AROUND ALONE DAYS-22,23,24

Day-22 24hr.Run=142 NM. Position-Latitude-34*51’S. Longitude-119*28’W. Weather-Wind=8-14kts. Seas=2-4ft. Cabin Temp.65*-73*. Stratus clouds with some sun breaks. Bar=1028mb Day-23 24hr.Run=56 NM. Position-Latitude 35*1’S. Long.120*11;W. Weather-Wind 0-10 kts. Seas=1-2ft. Cabin temp=67*-73*. The high is on top of us and progress very-very slow.Today was sunny and perfect weather for lounging in the cockpit. Bar=1028mb. Day-24 24hr.Run=35NM. Position- Latitude-36*06’S Long.120*05W.…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-19,20,21

Day-19 24hr.Run: 159 NM. Position: Latitude-30*00’S. Longitude-114*04’W. Weather: Wind 15-25kts.SE. Seas:6-8ft. Cabin Temp: 69*-73*. Today cloudy with rain and squalls. Bar: 1020 mb Day-20 24hr.Run:151 NM Position: Latitude: 32*oo’S. Longitude: 115*47’W. Weather: Wind 8-15 kts. Seas: 3-5ft. cabin temp=68*-73*. Today squalls in the early am then clearing off with sunny skies and diminishing winds. Bar:1022mb…

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AROUND THE ALONE DAYS-16-17-18

Day-16 24hr. Run=146 NM. Position =Latitude 24*40’S. Longitude-107*50’W. Weather=Wind=8-15 kts. Seas=3-5ft. Cabin Temp=72*-78*. Squalls in the early am then nice the rest of day. Bar.1016mb Day-17 24hr.Run=160 NM. Pos. Latitude 26*26’S. Longitude 109*56’W. Weather=Bar.1018 mb. Winds 8-28 kts. Seas=5-7ft. Cabin Temp=71*-75*. Wind squally during daylight hours then clear and good sailing overnight. Bar.1018 mb Day-18.…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS13-14-15

Day-13 24hr.Run=159 NM Position=Latitude-19*21’S- Longitude 102*55’W Weather=Wind=12-18Kts.SE. Seas=5-8ft. Cabin Temp 71*-75*. Many squalls during the day but tranquillo overnight with lots of stars, including the Southern Cross Barometer=1012 mb Day-14 24hr. Run=15 NM. Position=Latitude-21*21′ Longitude.104*33′. Weather= Wind=8-18 kts S.E. Seas=6-8ft.E.S.E. Cabin Temp 73*-75*. We have sailed clear of the cold Humboldt Current keeping Sailors Run…

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AROUND ALONE DAYS-10-11-12

Day-10 24hr.Run=176NM. Our third best day’s run ever aboard sailors Run. Position=Latitude 12*52’S Longitude 98*02’W. Weather=Wind=15-25+kts.SE. Seas=6-9ft. Cabin Temp. 72*-76*. Squalls 50% of the time with sunny and clear patches. Barometer-1012 mb Day-11 24hr.Run=160 NM. Position -Latitude 14*57’S. Longitude 99*39’W. Weather=Wind 12-25 kts. Seas=6-9ft. Cabin Temp=71*-74*. Squalls 50% with sunny periods. Barometer-1012 mb Day12 24hr.Run=170…

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AROUND ALONE-DAYS 7,8,9

Day-7 24hr. Run=154 Position: Latitude-07*23’South =Longitude .92*33’West Weather: Wind: S.E. 10-20kts. Seas: 4-6 feet S.E. Cabin Temp: 76*-81* Sunny with small puffy white trade wind clouds. Barometer-1008mb Day-8 24hr.Run=154NM. Position: Latitude-09*15′ South=Longitude-94*16′ West Weather: Wind S.E. 8-20kts. Seas: SE 5-7ft. Cabin Temp: 75*-78* In the am a few squalls about but none hit us and…

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AROUND ALONE-DAY’S 4,5,6

Day-Four: 24 hr. Run=119 NM. Pos: Lat.02*02’S Long.87*02’W Weather=Mostly overcast, temp=78*-81*, Wind= 7-12kts from the S, Seas=2-5 feet from the S. Barometer = 1008 mb. Day-5: 24 hr. Run=one hundred forty six NM. Pos.= Lat. 03*37′ Long.=88*52’W. Weather= Sunny all day. Temp.=78*-81*,Wind =10-17 kts.SSE, Seas=5-8’SSE, barometer 1010 mb. Day-6 Twenty -four hr. Run=166NM Pos.= Lat.05*29S…

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AROUND ALONE-DAYS 1,2,3

Around Alone: Days-1 2-3 Day-1 24 hr.Run-121 Nautical Miles. Position: Latitude-00*25 S -Longitude-80*39’W Weather: Wind-10-15kts.from the West. Seas: 3-4 ft. from SSW. Barometer-1009mb. Cabin Temp- 80 to 83 degrees Day-2: 24hr. Run-130NM. Position-Latitude-00*26’S Longitude-81*14’W. Weather: Wind-8-17kts SSW Seas: from SSW at 3-4FT. Barometer at 1008mb. Cabin Temp-78-81 degrees Day-3 24hr.Run-126 NM. Position-Latitude-01*37’S Longitude 85*14’W Weather:…

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Sailors Run’s Last Restless Night On The Mooring. Oct. 30th 2015

This is the night before the “Beginning” of the greatest adventure of my life. I and Sailors Run alone will escape into the scape of the sea. The thought of doing this and living large with nature on her turf excites me. If you think weather is a science or known quantity possibly you might…

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Making Final Preparations aboard Sailors Run for October 31st “Halloween Day Departure

It was a year and a half ago that I decided to go solo around the world nonstop, and at that time it somehow seemed so far away,now today it seems to be rapidly approaching. I have been busy over the past month putting on new sails and many other parts to help insure a…

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