Tayrona

Tayrona

Wed May 4 23:59 2016 NZST
Speed: 0knts
Run: 97.7nm (176.8km)
Avg: 4.2knts
24hr: 100.6nm
27 27s 153 06e
Weather: wind 0kts SW seas 0m SW

LAND HO!!! Tayrona pulls into Brisbane after ten days at sea! Great weather and fast sailing on Tayrona's last passage under our command.


Wed May 4 0:41 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 127nm (229.9km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 122.6nm
27 18s 154 41e
Weather: wind 10kts W seas 1m W

Tayrona is 77 miles out from Brisbane. Gorgeous weather today, but motoring in light headwinds. Beats overcast and rain! Last night watch aboard Tayrona!


Mon May 2 23:49 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 123.2nm (223km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 140.8nm
27 50s 156 40e
Weather: wind 10kts SE seas 1m SE

Ugly weather through the front. Motoring in unsettled seas and light wind in the rain. :( All well aboard.


Mon May 2 2:49 2016 NZST
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 158nm (286km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.5nm
28 18s 158 37e
Weather: wind 15kts NE seas 1.5m NE

Another beautiful day under sail! Cloud cover in PM and renewing winds. 280 miles to Bris!


Sun May 1 0:45 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 157nm (284.2km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 155.7nm
28 53s 161 08e
Weather: wind 10kts NE seas 1m NE

Flew spinnaker all day and throughout the night in fair winds and following seas. Caught a mahi mahi. Every day on passage is like this? Right?


Sat Apr 30 0:33 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 139.7nm (252.9km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 147.4nm
29 50s 163 30e
Weather: wind 5kts SE seas 1m SE

Motoring with almost no wind. Gorgeous blue skies!


Fri Apr 29 1:48 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 146.2nm (264.6km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 142.7nm
30 47s 165 34e
Weather: wind 10kts SE seas 1m SE

Gorgeous clear day with a squall thrown in for fun. We keep changing to and out of wing-wing. All good aboard.


Thu Apr 28 1:13 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 158nm (286km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 155.2nm
31 50s 167 43e
Weather: wind 15kts SE seas 2m SE

Dark and stormy night! Still making good time, so we'll take it! All well aboard.


Wed Apr 27 0:47 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 182.9nm (331km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 180.3nm
32 50s 170 09e
Weather: wind 15kts S seas 2m SE

Moving at a good clip. Wind in 20's today with rowdy seas. All well aboard!


Tue Apr 26 0:26 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 109.5nm (198.2km)
34 03s 172 58e
Weather: wind 15kts S seas 1m SE

First position report from Tasman Crossing. Good progress. All well aboard!


Tue Nov 10 9:21 2015 NZDT
Run: 11.6nm (21km)
35 19.130S 174 07.145E

Docked at Bay of Islands Marina. Happy to be back on land. Thanks Patricia and David!


Mon Nov 9 11:13 2015 NZDT
Run: 144.3nm (261.2km)
Avg: 4.3knts
24hr: 102.4nm
35 9.19968s 174 9.43404e

arrived in Opua last night. happy landfall.


Yahoo! Way to go, so happy to hear that you've landed and can't wait to catch up! Back in Opua Friday PM. Lexi
Sun Nov 8 1:24 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 86.6nm (156.7km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.3nm
33 23s 172 49e
Weather: wind 10kts SW seas 1m SW

Pleasant sailing conditions! Finally! All well aboard.


Sat Nov 7 8:40 2015 NZDT
Speed: 4knts
Run: 27.3nm (49.4km)
Avg: 4knts
24hr: 96.5nm
32 28S 171 48E
Weather: 15SE,

all well.


Sat Nov 7 1:53 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 65.1nm (117.8km)
Avg: 3.8knts
24hr: 91.3nm
32 08s 171 33e
Weather: wind 10kts S seas 1m SE

Conditions in the squash zone moderated. Got a pretty good thrashing in the last days. Made our tack to Opua and awaiting SW winds to drive us in to port! All well aboard.


Fri Nov 6 8:46 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
31 28S 172 20E
Weather: 25SE, choppy seas

Fri Nov 6 8:46 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 35.2nm (63.7km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 123.6nm
31 28S 172 20E
Weather: 25SE, choppy seas

Fri Nov 6 1:56 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 57.6nm (104.3km)
Avg: 3.3knts
24hr: 79.7nm
31 08s 172 47e
Weather: wind 22kts S seas 2m S

It was a dark and stormy night! Rowdy seas, but all well aboard.


Thu Nov 5 8:34 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 106.9nm (193.5km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107nm
30 21S 173 07E
Weather: 15S

Wed Nov 4 8:35 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5msknts
Run: 36.9nm (66.8km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 123.9nm
28 50S 173 28E
Weather: 4N but var

all ok


Wed Nov 4 1:27 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 93.7nm (169.6km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.7nm
28 18s 173 27e
Weather: wind 10kts SE seas 1m SE

Having trouble connecting to sailmail. Getting ready for the incoming front on Thursday. All good aboard.


Tue Nov 3 9:21 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6.5knts
Run: 30nm (54.3km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 133.3nm
26 57S 173 35E
Weather: se to ese 16, 40%cc

Tue Nov 3 3:57 2015 NZDT
Speed: 6knts
Run: 129.2nm (233.9km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 128nm
26 31s 173 34e
Weather: wind 15kts SE seas 1m SE

Happy to be sailing again after all day motoring through glassy flat seas, blue skies, and no wind.


Mon Nov 2 3:43 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 138.1nm (250km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 138.1nm
24 39s 173 40e
Weather: wind 7kts SE seas 1m SE

Conditions continue to vary from 20 knots to 5 knots, with associated seas. All well aboard.


Sun Nov 1 3:43 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 144.5nm (261.5km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 145.1nm
22 44s 174 17e
Weather: wind 8kts SE seas 1m SE

Heavy chop and moderate wind today, both now diminishing. All well aboard.


Sat Oct 31 3:49 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 85.2nm (154.2km)
Avg: 3.6knts
24hr: 85.3nm
21 12s 175 49e
Weather: wind 7kts S seas 1m SE

Cruising through the moonlit night! All well aboard.


Fri Oct 30 3:50 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 125nm (226.3km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 125.7nm
20 00s 175 31e
Weather: wind 5kts S seas 0m SE

Motoring through glassy seas, no wind, bright moon. All well aboard.


Thu Oct 29 3:58 2015 NZDT
Speed: 5knts
Run: 73.6nm (133.2km)
18 28s 176 32e
Weather: wind 12kts SE seas 2m SE

Conditions moderating from 25 knots near Viti Levu. Sailing as close to wind as possible. All good aboard.


Mon Oct 26 11:44 2015 NZDT
Run: 57.1nm (103.4km)
17 46.370S 177 22.97287E

Docked at Denarau Marina. Getting ready for the big push and installing a brand new autopilot.


Sat Oct 10 19:33 2015 NZDT
Run: 12.5nm (22.6km)
16 56.78s 177 21.97e

On Anchor.


Wed Oct 7 10:41 2015 NZDT
17 05.9s 177 15.9e

On Anchor.


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