Monday, May 18th, 2015
After a wet and squally morning the sun came out again in time for noon sights. We’re pushing to get back to Lunenburg in time for our homecoming this Saturday – we’re excited to get back and see family and friends!
SHIP’S WORK: Replacing paralls on the spanker gaff, roping a new course sail with typhoon wire, and cleaning and tidying the food supplies in the cargo hold, ready to take on new provisions in Lunenburg.
BOUND FROM: St Georges, Bermuda
TOWARDS: Lunenburg, NS, Canada
TIME ZONE: GMT -3
NOON POSITION: 34°38.1’N /064°38.2’W
DAYS RUN: 140nm
PASSAGE DISTANCE RUN: 1,219nm
DISTANCE REMAINING: 577 nm
COURSE AND SPEED: North by East, Course made good 352° true, 6.3 knots
WIND: Force 3-4, North West by North
WEATHER: Light rain, 6/8 cloud cover, barometer 1020 millibars and steady, visibility good
SWELL HEIGHT & DIRECTION: North West, 3 m
SAILS SET: We’re steaming north in light head winds, main topmast staysail, fore topmast staysail, inner and outer jibs are set