Fri Jun 14 8:42 2019 NZST
GPS: 10 40.81N 61 37.90W
Run: 62.9nm (113.8km)
Weather: Glorious

Circumnavigation done ✅

Woohooo! Tied up at Coral Cove marina for 10 days. It’s surreal to be back here !

Gotta go, champagne waiting!!

Sat Jun 8 8:51 2019 NZST
GPS: 11 09.42N 060 50.54W
Run: 217.6nm (393.9km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 201.2nm

Welcome back to the Caribbean!! Arrived in Tobago; Woooohooo! At anchor in lovely bay. Ready to party! Only 60 nm to go to complete our circumnavigation!!

Fri Jun 7 6:54 2019 NZST
GPS: 09 22.12N 058 12.58W
Run: 221.9nm (401.6km)
Avg: 9.1knts
24hr: 218.3nm

Sailing with full main, genoa and staysail. Wind and current pushing us at a whopping 9-10 knots. Only 189 nm to Tobago and our last night at sea!

Thu Jun 6 6:30 2019 NZST
GPS: 07 37.11N 055 29.25W
Run: 196.8nm (356.2km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 192nm

Sailing on a beam reach, ENE winds at 12-14knots, doing between 7-8 knots on a slightly bumpy sea. Almost half way!!

Wed Jun 5 5:54 2019 NZST
GPS: 05 56.40N 053 10.30W
Run: 60.5nm (109.5km)

We have left Iles du Salut this morning for Tobago. Since then we have been dodging squalls and forever changing sail configuration to maintain speed and course. Luckily the 3-4 knot current that assisted us from Brazil is still with us!!

Sat Jun 1 0:18 2019 NZST
GPS: 05 17.01N 052 35.44W
Run: 111.8nm (202.4km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 150.7nm

Just anchored at Ile Royale after a black night riddled with squalls and wind shifts! Happy to be here for a few days rest.

Fri May 31 6:30 2019 NZST
GPS: 04 49.10N 051 02.13W
Run: 197.8nm (358km)
Avg: 8.4knts
24hr: 200.7nm

We have finally entered French Guyana waters after 7 days sailing along the Brazilian coast! Sailing beautifully on a broad reach in 15knots of wind. One more sleep to go before landfall with 95nm to go.

Thu May 30 6:51 2019 NZST
GPS: 03 32.20N 048 28.18W
Run: 224.5nm (406.3km)
Avg: 9.3knts
24hr: 224nm

After a squally night and boisterous morning, sailing on a beam reach at 8knots with 10-15knots of NE winds.

2 more sleeps before destination at Ile Royale.

Wed May 29 6:48 2019 NZST
GPS: 01 55.82N 045 38.63W
Run: 176.2nm (318.9km)
Avg: 7.4knts
24hr: 177.3nm

Sailing with poled genoa and main despite the light winds. Sun came out today after hiding all day yesterday. Less than 500nm to go!!

Tue May 28 6:57 2019 NZST
GPS: 00 29.57N 043 32.31W
Run: 193.2nm (349.7km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 191.6nm

Squalls and rain kept us busy all day with sail changes. Some motoring due to lack of wind. Crossed the equator this morning in good cheer despite the grey skies. Just managed to set the sails wing-on-wing and sailing along at 7-8 knots.

Mon May 27 6:45 2019 NZST
GPS: 01 05.75S 041 14.32W
Run: 211.5nm (382.8km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 211.9nm

A challenging day in terms of wind shifts, hence sail changes. Lots of squalls around us taking the wind out of our sails, while the weed puts the fish off our lures. Otherwise all well; about 100nm from the equator!

Sun May 26 6:48 2019 NZST
GPS: 02 27.98S 038 30.11W
Run: 206.5nm (373.8km)
Avg: 8.7knts
24hr: 209.1nm

Haven't changed sailing configuration for about 36 hours! Still poled out. Smoking along at 8-10 knots today due to favorable current. Let's hope this keeps going!

Sat May 25 7:06 2019 NZST
GPS: 04 13.27S 036 04.74W
Run: 174.1nm (315.1km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.4nm

Sailing with a poled out genoa, doing around 7knots.

