Pesto

Pesto

Sun Nov 26 10:36 2017 NZDT
Speed: 7 reaching, maintaining rhumb line to opuaknts
Run: 194.4nm (351.9km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 211.6nm
33 36.528S 174 20.915E
Weather: E winds 15kt.

94nm to reach Opua. All good onboard.


Sat Nov 25 12:33 2017 NZDT
Speed: 7-8 reaching, maintaining rhumb line to opuaknts
Run: 145.9nm (264.1km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 200.7nm
30 49.380S 174 48.308E
Weather: E winds 15kt. 1mtr waves. Partially cloudy.

caught a broad line of squalls last night, around 30S. Rain was light, but winds highly distorted under them. Got trapped under one for hours. The squalls are clumps of fleecy grey clouds with rain visible under them, traveling on a ESE-to-WSW trajectory. Avoid. All good onboard.


Fri Nov 24 19:06 2017 NZDT
Speed: 7-8, close reaching, maintaining rhumb line to opuaknts
Run: 96.8nm (175.2km)
Avg: 9.4knts
24hr: 225.6nm
28 43.907S 175 08.270E
Weather: ESE winds, 15-20kt. 1.5mtr waves. Partially cloudy.

a pleasant day of sailing, finally! All good onboard.


Fri Nov 24 8:48 2017 NZDT
Speed: 7-8, close reaching, maintaining rhumb line to opuaknts
Run: 221.8nm (401.5km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 206.3nm
27 19.870S 175 05.406E
Weather: ESE winds, 17-22kt. 1.75-2mtr waves. Partially cloudy.

conditions improved from yesterday. 475nm to go. All good onboard.


Thu Nov 23 7:00 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.5, hard on the wind, maintaining rhumb line to opuaknts
Run: 454.7nm (823km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 172.4nm
24 07.310S 175 09.133E
Weather: SE winds, 20-25kt. 2.5mtr waves - increasing

though sailing because it's hard on the wind. Ripped staysail, but main and genoa are holding well. All good onboard.


Mon Nov 20 15:42 2017 NZDT
Speed: 6.5, motoringknts
Run: 9.3nm (16.8km)
17 50.7S 177 15.9E
Weather: S winds, 10kt

Cleared out of Fiji, heading to Navula Pass, then on straight to Opua


Sat Nov 18 19:20 2017 NZDT
Run: 12.1nm (21.9km)
17 46.33S 177 23E
Weather: Clear

Currently in Denarau Marina, FJ. Getting ready for a departure on Tuesday 21st to Opua, NZ


Mon Nov 13 20:24 2017 NZDT
Speed: 0knts
Run: 1.1nm (2km)
17 46S 177 12E
Weather: light, variable wind. Rainy

awaiting weather window, Nov 21st looking promissing


Mon Nov 13 9:10 2017 NZDT
17 46s 177 11e
Weather: Rainy, the SPCZ is just over us

Still in Musket Cove (FJ) awaiting a weather window. As of today, Nov 21st is looking promising. But that's still too long of a forecast timeframe anyway. So we just wait.


Tue Oct 31 8:39 2017 NZDT
No position sent.

Currently in Musket Cove (Fiji), preparing for the passage to Opua. Will await for a suitable, hopefully broad High, for the passage.


Sun Aug 13 17:49 2017 NZST
No position sent.
Weather: Light SE winds, clear skies

Currently at Musket Cove Marina, in Fiji


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