Catcha Star

Thu Oct 13 16:38 2016 NZDT
GPS: 31 57.185S 115 40.525E
Run: 228.8nm (414.1km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 105.1nm

10 nm to Fremantle

Tue Oct 11 12:22 2016 NZDT
GPS: 28 47.315S 114 33.022E
Run: 31.7nm (57.4km)
Avg: 573.5knts
24hr: 13763.2nm

Making way. Left Geraldton at 6 am this morning 11th Oct. Eta Fremantle 13th Oct.

Tue Oct 11 12:19 2016 NZDT
GPS: 28 52.12374S 115 3.91846E
Run: 28.7nm (51.9km)

Thu Oct 6 0:00 2016 NZDT
GPS: 28 46.13629S 114 36.27596E
Run: 126.9nm (229.7km)
Avg: 19.5knts
24hr: 468.3nm

Arrived in Geraldton 0800 Friday 7th Octber. Mark's Mum's birthday.... happy birthday Mum XXXX

Wed Oct 5 17:29 2016 NZDT
GPS: 27 07.321S 113 41.065E
Run: 118.4nm (214.3km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 162.4nm

Steady winds and steady progress. Geraldton ETA is still Fri

Wed Oct 5 0:00 2016 NZDT
GPS: 25 33.936S 112 53.053E
Run: 93.7nm (169.6km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 209.6nm

Still on track for Fri ETA into Geraldton

No other news 

Tue Oct 4 13:16 2016 NZDT
GPS: 24 15.810S 113 18.190E
Run: 85.1nm (154km)

Latest position confirmed at 1200 today

Sat Oct 1 16:46 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 6.61598S 113 46.44471E
Run: 0.8nm (1.4km)

I just spoke with David (Sat 1130). They will stay anchored at Point Maud until probably the early hours Sunday and set sail as soon as there are favorable winds.

I will update on Monday, but there ETA for Geraldon is looking more like Friday 7th Oct

Fri Sep 30 21:30 2016 NZDT
GPS: 23 6.96293S 113 45.83326E
Run: 140.9nm (255km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 102.2nm

Anchored at POINT MAUD for the night. David's Birthday, happy birthday Skipper!!!

Thu Sep 29 12:25 2016 NZDT
GPS: 21 26.571S 115 1.327E
Run: 47nm (85.1km)

Planning to set sail from this location as soon as the wind turns from the east, probably in the early hours Thursday morning

Tue Sep 27 0:00 2016 NZDT
GPS: 21 6.20393S 115 39.32032E
Run: 49.9nm (90.3km)

Received Text from Sat Phone. Hopefully favorable winds to head south in tomorrow.

Bruce Buckley's weather predictions have so far been spot on.

Mon Sep 26 0:00 2016 NZDT
GPS: 20 23.14952S 115 34.33793E
Run: 82.9nm (150km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.4nm

Resting here for the night.

Sun Sep 25 12:23 2016 NZDT
GPS: 19 46.000S 114 28.669E
Run: 103.6nm (187.5km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 103.8nm

No coms other than position this morning

Sat Sep 24 11:27 2016 NZST
GPS: 18 18.304s 114 07.479e
Run: 78.6nm (142.3km)
Avg: 3.5knts
24hr: 84.3nm

Wind has eased, now 20kts+ Big swell & seas still very rough.

Engine cutting out - possibly fuel filters blocked from dirty fuel stirred up in the fuel tank.

Fri Sep 23 13:03 2016 NZST
GPS: 17 12.500S 114 26.570E
Run: 240.7nm (435.7km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 123.8nm

Getting hammered, 25kts from the Sth, Seas rough.

Wed Sep 21 14:23 2016 NZST
GPS: 13 43.539S 114 27.724E
Run: 126.3nm (228.6km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 210.6nm

No Update regarding weather today. No news is god news, I guess.

Wed Sep 21 0:00 2016 NZST
GPS: 15 33.144S 114 25.132E
Run: 255.1nm (461.7km)
Avg: 20.1knts
24hr: 482.1nm

Received a message saying all is good.

Tue Sep 20 11:18 2016 NZST
GPS: 11 51.69s 114 27.54e
Run: 117.1nm (212km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 151.4nm

Winds 20kts on the nose, moderate seas

Mon Sep 19 16:44 2016 NZST
GPS: 10 14.249s 114 57.042e

Set sail from Benoa, Bali 1100 Sunday 18th September 2016

Bound for FSC Fremantle - ETA 7th October

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