Ke Ama 11

Thu Sep 5 8:12 2019 NZST
GPS: 17 44.317S 168 18.549E
Run: 118.9nm (215.2km)
Avg: 8.2knts
24hr: 196.1nm
Weather: sunny

dropped anchor in Port Vila at 0700 hrs .All OK .This is the last transmission on the Iridium


Wed Sep 4 17:39 2019 NZST
GPS: 19 17.542S 169 05.318E
Weather: sunny , S/W wind 20 knots on th beam

98 miles to Port Vila .ETA tomorrow a.m. great sail today , and caught 2 fish .


Wed Sep 4 17:06 2019 NZST
GPS: 19 17.542S 169 05.318E
Run: 79.1nm (143.2km)
Avg: 2.9knts
24hr: 70.4nm
Weather: sunny , S/W wind 20 knots on th beam

98 miles to Port Vila .ETA tomorrow a.m. great sail today , and caught 2 fish .


Tue Sep 3 14:09 2019 NZST
GPS: 20 14.380S 169 46.248E
Run: 153nm (276.9km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.9nm
Weather: cloudy and rain .Wind SW 15 to 20

dropped anchor at Anethym to sort out some problems aboard departing tomorrow morning first thing for Port Vila .


Mon Sep 2 13:09 2019 NZST
GPS: 21 57.535S 171 15.938E
Run: 207.4nm (375.4km)
Avg: 9.1knts
24hr: 218.3nm
Weather: cloudy rain at times , 2+ meter sea , winds 20 to 25 knots from an E / NE quarter

Ke A am sailing well under a reefed main and staysail .all OK on board , though a couple still feeding the fish once in a while . Making fast progress ,ETA Port Vila is 2 days


Sun Sep 1 14:21 2019 NZST
GPS: 24 12.435S 173 25.597E
Run: 274.2nm (496.3km)
Avg: 10.6knts
24hr: 254.1nm
Weather: cloudy rain at times , 3+ meter sea , winds 20 to 25 knots from an easterly quarter

still one crew sea sick .down and out for the count .. another teetering ..Ke Ama sailing fast and well 10 to 12+ knots reefed down , but steady .Noelines brownies keeping Keith and I going right now !


Sat Aug 31 12:27 2019 NZST
GPS: 27 53.262S 175 04.593E
Run: 185.8nm (336.3km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 183.5nm
Weather: sunny . easterly winds 10 to 15 knots ,light swell

One young lad down sea sick /reaching along at 8 knots ,heading north ,beam reach , very pleasant


Fri Aug 30 12:09 2019 NZST
GPS: 30 33.071S 175 29.773E
Run: 167.7nm (303.5km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 182.9nm
Weather: sunny . light easterlies ,,long gentle swells .. sunny .anticipating more wind tomorrw

all Ok on board . Under sail ...reaching slowly in light easterly breeze .4 knots


Thu Aug 29 14:09 2019 NZST
GPS: 32 57.064S 175 04.529E
Run: 197.9nm (358.2km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.3nm
Weather: sunny . light westerly wind ..flat seas .

all Ok on board ..motorsailing in flat water .Caught first fish this a.m.


Wed Aug 28 12:39 2019 NZST
GPS: 35 47.301S 174 36.870E
Run: 128.1nm (231.9km)
Weather: patchy clouds ..no wind

all Ok on board ..motoring ..just departed NZ


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