Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
BOUND FROM: Reunion Island, France, Indian Ocean
TOWARDS: Cape Town, South Africa
TIME ZONE: GMT +4
NOON POSITION: 21°34.3’S / 054°11.7’E
DAYS RUN: 72nm
PASSAGE DISTANCE RUN: 72nm
DISTANCE REMAINING: 2,200nm
COURSE AND SPEED: WxS 241T, 7.1 knots
WIND: Wind Force 1-2, Variable wind direction
WEATHER: fair, 4/8 cloud, visibility good, barometer 1019 millibars and steady
SWELL HEIGHT & DIRECTION: SSE 1m
SAILS SET: All sails set
SHIPS WORK: Sunday at sea! The cooks today were Jens, Amanda and Morten – great job with potato salad and tuna toasts for lunch and spaghetti with tomato sauce, and big salad and chocolate brownies for supper.
REMARKS: After a lovely week in ‘France’, we’re now underway from La Reunion, bound two thousand miles around the Cape of Good Hope for Cape Town. Hot weather today so we rigged the power shower after lunch.