Fri May 24 7:00 2019 NZST
GPS: 06 19.85S 034 41.86W
Run: 49.9nm (90.3km)

Left Jacare, our last port in Brazil, this morning en route towards French Guiana. Sailing poled out at about 6 knots in 15 knots of Southerly winds

Sat May 18 4:57 2019 NZST
GPS: 07 02.08S 034 51.46W
Run: 165.2nm (299km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 179.4nm
Weather: Sunny with some scattered clouds

Anchored in front of Jacare-Village Marina!

Will be here a few days to catch up with friends!!

Fri May 17 6:51 2019 NZST
GPS: 09 24.00S 035 12.45W
Run: 150.1nm (271.7km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 150.7nm

Motor sailing with winds forward of the beam. Hoping to ease sheets once around Recife. Otherwise all good, hot and sunny and fish for dinner as we caught a nice size tuna. Less than 150nm to go.

Thu May 16 6:57 2019 NZST
GPS: 11 10.05S 036 29.46W
Run: 158.5nm (286.9km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 154.3nm

Motor sailing at 6-7knots after a slow day of non wind.

Wed May 15 6:18 2019 NZST
GPS: 12 53.20S 038 02.56W
Run: 28.8nm (52.1km)

Left Salvador this morning en route for Jacare. A better start today than last Friday,when we had squalls, confused seas and head winds. None of which showed on our weather models! Anwyay, beautiful sailing day today.

Sailing with all three sails up doing between 5.5 and 8 knots with 1.5 metre seas and sun shining!

Sat May 11 18:38 2019 NZST
GPS: 12 48.54S 038 27.79W
Run: 11.8nm (21.4km)
Weather: Rain, rain and more rain

We decided to leave yesterday heading for Jacare. The weather wasn’t as predicted as we encountered heavy seas and winds on the nose when they were predicted to be from the south! The conditions were miserable so we headed back in to an anchorage further into the bay, waiting...

Wed May 1 2:31 2019 NZST
GPS: 12 58.32S 038 30.93W
Run: 5164.4nm (9347.6km)
Avg: 55knts
24hr: 1319nm
Weather: Hot! Warm! Humid!

Accidentally put longitude as East, which put us in Mozambique!

Just corrected; apologies for confusion! We are in Brazil!

Sat Apr 27 4:33 2019 NZST
GPS: 12 58.32S 038 30.93E
Run: 5061.4nm (9161.1km)
Avg: 204.5knts
24hr: 4908.1nm
Weather: Beautiful

Arrived at sunrise in gorgeous Salvador!

Tied up at marina and celebrated with Champagne! Welcome to Brazil 🇧🇷

Fri Apr 26 3:48 2019 NZST
GPS: 13 12.78S 037 00.36W
Run: 140.4nm (254.1km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.5nm

We were hoping for a diesel free trip, but might have to turn the engine on in the next hour or so if we want to make landfall by day break tomorrow. Only 90nm to go. Champagne in the fridge!!!

Thu Apr 25 3:39 2019 NZST
GPS: 13 30.96S 034 56.48W
Run: 177.4nm (321.1km)
Avg: 7.5knts
24hr: 178.9nm

After a lovely morning at good speeds, wind is now slowly dying. Less than 48 hours to go!

Wed Apr 24 3:51 2019 NZST
GPS: 13 52.63S 032 19.53W
Run: 165.6nm (299.7km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 164.2nm

Sailing "wing-on-wing" at 6-7 knots. Quite a few squalls about so we put the spinnaker to bed last night! 365nm to go!

Tue Apr 23 3:39 2019 NZST
GPS: 14 02.31S 029 51.75W
Run: 153.8nm (278.4km)
Avg: 6.4knts
24hr: 153.5nm

Still slowly moving forward at top speeds of 4-5 knots! The good news is that we caught a beautiful king fish yesterday, the bad news is we lost him as we were hauling him into the cockpit!!

Mon Apr 22 3:36 2019 NZST
GPS: 13 51.33S 027 34.64W
Run: 174.4nm (315.7km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.7nm

Very pleasant sailing conditions, still with Spinnaker and poled headsail. Happy Easter!

