Author Archives: Jeff

AROUND ALONE DAY 145-146-147

DAY-145  24hr. Run=101nm. Pos. Lat.44*53’S Long. 161*01’W. Weather=Bar=1026mb. Wind=NE-N-8-15kts. Seas= N 4-6ft Cabin Temp=58*-63*. DAY-146 24hr. Run=161nm.Pos. Lat.45*17S. Long.158*22’W. Weather=Bar=1018mb. Wind=N-NW. 12-15kts.Seas=4-6ft. NW. Cabin Temp=59*-62*. DAY-147 24hr.Run=38nm. Pos. Lat.45*13’S. Long.157*00W.Weather= Bar=1013mb. Wind= WSW-5-8kts. Seas=W. 2-4ft. Cabin Temp=60-63*. Total Miles sailed so far=18,877nm. Miles sailed last three days=300nm. Miles left to go before turning north=2,972nm. Top…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 142-143-144

DAY- 142 24 hr.Run=70 nm. Pos. Lat.44*56’S. Long.165*40’W. Weather=Bar=1020mb. Wind=SW-W 6-8 kts  Seas=2-4ft. Cabin Temp=60*-62*. DAY-143 24hr.Run=111nm. Pos. Lat.44*23’S. Long.163*47’W. Weather=Bar=1021mb. Wind=NW 8-12kts. Seas=NW 4-6ft. Cabin Temp=60-64*. DAY-144 24hr.Run=150nm. Pos. Lat.43*51’S. Long.162* 24’W. Weather= Bar=1023mb. Wind=S-E 8-15kt6s. Seas=6-8ft. Total Miles sailed so far=18,577nm. Miles sailed last three days=333nm. Distance left to go till the turn…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-139-140-141

THE STORY: Total miles sailed so far=18,246. Miles sailed the last three days=218nm. Miles left to go to turn north=3,413. Top speed so far=14.1 kts DAY 139  24hr.Run=145nm. Pos. Lat.44*32’S. Long.169*16’W. Weather  Wind=10-18kts SW. Seas=6-10 ft. SW. Cabin Temp=57*-62*.Bar=1017mb. Today is nice sailing in moderate winds. I still have no sighting of the Sperm Whale…

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AROUND ALONE DAY 136-137-138

THE ADVENTUROUS STORY: DAY-136 24 hr. Run=99nm. Pos. Lat.45*30’S Long. 176*30’W. Weather= Wind=8-12 kts. W. Seas=4-6 ft. Cabin Temp=60*69* Bar=1010mb Today was good sailing in sun shine, although rain is expected overnight, so possibly I can collect some much needed water. Yesterday while replacing the failed hose clamp on the wind vane that was holding…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 133-134-135

Total Miles sailed so far=17,707 nm. Miles sailed last 3-days=189 nm. Miles to go to turn to the north=3685 nm. Top speed so far =14.1 knots Day-133 24hr Run=57 nm. Pos. Lat.44*22’S. Long.178*36’E. Weather= Bar=1022mb. Wind =0-10kts S-N. Seas=6-8ft.S. Cabin Temp=54-58*. Day-134 24hr.Run=46nm. Pos. Lat.44*52’S. Long.179*16’E. Weather= Bar=1020mb. Wind=0-5kts. E. Seas=4-6ft..S. Cabin Temp=57-60*. Day-135 24hr. Run=86nm. Pos. Lat.45*36’S.…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 130-131-132

DAY- 130 24 hr Run=123 nm. Position:  Lat.45*53’S.Long. 173* 25’E. Weather: Wind=WNW- 12-25kts.Seas=6-8ft. Cabin Temp=55*-62*. Bar=1012mb DAY-131 24hr. Run=125nm. Position:  Lat.46*10’S. Long.176*21’E. Weather: Wind=WNW-10-20kts.Seas=WNW. 8-10ft. Cabin Temp=56*-62*. Bar=999mb DAY-132 24hr.Run=110nm. Position:  Lat.45*11′ Long.177*37’E. Weather: Wind=SW-20-50kts. Seas=15-20+ft. Cabin Temp=55*-59*. Bar=1020mb Total miles sailed so far=17,518nm. Miles sailed last three days=358nm. Distance left to go to date…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-127-128-129

  Total Miles sailed so far=17,160 NM. Miles sailed last three days=416 NM. Distance to go to date line= 450 NM. Top speed so far 14.1 Kts. THE REST OF THE STORY DAY 127= 24 hr.Run=135 NM. Position: Lat.47* 44′ S. Long.165*03’E. Weather: Wind=N 12-25 kts  Seas=N 6-12ft. Cabin Temp 68*-54*. Bar=1010mb Today we are…

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DAY 128=5TH &FINAL AT WEST CAPE,NEW ZEALAND

MADE IT TO OUR 5 TH CAPE AS WELL AS THE LAST ONE ON MY ADVENTURE-YAHOO!!   24 hr. Run=126 NM. Position: Lat.47*02’S Long. 168*10 E. Weather: Wind=N 8-30 knots Seas. N 6-10 ft. Cabin Temp=58-60*. Bar=999 mb   TODAY IS A MONUMENTAL DAY OF THE VOYAGE,AS SAILORS RUN PULLS ABEAM OF WEST CAPE,NEW ZEALAND…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 124,125,126

Total Miles Sailed So Far=16,744 NM Miles sailed last 3-days=267 NM. Miles left to go to West Cape New Zealand =150 NM. Top speed so far for trip= 14.1 kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY-124= 24 hr.Run=69 NM. Position: Lat.46*58’S. Long.158*01S. Weather=Wind: 0-15 kts. N Seas: 8-12 feet Cabin Temp=56*-64*. Bar=1014mb It was about…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 121-122-123

  Total miles sailed so far=16,477 NM. Miles sailed last 3-days=326 NM. Distance left to go to East Cape, New Zealand=445 NM. Top Speed so far= 14.1kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY-121= 24hr.Run=78 NM. Pos. Lat.45*41’S. Long.150*58’E. Weather=Wind=5-15kts. from all directions. Seas=8-15ft. S. Cabin Temp=58*-65*. Bar=1020mb Have you ever had one of those days…

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