didn't have so we motorsailed full main one engine 2800.

Enjoying watching your course to warmer weather. You timed it right to depart before the chill arrived in Northland-been very chilly these past few days. Cheers
Thu Jun 25 13:33 2015 NZST
Speed: 9.2knts
Run: 19.7nm (35.7km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 166.9nm
30 49.74S 172 57.55E
Weather: 70% cloud cover, temps air 17C sea 17.7C precip 0.0 sig wave 3.0 from 200 M

UTC 6/25/2015 12:47 AM COG 331T SOG 9.2 TWS 18.6 TWD 191T Much better ride now with full main & jib. Surfing to 15kn when TWS gets up to 21kn. Albatross circling.

Thu Jun 25 10:43 2015 NZST
Speed: 7.2knts
Run: 158.7nm (287.2km)
Avg: 8.9knts
24hr: 213.8nm
31 04.26S 173 08.06E

UTC 6/24/2015 10:42 PM LOCAL DATE 6/25/2015 LOCAL TIME 10:42 AM COG 331T SOG 7.2 TWS 16.8 TWD 184T MESSAGE

Wed Jun 24 16:54 2015 NZST
Speed: 8.8knts
Run: 9.2nm (16.7km)
33 06.28S 174 23.68E
Weather: We had a hard afternoon after watching our new reacher float down in front our watchstanding position. Bottom line is we have reacher and rigging back aboard.

UTC 6/24/2015 4:25 AM LOCAL DATE 6/24/2015 LOCAL TIME 4:25 PM COG 336T SOG 8.8 TWS 26.5 TWD 188T MESSAGE

Wed Jun 24 16:54 2015 NZST
Speed: 9.5knts
Run: 116.8nm (211.4km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 147.4nm
33 11.71S 174 30.64E
Weather: 185nm made good first 24hrs. Ran slow all night in a seaway on a scrap of main. Reacher back up TWA 162. Cloud cover 90%, 3.5M sig waves from about 108T

UTC 6/24/2015 1:17 AM LOCAL DATE 6/24/2015 LOCAL TIME 1:17 PM COG 333T SOG 9.6 TWS 21.5 TWD 185T

Tue Jun 23 21:53 2015 NZST
Speed: 6.8knts
Run: 66.7nm (120.7km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.1nm
34 52.91S 174 37.97E
Weather: WIND_SPEED: 25 WIND_DIR: 155T BARO: 1024

UTC 6/23/2015 9:42 AM LOCAL DATE 6/23/2015 LOCAL TIME 9:42 PM COG 001T SOG 6.8 TWS 24.5 TWD 155T Seastate is rough enough that we have slowed down for the night. We were surfing up to 17kn when we struck the reacher at sundown.

Surfing at 17 knots sounds like heaps of fun! Of course the bumps could be a problem. Great to be able to track your progress Happy Sailing! xox
Tue Jun 23 8:19 2015 NZST
Run: 11.1nm (20.1km)
35 50.234S 174 28.061E

Waiting for NZ Customs at Marsden Cove. Refueling then sailing for New Caledonia.

Have a great trip. Time to go looking for the warm. All good here in Nelson. Still sailing, racing on a modified Ross 930. Cheers, Sandy

Bon voyage! We're having a wonderful time in Singapore and spending lots of time with the Burkholders. :)

Hi, I hope you have a great voyage! To keep you informed, Brendan is now in his fourth year in the Navy doing Electronic Engineering at ADFA and Cameron is just finishing his first year as an apprentice Fitter and Turner at a local firm. All the best. Mark and Jackie (still on Renee).
Mon Jun 15 21:32 2015 NZST
Speed: 11.0knts
35 43.46S 174 19.59E
Weather: Changed subject from ADAGIO to adagio

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Mon Jun 15 21:24 2015 NZST
Speed: 11.0knts
35 43.46S 174 19.59E
Weather: Fine

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Mon Jun 15 21:24 2015 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
35 43.46S 174 19.59E
Weather: Fine spells and showers

UNTIL TUESDAY in Town Basin, testing YIT auto position reporting UTC 6/15/2015 8:08 AM LOCAL DATE 6/15/2015 LOCAL TIME 8:08 PM COG 090T SOG 0.0 TWS 4.3 TWD 342T MESSAGE

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