Monthly Archives: May 2016

Around Alone Days-202-203 and the last 8-hrs and 49-minutes

                                          Around Alone Days-202-203 and the last 8-hrs and 49-minutes. Total Miles sailed=25,147nm. Miles sailed last 2+days=223nm. Miles left to go =0 Top speed on trip=14.1kts.. DAY-202. 24hr.Run=104nm. Pos. Lat.01*48’S Long.81*24’W. Weather=Bar=1007mb. Wind=4-8kts. S. Seas=…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 199-200-201

Total Miles sailed so far=24,921nm. Miles sailed last three days =422nm. Distance left to go to finish line off Bahia Caraquez,Ecuador=187nm. Top Speed so far =4.1kts. DAY-199. 24hr.Run=137nm. Pos. Lat.07*00’S. Long.82*09′ W. Weather=Bar=1006mb. Wind=SE 12-15kts. Seas= SE 6-8ft. Cabin Temp=78*-83* Today we find ourselves sailing along in slightly lighter winds that are forecast  to drop…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 196-197-198

Total Miles sailed so far=24,499 nm. Miles sailed last 3-Days=412 nm. Miles left to go to finish off Bahia=581 nm. THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY-196 24hr.Run=103nm. Pos. Lat.13*28’S. Long.87*44’W.Weather:Wind =ENE-ESE 10-6-12kts. Seas=SW 4-6ft. Cabin Temp=76*-80*.Bar=1010mb The SE- trade winds have begun to fill in at last. Now I must pray “Patches” will hold together…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 193-194-195

Total Miles sailed so far=24,069nm. Miles sailed last three days=200nm. Distance left to go to finish off Bahia=975nm. Top Speed so far= 14.1kts. The rest of the Story. Day-193  24hr.Run=58nm. Pos. Lat.16*56′. Long.87*58’W. Weather=Wind=W 4-8kts. Seas=W. 4-8ft. Cabin Temp=75*-80* Bar=1010mb Sailing once again is slow as we try to get clear of the center of the…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 190-191-192

Total Miles sailed so far=23,801nm. Miles sailed the last 3-days=301nm. Distance left to go to finish=1124nm. Top speed so far = 14.1kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: Day-190. 24hr.Run=66nm. Pos. Lat.20*54’S. Long.90*29’W. Weather:Wind-NNW 4-10kts. Seas:4-6ft.W. Cabin Temp=72*-80*Bar=1010mb Wind is up a little today, yet still very light.The good thing is I can almost steer the…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-187-188-189

  Total miles sailed so far=23,500nm. Miles sailed last 3-days=171nm. Miles left to go to finish off Bahia=1,404nm. Top speed so far=14.1kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: Day-187. 24.hr Run=88 nm. Pos. Lat.21*52’S. Long.92*03’W. Weather=Wind=N 5-12 kts. Seas=N 4-6ft. Cabin Temp=73*80*Bar=1010 mb Today the winds diminished through out the day and we sail through the…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 184-185-186

Around Alone Days-184-185-186. Day-184. 24hr.Run=136nm. Pos. Lat.24*43’S. Long.97*41’W. Weather=Bar=1002mb.Wind=N 10-25kts. Seas=N 6-10ft. Cabin  Temp=75*-77*. Day-185. 24hr.Run=147nm. Pos. Lat.23*19’S. Long.95*32’W. Weather=Bar=1006mb. Wind=N 10-22kts. Seas6-10ft.N. Cabin Temp=74*-76* Day186. 24hr.Run=129nm. Pos. Lat.22*16 S. Long.93*37’W. WeatherBar=1009mb.Winds=10-15kts N. Seas=6-8ft.N. Cabin Temp=75*-78*. Total miles sailed so far=23,329nm. Miles sailed last 3-days=418nm. Distance left to go to Finish off Bahia=1501nm. Top speed…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 181-182-183

Missing info from Days 178-179-180. Miles left to go to finish off Bahia=1976nm. Total miles sailed so far=22,911nm. Miles sailed last 3-days=129nm. Miles left to go to finish off Bahia Caraquez=1883nm. Top speed so far = 14.1kts. DAY-181. 24hr.Run=50nm. Pos.Lat.26*41’S Long.100*16’W. Weather=Bar=1007mb. Wind=W-N8-10kts. Seas=W-N 6-8ft. Cabin Temp=71*-74*. Today I find myself staring at my “weather”…

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