Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 22

Day 22: 07.05.18 2100 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-9) Position: 10:16S 136:21W COG: 260 SOG: 5,5 (average 24 hrs) Wind: 5-15 kn E Sailed distance: 2900 Sailed last 24 hours: 131 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 130 (great circle line, updated all the way into the anchorage) Weather: Nice! Wind finally picked up so that we could [...]

Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 21

Day 21: 06.05.18 2100 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-9) Position: 10:07S 134:10W COG: 260 SOG: 5,6 (average 24 hrs) Wind: 5-10 kn E Sailed distance: 2769 Sailed last 24 hours: 135 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 269 (great circle line, updated) Weather: Nice! But not enough wind to keep up the speed going straight down wind. Some [...]

Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 20

Day 20: 05.05.18 2100 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-9) Position: 9:57S 131:51W COG: 260 SOG: 4,9 (average 24 hrs) Wind: 5-10 kn E Sailed distance: 2634 Sailed last 24 hours: 117 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 383 (great circle line, updated) Weather: Nice! But not enough wind to keep up the speed going straight down wind. Wind [...]

Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 19

Day 19: 04.05.18 2100 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-9: NB! New Time Zone) Position: 9:47S 129:59W COG: 260 SOG: 5,2 (average 25 hrs) Wind: 8-12 kn E Sailed distance: 2395 Sailed last 24 hours: 129 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 500 (great circle line, updated) Weather: Nice! Some cloud activity during the night. Wind dropped to almost [...]

Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 18

Day 18: 03.05.18 2000 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-8) Position: 9:36S 127:52W COG: 265 SOG: 5,1 (average 24 hrs) Wind: 8-12 kn E Sailed distance: 2388 Sailed last 24 hours: 122 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 630 (great circle line, updated) Weather: Nice! Some cloud activity during the night. Wind dropped to almost nothing during the night [...]

Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 17

Day 17: 02.05.18 2000 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-8) Position: 9:31S 125:51W COG: 265 SOG: 5,1 (average 24 hrs) Wind: 8-15 kn ESE Sailed distance: 2366 Sailed last 24 hours: 121 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 746 (great circle line, updated) Weather: Nice, but with some cloud activity making the wind shift in strength and direction. Wind [...]

Galapagos – Marquesas – Day 16

Day 16: 01.05.18 2000 UTC, 1200 BoatTime (UTC-8) Position: 9:22S 123:49W COG: 270 SOG: 5,1 (average 24 hrs) Wind: 8-25 kn ESE Sailed distance: 2245 Sailed last 24 hours: 122 Distance to Fatu Hiva: 867 (great circle line, updated) Weather: Nice, but with some cloud activity making the wind shift in strength and direction. Sea [...]