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Day’s Run – July 11, 2015

REMARKS: Today we are heading out to sea. We were underway by approx 10am this morning, waving goodbye to the historic city of New Bedford. The winds, being fairly light, allowed us the time to have another complete run through of emergency drills. The more we practice, the cooler our heads will remain should an emergency occur. Right after lunch we broke into our sea watches again and will remain so until arriving in Gloucester in a few days. It’ll be nice to be back in the routine of being out to sea.

SHIP’S WORK: Repaired fore upper tops’l starboard headbolt; painted propane tanks; linseed oiled mizzen shrouds; replaced skiff belly gripe lashing; slushed headrig turnbacks.

Checking food and flare canisters

BOUND FROM: Greenport, NY
TOWARDS: Portland, ME
TIME ZONE: ZD + 4
NOON POSITION: 41°28.1’N /070°57.7’W
DAYS RUN: 13 nm
PASSAGE DISTANCE RUN: 1347.4 nm
DISTANCE REMAINING: 360 nm
COURSE AND SPEED: Southwest by 1/4 south, 4.8 kts, CMGT 232
WIND: South, 2
WEATHER: Barometer 1020, sunny
SWELL HEIGHT & DIRECTION: South, 1
SAILS SET: Mains’l, main/fore upper and lower sails; fore topmast stays’l, outer and inner jib.

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