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Day’s Run – December 25

BOUND FROM: Reunion Island, France, Indian Ocean
TOWARDS: Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
TIME ZONE: GMT +3
NOON POSITION: 29°57.9’S /036°26.7’E
DAYS RUN: 71nm
PASSAGE DISTANCE RUN: 1,197nm
DISTANCE REMAINING: 1,037nm
WIND: Wind Force 3-4, NxE
WEATHER: fair, 1/8 cloud, visibility very good, barometer 1016 millibars
and steady
SWELL HIGHT & DIRECTION: NNE 1-2m
SAILS SET: All sails set except royals and flying jib
SHIPS WORK: A holiday today, so no ship’s work except sailing the ship
and helping with galley.
REMARKS: A lovely Christmas at sea: presents under the tree in the
morning, a nice lazy afternoon and then a giant supper followed by home
made chocolate-chip cookies and ice-cream. And the wind picking up and
sending us along our way.

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