Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
DATE: Dec 21st, 2014
BOUND FROM: Reunion Island, France, Indian Ocean
TOWARDS: Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
TIME ZONE: GMT +4
NOON POSITION: 28°17.2S /042°14.7E
DAYS RUN: 108nm
PASSAGE DISTANCE RUN: 871nm
DISTANCE REMAINING: 1,334nm WIND: Wind Force 2, SWxS
WEATHER: fair, 2/8 cloud, visibility very good, barometer 1017 millibars and falling slowly
SWELL HEIGHT & DIRECTION: SExE 1m
SAILS SET: All square sails set running downwind in light winds – beautiful blue sky weather after squalls last night.
SHIPS WORK: Sunday at Sea! Plenty of festive projects keeping people busy today: making gifts and paper decorations, baking batches of sweet treats and wrapping presents were priorities today.
REMARKS: The last ‘marlinspike’ before Christmas got everyone feeling festive this afternoon with music, popcorn and silly hats!