Sun Apr 21 3:30 2019 NZST
GPS: 13 57.50S 024 58.80W
Run: 182.4nm (330.1km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 182.4nm

Changed the spinnaker for the main sail early this morning as winds were picking up! Sailing along at 6.5 to 8 knots depending on the whim of the wind which is slightly inconsistent. All well!

Sat Apr 20 3:30 2019 NZST
GPS: 14 26.67S 022 18.25W
Run: 154.9nm (280.4km)
Avg: 6.5knts
24hr: 156.5nm

Celebrated half way point an hour or so ago. Sailing nicely under a beautiful sky with spinnaker and poled genoa.

Fri Apr 19 3:45 2019 NZST
GPS: 14 35.12S 019 59.59W
Run: 172.6nm (312.4km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168nm

Fortunately the winds picked up yesterday evening and all day today. They are starting to calm down and the residual swell is making us rock'n'roll!! We are almost at half way. Wooohooo!

Thu Apr 18 3:06 2019 NZST
GPS: 15 15.93S 017 30.34W
Run: 125.2nm (226.6km)
Avg: 5.5knts
24hr: 131.5nm

Sailing very, very slowly (4.5knots) as winds seemed to have vanished. Otherwise, beautiful sunny days with still a few squalls about

Wed Apr 17 4:15 2019 NZST
GPS: 15 34.66S 015 39.32W
Run: 323.3nm (585.2km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 159.8nm

Sailing with Headsail and spinnaker, about 6 knots. It's slow going but pleasant!

Tue Apr 16 3:39 2019 NZST

Sailing along slowly with spinnaker and poled headsail. Fingers crossed the squalls have gone for the next day or so!

Mon Apr 15 3:42 2019 NZST
GPS: 15 29.62S 010 48.09W
Run: 172.4nm (312km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.3nm

Haven't touched the sail configuration for over 24 hours. Squalls which have been present since our departure seem to have dissipated. Sailing in bumpy seas at 7knots

Sun Apr 14 3:33 2019 NZST
GPS: 15 28.48S 008 12.78W
Run: 134.8nm (244km)
Avg: 5.6knts
24hr: 135.4nm

Sailing with main and genoa poled out. speeds of 5.5 to 7.0 knots depending on the wind swings and squalls.

A bit more comfortable than yesterday.

Sat Apr 13 3:39 2019 NZST
GPS: 15 56.44S 006 14.75W
Run: 34.7nm (62.8km)
Weather: Lots of squalls with light rain

Left St-Helena this morning, have been working on sail configuration non-stop as winds extremely variable!

Fri Apr 5 6:30 2019 NZDT
GPS: 15 55.46S 05 43.46W
Run: 98.8nm (178.8km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 80.5nm

Welcome to St-Helena! Arrived in darkness, anchored and early this morning picked up a mooring! Will be here a few days or more!

Thu Apr 4 1:03 2019 NZDT
GPS: 16 43.77S 004 29.63W
Run: 180.7nm (327.1km)
Avg: 7.8knts
24hr: 186.1nm

Sailing along and rolling as winds have lightened. The good news is that we only have 82nm to go, making it a night time arrival!

Wed Apr 3 1:45 2019 NZDT
GPS: 17 43.30S 001 57.72W
Run: 202nm (365.6km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 188.6nm

Crossed the line last night, in good cheer! Now back in the Western Hemisphere. Sailing with reefed main and reefed headsail poled out. Sea are boisterous but manageable. Only 238nm to go!!

Tue Apr 2 0:03 2019 NZDT
GPS: 19 09.91S 000 43.02E
Run: 176.1nm (318.7km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.4nm

Sailing under full main and poled out gib. Very rolly, but making good speed. 413nm to go!!

Sun Mar 31 23:15 2019 NZDT
GPS: 20 48.02S 002 47.80E
Run: 170.5nm (308.6km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.9nm

A bit rolly as we have headsail poled and full main. The good news is that we passed half-way mark!!

