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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AROUND ALONE-DAYS 31,32,33

Around Alone Update: Total miles sailed so far-4363 NM Miles sailed last three days-395 NM Miles left to go to the Horn-1749 NM. Top speed so far=10.8kts. THE REST OF THE STORY: DAY 31:24hr.Run=125NM. Position: Latitude- 41*17’S. Longitude-113*30′ Weather-Wind 15-20kts but gusting 30-50kts in the early morning Seas-10-15ft. Cabin Temp. 56*-72* Bar: 994mb The 964mb…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS 28-29-30

Day- 28. 24Hr.Run=125NM. Position: Latitude-40*29’S. Longitude-116*18’W. Weather-Wind=10-30 kts.SSW. Seas=8-10ft. SW. Cabin Temp=56*-61* Bar=1006mb. Day- 29. 24hr.Run=125NM. Position: Latitude- 40*46’S. Longitude=116*30′. Weather-Wind 30kts gusting 45kts.SE Seas confused sw 8ft-SE-10-15ft. Cabin Temp=67*-72* Bar=1010mb Day- 30. 24hr.Run=78NM. Position: Latitude-40*27’S. Longitude-115*46’W. Weather-Wind=30-50 kts. Seas=12-15ft. Very rough. Cabin Temp=59*-65* Bar=994mb Total miles sailed so far=3968 NM. Total miles sailed last…

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AROUND ALONE-DAYS 25,26,27

Day-25 24hr.Run=49NM. Position-36*48’S. Longitude-120*04’W. Weather-Wind ESE. Seas a swell coming in from the SW at 8ft. Bar=1024mb Cabin Temp=71*-77*. Creeping slowly to the South trying to elude the high that is upon us. Day-26 24hr. Run=123 NM. Pos. Latitude-38*41;W. Longitude-129*04’W. Weather-Wind West 8-20kts. Bar=1016mb Seas-SW 8ft. Today was cloudy in the am with sun throughout…

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