Libby

Libby

Sat Jul 16 2:48 2016 NZST

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Sat Jun 25 0:28 2016 NZST
Run: 76.4nm (138.3km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 152.8nm

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You made it! :D WELCOME HOME Lots of love ox! ox!
Fri Jun 24 0:15 2016 NZST
Run: 62.3nm (112.8km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 118.2nm

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Looks close enough to smell to me! Good on you kids! Much love, Tim
Thu Jun 23 11:36 2016 NZST
Run: 72.1nm (130.5km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 144.4nm

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Mon Jun 13 18:20 2016 NZST
Run: 62.5nm (113.1km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 125nm

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Following Libby this morning. Noted speed L & L position and observed 135 miles for the day !3/ )6/ 16. Can now see clearly your tracking route. Keep going with God Speed. All our Love. Dad.
Thu Jun 9 6:21 2016 NZST
Run: 1.1nm (2km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 144nm

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We are enjoying "arm chair" sailing with you. Whole new perspective that isn't too hard to get used to.
Mon Jun 6 11:49 2016 NZST
Run: 220.9nm (399.8km)
Weather: 5knts SE, slight seas, no clouds, 1022 baro

Set sail to Seattle 24 hrs ago. Estimated ETA June 25 ish.

Excellent! Buen Viaje you two! So great to hear from you! Terry, Happy Belated Birthday :} ...we thought of you on the 19th... (I'm pretty sure I have the right date but if not I do know it's close!) When you are home and settled lets catch up and reminisce. Good winds! Lots of love. ox! ox!

Great to hear from you guys! We wish you nothing but fair winds and following seas. All of our love and good wishes. Tim King
Mon Dec 28 11:07 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.0knts
Run: 201.8nm (365.3km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 209.5nm
Weather: Bright Sunshine, winds 18 knots NE and seas 1.5 meters

Elated to be 29 miles from Hilo. We are 15 miles of shore and the Big Island is still hiding! ETA 175 miles in the last 24 hours. Dena dug around below the floors for a bottle of bubbly to celebrate with. What a surprise, we have a choice of Dom, Veuve or Moet! Libby is good, we are good, life is good!

Sun Dec 27 12:00 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.0knts
Run: 378.9nm (685.8km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.5nm
Weather: Small squalls, bright sunshine, wind NE at 20 knots, 2-3 meter seas.

Another 165 miles in the last 24 hours. 191 miles to go. Squally today with bright sunshine in between. Looks like a Sunday evening arrival into Hilo. Lost two WindGen blade tips last night to a young Red Footed Booby that eventually landed on our upper spreaders in 20 knots of wind and I guessing was blown off into the wind generator on the mizzen mast :-( All is well on board Libby. Our last sleep at sea fo this passage.

Fri Dec 25 11:15 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 181nm (327.6km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.6nm
Weather: Clear skies, bright sunshine, wind NE at 18 knots, 2 meter seas.

Another delightful sailing day today, Merry Christmas Eve! Making good time and not pushing Libby at all. Saw our 1st commercial ship this morning, Sasebo Green (MMSI 538005622 for you sailing geeks). Spoke at length with a very nice 3rd Mate from the Phillipines. Ship was coming from Mobile, Alabama to Lan Shan, China. ETA January 13th! We wished each other a Merry Christmas from the high seas.

Thu Dec 24 11:12 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6.6knts
Run: 599.4nm (1084.9km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 205.6nm
Weather: Clear skies, wind E at 18 knots, 2 meter seas.

Two great days of sailing in boisterous seas ranging from 2 meters to 4 meters. Last 24 hour run 189 miles. Total miles so far 1587. Miles 700 miles to go. Wind and sea state eased, sailing along nicely with reefed Genoa, Main and Mizzen.

D&T! Your SMS last night made our evening. And T, this new track portal is optimized for mobile access; we'll be stalking you much more frequently now :) Best to you both and Merry Christmas. -C&P
Mon Dec 21 13:14 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.0knts
Run: 175.8nm (318.2km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 161.7nm
Weather: Cloudy skies, wind NE at 25-30 knots, 3 meter seas. 07.37.634, 138 22 361, cog 310

Rain has given way to butt kickin' winds and seas! We have moved into separate apartments for the duration...I have the cockpit and Dena has down below. Neither of us likes each other's apartments in these conditions. We are looking forward to getting there!

Sun Dec 20 11:08 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.7knts
Run: 155.9nm (282.2km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.8nm
Weather: Cloudy skies, wind NE at 18 knots, 3 meter seas.

All is well aboard Libby! 135 miles in the last 24hrs, less due to rain and squalls and rain and squalls and some rain and squalls.

Sat Dec 19 11:16 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.6knts
Run: 151.1nm (273.5km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.8nm
Weather: Overcast/rain, wind E at 15 knots, 1.5 meter seas.

Rain, rain, rain....squall, squall, squall....The boats clean. Looking to push through this area of variable winds and torrential rain into the Northerly trade winds. This may be a day away. 135 miles in the last 24 hours.

Fri Dec 18 10:34 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6.0knts
Run: 181.1nm (327.8km)
Avg: 7.7knts
24hr: 184.8nm
Weather: Clear skies, wind E at 18 knots, 2 meter seas.

Crossed into the Northern Hemmisphere this morning at 01:30 Dena gave thanks to Neptune for both of us. 161 miles in the last 24 hours. All of a sudden it is really hot!

Thu Dec 17 11:03 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.3knts
Run: 204.1nm (369.4km)
Avg: 23knts
24hr: 552.5nm
Weather: Clear skies, wind NE at 18 knots, 2 meter seas.

Another great day sailing. 169 miles in the last 24 hours. (noon to noon) Seas building the closer we get to the EQ. Will cross the Equator sometime tomorrow morning.

Wed Dec 16 10:22 2015 NZDT
Speed: 7.8knts
Run: 88.3nm (159.8km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 194.4nm
Weather: Clear skies, wind ENE at 15 knots, 2 meter seas on STB Beam

Libby is performing well. Close Hauled boat speed 7.5-8 knots in the last 12 hours. Last 24 hour run 165 miles. Fabulous sailing. Hope this holds up through the ITCZ.

Tue Dec 8 15:17 2015 NZDT

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Big momentous passage...leaving your comfort zone of French Polynesia. Wishing you Fair winds and happy times together.
Wed Dec 2 7:35 2015 NZDT
Run: 880nm (1592.8km)

Anchored in Nuku HIva, small boat projects underway before we head to Hawaii

Sun Sep 6 12:47 2015 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Weather: Fine!

Anchored off the Sofitel for Dena's 52nd Birthday! Whale watching, paddle boarding, snorkling, Champagne and Chicken Curry!

Hey kids, thinking of you from further and further away. Hope all is well and you are enjoying some great sailing! Find us on facebook if not here... Us.
Sun Sep 6 12:17 2015 NZST
Run: 12.9nm (23.3km)

Anchored in Moorea

Tue Aug 4 6:30 2015 NZST

Port Autonome, Papeete for a few weeks

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