Sat Mar 30 23:18 2019 NZDT
GPS: 22 01.14S 005 06.05E
Run: 156.5nm (283.3km)
Avg: 7knts
24hr: 168.1nm

Sailing with spinnaker and poled genoa. Smooth seas and almost at halfway point!!

Sat Mar 30 0:57 2019 NZDT
GPS: 23 20.23S 007 05.75E
Run: 163.7nm (296.3km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 194nm

Sailing slowly at 4.5 knots with poled out genoa and spinnaker. 850nm to go!

Fri Mar 29 4:42 2019 NZDT
GPS: 24 22.84S 009 25.20E
Run: 209nm (378.3km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 170.6nm

After sailing poled out since this morning, Tried spinnaker for 2 hours and now back to main and headsail! 8.1 knots and sun is shining!!

Wed Mar 27 23:18 2019 NZDT
7.0-7.5 knots
GPS: 25 24.00S 012 33.51E
Run: 137.9nm (249.6km)
Avg: 7.9knts
24hr: 189.7nm

Sailing with full headsail and main in very pleasant conditons

Wed Mar 27 5:51 2019 NZDT
GPS: 26 16.37S 014 33.14E
Run: 45.2nm (81.8km)

Left Luderitz 5 hours ago. Started with rough seas but caling down now. Sailing with one reef in main at 6.5/7knots 15/20 knots of wind from S.

Mon Mar 18 7:00 2019 NZDT
GPS: 26 38.36S 15 09.46E
Run: 182.6nm (330.5km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 145.4nm

On a mooring in Luderitz! Blowing 25-30 knots!!!

Sun Mar 17 0:51 2019 NZDT
GPS: 29 16.20S 015 26.46E
Run: 175.2nm (317.1km)
Avg: 6.8knts
24hr: 163.9nm

Motor sailing since the early hours as wind died. Caught big blue fin tuna, or so we think! 158 miles to go!

Fri Mar 15 23:12 2019 NZDT
GPS: 31 35.78S 016 36.56E
Run: 115.1nm (208.3km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.6nm

Motor sailing in light seas. Beautiful day!

Fri Mar 15 7:06 2019 NZDT
GPS: 32 59.09S 017 41.76E
Run: 76.3nm (138.1km)

Have finally left lovely Cape Town and on our way to Luderitz. Sailing under beautiful blue skies!

Mon Dec 17 4:09 2018 NZDT
GPS: 33 54.581S 018 25.152E
Run: 92.4nm (167.2km)
Avg: 3.7knts
24hr: 87.7nm
Weather: Calm, glorious, beautiful!!

Arrived and docked at V&A marina in the centre of CapeTown. Indian Ocean done!!

Will be here for a month or so enjoying everything a big city has to offer!

Sun Dec 16 2:51 2018 NZDT
GPS: 34 49.09S 019 36.40E
Run: 184.1nm (333.2km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 150.4nm
Weather: Glorious sunshine; 12 knots of Southerlies

We have just passed Cape Alghulas!

Welcome to the South Atlantic!

Fri Dec 14 21:29 2018 NZDT
GPS: 34 12.599S 022 45.195E
Run: 20nm (36.2km)
Weather: Glorious sunshine, 8-10 SE

Motor sailing with headsail! Last leg to Cape Town!!

Mon Dec 10 2:36 2018 NZDT
GPS: 34 02.874S 23 02.620E
Run: 103.5nm (187.3km)
Weather: Sunny!

Anchored in Knysna Lagoon!

Fri Dec 7 20:06 2018 NZDT
GPS: 34 10.431S 24 50.723E
Run: 32.6nm (59km)
Weather: Calm, overcast

Anchored at Cape St-Francis. We had passed it and turned around at sunset as winds picked up to 30-35 gusting 40!

Thu Dec 6 21:24 2018 NZDT
GPS: 34 09.88S 25 24.90E
Run: 147.5nm (267km)
Avg: 7.1knts
24hr: 171.3nm
Weather: Lightly overcast, calm seas

Motor sailing in 6-8 knots of ESE

Seals swimming about

Thu Dec 6 0:44 2018 NZDT
GPS: 33 14.28S 27 43.59E
Run: 17.8nm (32.2km)
Weather: Sunny, light winds!

