Blowin' Bubbles

Blowin' Bubbles

Sun Apr 22 6:21 2018 NZST
Speed: 3.0knts
Run: 93nm (168.3km)
Avg: 3.9knts
24hr: 94.6nm
Weather: Wind 6.0 E, Seas

Another 24 hours of leisurely sailing in paradise... Should arrive in Rotuma tomorrow. 138 NM to go.

Sat Apr 21 6:45 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 94.9nm (171.8km)
Avg: 3.9knts
24hr: 93nm
Weather: Wind 0, Seas

Sailed in light winds last 22 hours. Entered a squall zone about 0430. Now motoring. All is well.

Fri Apr 20 6:15 2018 NZST
Run: 62.6nm (113.3km)
Avg: 2.6knts
24hr: 63.1nm
Weather: Wind 4-5 knots ENE, Sea

sp: 3.0 Another 24 hours of very light winds. Nice calm seas so Shelley got lots of baking done! 294 NM to Rotuma, Fiji

Thu Apr 19 6:27 2018 NZST
Speed: 3.3knts
Run: 102.4nm (185.3km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.5nm
Weather: Win

d: 19/04/18 06:15 UTC Another 24 hours of very light winds... 347 NM to Rotuma, Fiji

Wed Apr 18 7:09 2018 NZST
Speed: 2.5knts
Run: 117.3nm (212.3km)
Avg: 4.7knts
24hr: 113.7nm
Weather: Win

d: 18/04/18 06:57 UTC Motored all night... At first light we put up the asymmetrical... finally quiet..... Should have light winds and calm seas for the day.

Tue Apr 17 6:24 2018 NZST
Speed: 2.0knts
Run: 118.7nm (214.8km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.2nm
Weather: Win

d: 17/04/18 06:13 UTC Very light winds overnight. 533NM to Rotuma

Mon Apr 16 6:18 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.0knts
Run: 123.4nm (223.4km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.3nm
Weather: Wind 7 ESE, Seas

Sailing close hauled toward Rotuma. An uneventful 24 hours.

Sun Apr 15 7:24 2018 NZST
Speed: 6.4knts
Run: 145.7nm (263.7km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 140.4nm
Weather: wind 7 knts ENE, Seas

We are south of the equator! Caught a 38lb Wahoo yesterday... All is well!

Sat Apr 14 6:30 2018 NZST
Speed: 5.4knts
Run: 1.6nm (2.9km)
Weather: wind 8 knots ENE, seas calm, CC 20%, BAR 1007

Underway to Rotuma

Fri Apr 13 18:56 2018 NZST
Run: 12.1nm (21.9km)

We will be underway at 0 dark thirty Saturday morning. Heading for Rotuma.

Fri Apr 6 7:50 2018 NZST
Speed: 0.0knts
Run: 64.8nm (117.3km)
Weather: Wind: 5knots NNE, Seas: calm here in the atoll, CC: 10%, Hum. 75%, temp 38c, bar: 1009

All is well in Tarawa, Kiribati. We had an awesome season in The Marshall Islands. Just now waiting for a weather window to start heading south to Fiji.

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