Monthly Archives: December 2015

AROUND ALONE DAYS 58,59,60

THE REST OF THE STORY: Total miles sailed so far=7873 NM. Miles sailed last 3-days=423NM. Miles left to go to Cape of Good Hope=1910NM. Top speed so far=12.2kts. Day-58 24hr.Run=117NM. Position-Latitude 49*32’S Longitude 40*16W. Weather: Wind=S at 10-20kts. Seas: 6-8ft. Cabin temp: 45-51*. Bar: 995mb This day finds us sailing along in the bright sunshine…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 55,56,57

  THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY 55 “Christmas Eve” 24hr.Run=144 NM. Position: Latitude 53*06’S. Longitude 46*15’W Weather: Wind 12-40kts. Seas 6-10ft Cabin Temp=44*-51*. Bar=984 mb. I was looking forward to a great Christmas Eve as the winds were filling in and starting to build up the seas, meaning we could once again cover some…

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AROUND THE WORLD DAYS 52,53,54

Total mile sailed so far=7027 NM. Miles sailed last 3-days=299 NM. Miles left to go to cape of Good Hope=2450 NM.. Top speed on trip=12.2kts. The Rest of the story: Day 52: 24hr.Run=144 NM. Position: Latitude 54*30’S. Longitude 53*01’W Weather: Wind-3-30 kts NW. Seas: 7-10ft.NW. Cabin temp 47-50* Bar-990mb Today was an amazing day as…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 50,51

THE REST OF THE STORY: Total miles sailed so far=6738 NM. Miles sailed last 3-days=411 NM. Distance to go to Cape of Good Hope=2690 NM. Fastest speed so far=12.2kts DAY 50- 24hr Run=102 NM. Position: Latitude 55*28’S Longitude 60*23’W Weather: Wind-NNE3-12 kts Seas: 2-4ft. Cabin temp: 44-51* Bar: 995mb Now after a day of “rocketing…

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DAY 49: DECEMBER 19TH- AT CAPE HORN

“CAPE HORN AT LAST AND ONE CAPE DOWN! After 49-days and 2hrs Sailors run arrives of the most rugged and beautiful Cape in the world. I can barely see it even though it is less than 5-miles away for the tears in my eyes. I shudder when I think, I have once again been granted…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 46,47,48

Around Alone Days-46-47-48 Total miles sailed so far=6327 NM Distance left to go to Horn=13 NM. Distance sailed last three days=330 NM. Top speed so far on trip=12.2kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: Day 46 24hr.Run=120NM Position- Latitude-54*25 S Longitude-81*14’W Weather: Wind: 10-15kts.ESE. Seas=2-4ft. Cabin Temp=44*-47*. Bar=1000mb Still beating to weather to get to the…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 43,44,45

  THE REST OF THE STORY: Total miles sailed so far=5997 NM Total miles sailed last three days=303 NM. Miles left to go to the Horn=247 NM. Top speed so far 12.2kts. Day-43 24hr.Run=136 NM. Position-55*26’S Longitude-77*57’W. Weather: Wind=10-15 kts.SW. Waves: 6-8ft. Cabin Temp: 43-46* Bar=990mb The day started out nice, so it was time…

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AROUND THE WORLD DAYS 40,41,42

Around the world days 40,41,42 Total Mileage so Far=5694NM. Total miles last 3-days=423 NM. Miles to go to the Horn=501NM. Top speed so far=12.2kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: Day-40: 24hr.Run=127 NM. Position: Latitude 53*52’S. Longitude 89*1’W Weather: Wind=8-20kts.SW Seas: 8-12ft.SW. Cabin Temp=45-51*. Bar.1004 mb The weather looks good for next three days, but down…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-37,38,39

Day-37: 24hr Run=142 NM. Position: Latitude- 48*38’S. Longitude- 98*17’W Weather: Wind-W at 15-25 kts Seas: 8-12ft. Cabin Temp=53*-56* Bar: 1016mb Day 38: 24hr Run 158NM Position: Latitude-51*26’S. Longitude- 95*28;W. Weather: Wind W at 25-30kts. Seas: 10-14 ft. Cabin Temp=51*-55* Bar=1016mb Day 39: 24hr.Run=154 NM. Position:Latitude 53*03’S Longitude- 92*19’W. Weather: Wind SW at 20-25 kts. Seas…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-34.35.36

Around Alone Update: Total miles sailed so far=4817 NM. Miles sailed last 3-days=454NM. Distance left to go to Horn=1327 NM Top Speed so far=10.9kts a new high THE REST OF THE STORY: Day 34- 24hr.Run=151 NM. Position: Latitude-45*21S. Longitude-106*28’W Weather:Wind-15-35 kts.North West Waves-10-15 feet Cabin Temp=57*-60*. Bar=999mb I awoke this morning to the sound of…

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