Left East London a few hours ago; Motor sailing at 8.3 knots in 10 knots of easterly breeze!

Sun Nov 25 16:35 2018 NZDT
GPS: 33 01.43S 027 53.88E
Run: 218.3nm (395.1km)
Avg: 8.8knts
24hr: 211.6nm
Weather: Calm, some clouds!

Anchored in Buffalo River, East London!

Celebrations are in order as we completed a circumnavigation according to longitude!

Sat Nov 24 15:49 2018 NZDT
GPS: 30 50.11S 30 34.88E
Run: 167.2nm (302.6km)
Weather: Sun is coming out

Sailing under headsail only in 10-15 E and boisterous sea

Tue Oct 30 17:11 2018 NZDT
GPS: 28 47.643S 32 04.724E
Run: 105.5nm (191km)
Weather: Howling southerlies expected shortly after the howling northerlies

Arrived safely in Richard’s Bay! Welcome to South Africa!!

Sat Oct 27 22:09 2018 NZDT
GPS: 27 40.05S 033 14.83E
Run: 153nm (276.9km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.6nm

Motorsailing since midnight after another cracking sail! 95nm to go!

Sat Oct 27 1:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 25 47.28S 034 33.34E
Run: 158.1nm (286.2km)
Avg: 6.9knts
24hr: 165.7nm

Back to motoring after a cracking overnight sail!

Fri Oct 26 2:06 2018 NZDT
GPS: 23 42.09S 035 35.32E
Run: 142.3nm (257.6km)

Motor Sailing at 6 knots in 6 knots of breeze

Fri Oct 19 4:09 2018 NZDT
GPS: 21 38.83S 035 26.10E
Run: 1.9nm (3.4km)

Back in original anchorage waiting for storm to pass

Wed Oct 17 3:18 2018 NZDT
GPS: 21 40.48S 035 25.79E
Run: 1.9nm (3.4km)

At anchor in other bay!!

Mon Oct 15 3:42 2018 NZDT
GPS: 21 38.81S 035 26.08E
Run: 106.5nm (192.8km)
Avg: 4.5knts
24hr: 107.2nm

At anchor in Bazaruto waiting for favorable window!

Sun Oct 14 3:51 2018 NZDT
GPS: 20 42.59S 036 44.82E
Run: 133.1nm (240.9km)
Avg: 5.2knts
24hr: 124.1nm

Sailing slowly... 88nm to go to Bazaruto!

Sat Oct 13 2:06 2018 NZDT
GPS: 19 23.60S 038 14.61E
Run: 141.9nm (256.8km)
Avg: 4.9knts
24hr: 117.4nm

Sailing with a poled out jib at about 6.8 to 7 knots

Thu Oct 11 21:06 2018 NZDT
GPS: 18 12.67S 040 01.06E
Run: 143.4nm (259.6km)
Avg: 6knts
24hr: 143.1nm

Motor sailing... no wind, no fish!

Wed Oct 10 21:03 2018 NZDT
GPS: 16 27.72S 041 11.23E
Run: 253.7nm (459.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.8nm

Motor sailing in less than 5 knots of wind

Mon Oct 8 22:09 2018 NZDT
GPS: 15 43.59S 044 55.82E
Run: 36.8nm (66.6km)

Sailing at 4.5kn towards Mozambique

Sat Oct 6 18:35 2018 NZDT
GPS: 16 04.76S 045 20.68E
Run: 122.7nm (222.1km)

At anchor, waiting.....

Mon Oct 1 1:18 2018 NZDT
GPS: 15 14.119S 046 57.994E
Run: 34.5nm (62.4km)

At anchor slowly making our way to Mahajunga for checkout

Thu Sep 27 23:45 2018 NZST
GPS: 14 53.446S 047 20.484E
Run: 60.5nm (109.5km)

At anchor in beautiful Moramba after a stiff sail

Tue Sep 25 0:39 2018 NZST
GPS: 14 06.969S 047 45.691E
Run: 6819.9nm (12344km)
Avg: 230.8knts
24hr: 5539nm

Anchored in behind beautiful island after a wonderful sail!

