Monthly Archives: April 2016

AROUND ALONE DAYS 178-179-180

Around Alone Days-178-179-180. Day-178. 24hr.Run=144nm. Pos. Lat.28*50′ S. Long.102*54’W. Weather=Bar=1005mb Wind=NW 10-25kts. Seas=NW 8-10ft. Cabin Temp71*-74*. Sailing fast today, dropping down the mizzen when winds exceed 25 kts. to maintain a better course down wind. Before I left on this voyage my friend John was looking at all the canned goods that I was taking…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 175-176-177

Day 175. 24hr.Run=139nm. Pos.Lat.33*00S. Long.106*33’W. Weather=Wind=N 20-30+kts. Seas=N 8-15Ft. Cabin Temp=72*-74*. Bar=998mb Day-176. 24hr.Run=153nm. Pos. Lat.31*32’S. Long.104*53′ Weather=Wind=NW 12-30kts. Seas=NW. 8-12ft. Cabin Temp=71*-75*. Bar=1001mb Day-177. 24hr.Run=85nm. Pos. Lat.30*45’S. Long.103*54’W. Weather=Wind=5-15kts.NW. Seas =6-10ft. SW-NW. Cabin Temp=71*75*. Bar=1004mb Total Miles Sailed so Far=22,467nm. Miles sailed last three days=377nm. Miles left to go to finish=2,243nm. Top speed so far=14.1kts. THE REST…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 172-173-174

Around Alone Days- 172-173-174. Day-172. 24hr.Run=81nm. Pos. Lat.34*20’S. Long.112*14’W. Weather=Bar=1012mb. Wind NNW 4-12kts. Seas NNW 4-6ft. Cabin Temp=71-73* Day-173. 24hr.Run=49nm. Pos. Lat.34*30 S. Long.111*17’W. Weather=Bar=1016mb. Wind=4-12kts. NNE. Seas= N 4-6ft. Cabin Temp=71*-74*. Day-174. 24hr.Run=129nm. Pos. Lat.33*53’S. Long. 109*02’W. Weather=Bar=1004mb. Wind=N 10-15kts. Seas= N 6-8ft. Cabin Temp.=71*-73*. Total Miles sailed so far=22,090nm. Miles sailed in last…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 169,170,171

                Total miles sailed so far=21,831 nautical miles Miles sailed last three days=323 nautical mile Distance to go to Finish line off Bahia=2775 nautical miles Top speed so far 14.1 knots THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY: 169= 24hr Run=06 nautical miles Pos: 36*47’S. Long. 118*54′ W.; Weather=Wind=0-5…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-166-167-168

Around Alone Days-166-167-168. Total Miles sailed so far=21,508 nautical miles=  Miles sailed last 3-days=205 nautical miles Distance left to go to finish line-3,032 nautical miles= Top speed so far=14.1 knots THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY-166 =24 hr.Run=43 nm. Position:Lat: 36*18’S. Long: 122*42’W. Weather=Bar=1008 mb= Wind=2-25 kts NE. Seas=NE-4-6 ft Cabin Temp.=71*-71* Today we went…

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AROUND ALONE ADVENTURE DAY 167-GOOD NEWS

         ARRRGH MATES!! GREAT NEWS ABOUT JEFF! APRIL 15TH 2016 RECEIVED AN EMAIL ON DAY 167 THAT SAILORS RUN AND THE CAPTAIN HAVE FINALLY TIED THE LOOP!   AT LATITUDE 36’27 S- LONGITUDE 121’01 W (on picture,right where the arrows are pointing)

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-163-164-165

Around Alone Days-163-164-165. Day-163 24hr.Run=127nm. Pos.Lat.38*18’S.Long.125*39’W. Weather=Wind=S-12-30kts.Seas=SW 10-13ft. Cabin Temp=64*-69*. Bar=1002mb Day-164 24hr.Run=123nm. Pos. Lat.37*21’S. Long.123*59’W. Weather=Wind=SE 7-12kts. Seas=se 6-10ft. Cabin Temp=65*-68*. Bar=1008mb Day-165 24hr.Run=115nm. Pos. Lat.35*48′. Long.123*59’W. Weather=Wind= E 7-20kts. Seas=E6-10ft. Cabin Temp.68*-69*. Bar=1007mb Total Miles sailed so far=21,303nm. Miles sailed last 3-days=368nm. Distance to go to finish line at Bahia Caraquez=3186nm. Top speed…

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Around Alone Days-160-161-162

DAY-160 24hr Run=64 nm.Position:Lat.40*46’S.Long.130*12’W Weather=Wind=N 7-10kts. Seas=4-6ft. Cabin Temp=66*-68*. Bar=1010mb DAY-161 24hr Run=87 nm Position:Lat.40829’s. Long.129*19’W Weather=Wind= N-NE. 5-40+kntos  Seas=N-NE 8-15 feet  Cabin Temp=66*-68*. Bar=989mb.Wind DAY-162 24hr Run=142 nm Position:Lat.39*11’S.Long.127*30’W. Weather=Wind N-SW. 18-40+ knots  Seas SW 15-20 feet  Cabin Temp 64*-69* Bar=996mb Total Miles sailed so far=20,938nm. Miles sailed last 3-days=292nm. Miles left to go…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-157-158-159

Total miles sailed so far=20,645nm. Miles sailed last three days=448nm. Distance to go to turn North=978nm. THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY-157 24hr.Run=135nm. Pos: Lat.42*06’S. Long.136*52’W. Weather: Wind=NE-N 7-15kts. Seas=N 6-8ft. Cabin Temp.=65*-71*. Bar=1010 Today we started out with light winds that filled in late in the afternoon, and we are presently sailing fast. Today…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-154-155-156

THE STORY: Total Miles sailed so far=20,197nm. Miles sailed last three days=407nm. Distance to turn north=1,295nm. Top speed so far=14.1kts. DAY-154 24hr.Run=109nm. Position:  Lat.40*53’S. Long.143*55′ W. Weather= Wind=WNW 7-20kts. Seas=6-10ft. Cabin Temp=62*-65*. Bar=1003mb Today the sailing was primarily under light winds. I came across a fleet of commercial fishing boats and was contacted by Paul…

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