Upon the Wind

Upon the Wind

Mon Aug 1 9:19 2016 NZST
Run: 463.7nm (839.3km)
23 9.63380S 144 57.21680W

We arrived in Honolulu June 26th. Our plan is to depart for the west coast of the U.S. on Aug. 4th. We hope to reach San Diego in three weeks, but will probably be three weeks plus. We will not be updating YIT on this leg of the trip.


Sat May 21 11:01 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.2knts
Run: 262.8nm (475.7km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 129.2nm
19 48.056S 151 11.801W
Weather: 10.2knts current, 10 - 15 knots SE since cross 22S degrees lat., somewhat overcast

Approximately 158 miles to Tahiti. Anticipated arrival 05/22/16 NZ.


Thu May 19 10:12 2016 NZST
Speed: 1.8knts
Run: 86.9nm (157.3km)
22 29.991S 154 04.166W
Weather: 6-7knts current, heavy rain storm last night, clear and sunny today

Getting warmer as we get further north. Heavy rain storm last night, able to do 7-8 knts. Bouts of wind and no wind.


Tue May 17 14:57 2016 NZST
Speed: 4.2knts
Run: 518.9nm (939.2km)
Avg: 4.4knts
24hr: 104.7nm
23 21.824S 155 3.704W
Weather: 12.1knts current, 4 hrs of rain last night, wind gusts to 25knts, overcast today

Approximately 479 miles to Tahiti


Thu May 12 16:01 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 500.2nm (905.4km)
Avg: 4.2knts
24hr: 100.4nm
29 02.420S 160 32.529W
Weather: 14knts SE, big seas,sunny, clouds

Struggled for every bit of wind Mon., Tues., Wed. Winds picked up after crossing 30 degrees S lat. Moving along very nicely now.


Sat May 7 16:25 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.0 //knts
Run: 121.2nm (219.4km)
Avg: 5.3knts
24hr: 126.5nm
33 47.107S 166 57.046W
Weather: Cloudy all day long, wind out of the SE 10-12 kts

Making good progress at 5 kts


Fri May 6 17:25 2016 NZST
Speed: 3.5-4.0knts
Run: 121.3nm (219.6km)
Avg: 4.7knts
24hr: 112.2nm
34 49.996S 168 39.109W
Weather: cloudy and overcast

Little to no wind all day.


Thu May 5 15:28 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 298.3nm (539.9km)
Avg: 12.4knts
24hr: 297.1nm
35 39.128S 170 33.195W
Weather: Alternating sunny with clouds and ovefrcast

Everything going good, turned north for Tahiti at 0700, SE winds 15-16 kts


Thu May 5 15:28 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
35 39.128S 170 33.195W
Weather: Alternating sunny with clouds and ovefrcast

Everything going good, turned north for Tahiti at 0700, SE winds 15-16 kts


Wed May 4 15:22 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 9.8nm (17.7km)
36 02.353S 175 51.437W
Weather: Sunny with clouds

Everything going good, 625 total nautical miles traveled so far


Wed May 4 15:22 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
36 02.353S 175 51.437W
Weather: Sunny with clouds

Everything going good, 625 total nautical miles traveled so far


I think you have your East/West wrong as the map shows that you are off of South Africa.

I was wrong about the E/W thing but ican't figure out why your reports show you tracking off of South Africa.
Tue May 3 15:19 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
Run: 134.3nm (243.1km)
Avg: 5.7knts
24hr: 136.5nm
35 58.280S 175 42.177W
Weather: overcast, some sun

Everything OK. NW winds, traveling 5 kts.


Tue May 3 15:19 2016 NZST
Speed: 5.5knts
35 58.280S 175 42.177W
Weather: overcast, some sun

Everything OK. NW winds, traveling 5 kts.


Mon May 2 15:42 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
Run: 152.1nm (275.3km)
Avg: 6.3knts
24hr: 150.8nm
35 59.728S 178 06.201W
Weather: clear, some clouds

Traveling east at 36 degrees S. All is well.


Mon May 2 15:42 2016 NZST
Speed: 6knts
35 59.728S 178 06.201W
Weather: clear, some clouds

Traveling east at 36 degrees S. All is well.


Sun May 1 15:30 2016 NZST
Speed: 5knts
Run: 263.7nm (477.3km)
Avg: 5.4knts
24hr: 130.3nm
35 57.559S 179 10.631E
Weather: clear, some clouds

All okay on board. Rough seas last night, tough going. Seas calmer today. Headed to WP 36 S 180 E


Fri Apr 29 14:55 2016 NZST
35 50.209S 174 28.125E
Weather: clear, some clouds

Just checked out with Customs. On our way to Tahiti!


Fri Apr 29 14:55 2016 NZST
Run: 10.7nm (19.4km)
35 50.209S 174 28.125E
Weather: clear, some clouds

Just checked out with Customs. On our way to Tahiti!


Thu Apr 28 23:28 2016 NZST
35 43.68705S 174 19.99796E

Upon the Wind leaves Friday, April 29 for Tahiti. Anticipate a three week passage.


Tue Apr 19 17:49 2016 NZST
35 43.68228S 174 20.03520E

At Riverside Drive Marina. Planning on leaving for Tahiti approximately May 1, 2016, weather permitting.


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