Sun Sep 23 19:06 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 42.77E 047 54.20S
Run: 6835.1nm (12371.5km)
Avg: 24.3knts
24hr: 584.2nm

At anchor in Honey River

Wed Sep 12 2:17 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 18.54S 48 10.28E
Run: 19.7nm (35.7km)
Weather: Southerly wind and swell

Back anchored in beautiful Sakatia

Mon Sep 10 23:48 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 32.23S 47 59.80E
Run: 21.3nm (38.6km)
Weather: Blowing 15-20 SW

Anchored in Russian Bay

Sun Sep 2 21:12 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 24.48S 48 17.10E
Run: 10.3nm (18.6km)

Back in Hell-Ville after a stint in Russian Bay!

Fri Aug 17 20:08 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 18.523S 48 10.288E
Run: 10.3nm (18.6km)
Weather: Sun shining!

Anchored at Sakatia

Thu Aug 9 17:09 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 24.48S 48 17.10E
Run: 10.3nm (18.6km)
Weather: Beautiful dry Sunny days

Anchored in Hell-Ville!

Mon Aug 6 1:39 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 19.02S 48 09.77e
Run: 42.8nm (77.5km)

Back in Madagascar. At anchor in Sakatia

Sat Aug 4 17:33 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 11.35s 047 32.43e
Run: 155.4nm (281.3km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160nm

Motoring back to Nosy Be

Fri Aug 3 18:14 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 58.34S 45 14.56E
Run: 3.2nm (5.8km)
Weather: Beautiful Sun! 10-15 k Southerly, flat seas

Sailing back to Madagascar

Thu Aug 2 5:01 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 58.409S 45 11.748E
Run: 13.7nm (24.8km)
Weather: Calm

On a mooring...Hoping to see turtles hatching tonight, then off to Madascar in the morning!

Tue Jul 31 1:11 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 46.738S 45 14.043E
Run: 13.7nm (24.8km)

Back to the Marina. Getting ready to return to Madagascar!

Sat Jul 28 17:21 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 58.394S 45 11.718E
Run: 7.1nm (12.9km)
Weather: Rainy

On a mooring by beach with turtles galore

Thu Jul 26 23:41 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 55.089S 45 06.355E
Run: 10nm (18.1km)
Weather: Blowing SE 15-25

Huge Bay but small yacht club

Tue Jul 24 0:34 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 46.470S 45 05.762E
Run: 6.4nm (11.6km)
Weather: Howling SSE 20-30

Anchored with a beautiful waterfall on beach!

Mon Jul 23 0:05 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 41.170S 045 04.022E
Run: 13nm (23.5km)

Working our way around the island!!

Thu Jul 12 17:31 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 46.739S 45 14.041E
Run: 2.1nm (3.8km)

At the marina for some repairs

Fri Jul 6 16:07 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 46.606S 45 15.895E
Run: 207.9nm (376.3km)

In Mayotte after a a quick 32hour passage

Tue Jun 19 1:55 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 24.41S 48 17.08E
Run: 22.7nm (41.1km)
Weather: Beautiful, sunny

Back in Hell-Ville

Mon Jun 18 2:48 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 43.301S 048 11.265e
Run: 22.3nm (40.4km)

At anchor by delightful village

Tue Jun 12 0:43 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 26.502S 48 21.103E
Run: 5.1nm (9.2km)
Weather: Sunny!

At anchor in Komba

Mon Jun 4 23:39 2018 NZST
GPS: 13 24.454S 048 17.078E
Run: 39.7nm (71.9km)

Welcome to Hell-Ville, civilisation at last!!

Sun Jun 3 2:57 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 54.519S 048 34.697E
Run: 60.8nm (110km)

At anchor

Fri Jun 1 1:45 2018 NZST
GPS: 12 13.61S 049 08.93E
Run: 197nm (356.6km)
Avg: 6.1knts
24hr: 146.8nm

Anchored safely after rounding Cap D'Ambre. Yeeeehaaa Indian Ocean crossing almost done!

Wed May 30 17:33 2018 NZST
GPS: 11 50.10S 052 02.12E
Run: 185.8nm (336.3km)
Avg: 8knts
24hr: 191.4nm

Heavily reefed in 20-25 knots of wind and wild seas.

Tue May 29 18:15 2018 NZST
GPS: 11 28.44S 054 45.36E
Run: 187.8nm (339.9km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 193.9nm

Sailing reefed down in boisterous conditions. Only 315 miles to go!

Mon May 28 19:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 10 52.08S 057 27.35e

Beautiful sailing under lovely skies!

Mon May 28 18:42 2018 NZST
GPS: 10 52.08S 057 27.35e
Run: 193nm (349.3km)
Avg: 8.6knts
24hr: 206.3nm

Beautiful sailing under lovely skies!

Sun May 27 20:15 2018 NZST
GPS: 09 56.39s 060 08.04e
Run: 186.7nm (337.9km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.6nm

Sailing under grey skies and confused seas. bout 600 miles to Madagascar!

Sat May 26 16:21 2018 NZST
GPS: 08 51.37s 062 38.52e
Run: 298.3nm (539.9km)
Avg: 7.2knts
24hr: 173.1nm

Sailing 7 knots in big rolly seas!

Thu May 24 23:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 07 06.18s 066 37.48e
Run: 190nm (343.9km)
Avg: 8.1knts
24hr: 195.3nm

Sailing under headsail only at 7.5 knots

Wed May 23 23:39 2018 NZST
7.0 knots
GPS: 06 18.15s 069 16.40e
Run: 184.8nm (334.5km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 176.3nm

Sailing in confused seas

Tue May 22 22:30 2018 NZST
GPS: 05 30.15s 071 50.28e
Run: 31.6nm (57.2km)

Sailing in light winds with headsail

Fri May 4 0:27 2018 NZST
GPS: 05 19.928s 072 15.828e
Run: 130.6nm (236.4km)
Avg: 5.1knts
24hr: 123.4nm

Anchored in Beautiful Chagos!

Wed May 2 23:03 2018 NZST
GPS: 03 44.02s 073 16.47e
Run: 116.9nm (211.6km)
Avg: 5knts
24hr: 121.2nm

motoring in flat seas

Tue May 1 23:54 2018 NZST
GPS: 02 03.104s 073 27.589e
Run: 142.9nm (258.6km)
Avg: 5.8knts
24hr: 139.4nm

motor sailing at 5.8 knots!

Mon Apr 30 23:18 2018 NZST
GPS: 00 02.009s 073 00.670e
Run: 39.2nm (71km)

sailing in washing machine conditions!

Sun Apr 29 23:33 2018 NZST
GPS: 00 32.005n 073 00.275e
Run: 59.4nm (107.5km)

Another pit stop for fuel and repairs!

Sat Apr 28 23:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 01 15.421n 072 32.441e
Run: 157.8nm (285.6km)
Avg: 7.3knts
24hr: 176.1nm

motoring in rolly seas; no wind

Sat Apr 28 1:30 2018 NZST
GPS: 03 27.14n 073 10.15e
Run: 66.4nm (120.2km)

On the road again. Sailing at 6.5 kn, in 12 kn of NW

Thu Apr 26 14:27 2018 NZST
GPS: 04 23.723n 073 21.395e
Run: 137.6nm (249.1km)
Avg: 3.4knts
24hr: 81.1nm

A pit stop in the Maldives before moving on to Chagos

Tue Apr 24 21:45 2018 NZST
GPS: 05 06.870n 075 13.168e
Run: 148.3nm (268.4km)
Avg: 6.2knts
24hr: 147.7nm

Sailing in lovely conditions. 116 miles to Maldives!

Mon Apr 23 21:39 2018 NZST
GPS: 05 28.76n 077 20.55e
Run: 155.9nm (282.2km)
Avg: 6.7knts
24hr: 160.9nm

motorsailing in falt conditions with favorable current

Sun Apr 22 22:24 2018 NZST
GPS: 05 40.02n 079 36.02e
Run: 126.1nm (228.2km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.3nm

motoring in bumpy seas towards Maldives

Sat Apr 21 23:00 2018 NZST
GPS: 06 07.68n 081 22.48e
Run: 119.8nm (216.8km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 126.9nm

Sailing in 9-10knots of Easterly

Sat Apr 21 0:21 2018 NZST
GPS: 07 50.017n 081 41.32e
Run: 59.4nm (107.5km)

Left early. Sailing along at 5.5 knots

Fri Mar 23 7:08 2018 NZDT
GPS: 8 33.841N 81 13.826E
Run: 154.1nm (278.9km)
Avg: 2.8knts
24hr: 66.5nm
Weather: Calm, hot and airless

On anchor in Trincomalee harbour since 21/03/18. It was a slow passage but pleasant. Plan to be here about a month or so.

Tue Mar 20 23:30 2018 NZDT
GPS: 09 06.772n 083 25.000e
Run: 144.9nm (262.3km)
Avg: 5.9knts
24hr: 141.4nm

Motor sailing as wind died! But only 130NM to go!

Mon Mar 19 22:54 2018 NZDT
GPS: 09 37.740n 085 28.551e
Run: 249.8nm (452.1km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 126.9nm

Lovely sailing albeit a bit slow. Winds ENE 5-10 255NM to go!

Sat Mar 17 23:39 2018 NZDT
GPS: 10 38.019n 089 00.142e
Run: 118.1nm (213.8km)
Avg: 4.8knts
24hr: 115.5nm

Very slow sailing under spinnaker.

Fri Mar 16 23:06 2018 NZDT
GPS: 11 02.766n 090 41.480e
Run: 120.6nm (218.3km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 127.5nm

Motoring again as no wind.

Fri Mar 16 0:24 2018 NZDT
GPS: 11 25.937n 092 25.550e
Run: 26.5nm (48km)

Goodbye Andamans, very light breeze from the N. Motor-sailing slowly

Mon Mar 12 0:00 2018 NZDT
GPS: 11 41.439n 092 42.922e
Run: 10811.3nm (19568.5km)
Avg: 112.7knts
24hr: 2704.2nm

Back in Port Blair after a lovely week in the islands

Thu Mar 8 0:03 2018 NZDT
GPS: 11 15.871n 92 41.634s
Run: 15.5nm (28.1km)
Avg: 62knts
24hr: 1488nm

Anchored at beautiful Cinque Island. Snorkeling, dolphins and relaxing!

Wed Mar 7 23:48 2018 NZDT
GPS: 11 29.282n 92 42.382s
Run: 10796.3nm (19541.3km)
Avg: 36.3knts
24hr: 871.3nm

Anchored at Chiriyatapu point. Lovely sun set!

Fri Feb 23 14:24 2018 NZDT
GPS: 11 41.304n 092 42.725e
Run: 158.7nm (287.2km)
Avg: 3.2knts
24hr: 77.6nm

Arrived safely in Incredible Andaman. It took a whole day for the formalities. A quick evening of exploring and tasting the first Indian delicacies.

Wed Feb 21 13:18 2018 NZDT
GPS: 10 21.802n 094 37.317e
Run: 181nm (327.6km)
Avg: 7.6knts
24hr: 181.8nm

Lovely NE breeze 10-15 knots; doing 7 knots speed, 135nm to go

Tue Feb 20 13:24 2018 NZDT
GPS: 08 52.335n 096 48.359e
Run: 6685.1nm (12100km)
Avg: 178.2knts
24hr: 4276.5nm

Under way. Sailing at 5.8 knots in NE 15 knots

Sun Feb 18 23:52 2018 NZDT
Weather: hazy

Leaving tomorrow

Sat Feb 17 21:14 2018 NZDT
Weather: Hazy with light northerly breeze

Have started our trek up the west coast of Phuket!!!

Sat Feb 17 17:53 2018 NZDT
Run: 6793.2nm (12295.7km)
Avg: 58.2knts
24hr: 1395.8nm
Weather: W 10knots hazy

Starting moving on the west coast of Phuket in preparation for departure

Mon Feb 12 21:04 2018 NZDT
GPS: 07 48N 98 22E
Weather: NE 10-15knots, Hazy

Anchored in Ao Chalong, Phuket, getting ready to sail west towards the Andaman Islands

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