Monday, April 8th, 2019
A fresh trade wind sailing day. Winds picked up overnight. Studding sails
Make and mend Sunday.
Some crew talking about staying for the summer trip into the Great Lakes. Very different than this but keenly valuable and interesting as well.
From: St Helena Island, South Atlantic
Towards: The West Indies – Grenada
Date: April 7, 2019
Noon position: 07-36S / 018-38W
Course and speed: WxN or 280° true at 6 knots
Wind force and direction: ESE at force 4-5
Seas/well: moderate seas of 2-3 metres from the
Barometer: 1017 steady
Sky: Half-covered with cloud, cumulus, sunny, blue skies
Water temperature: 28.4C – 84F
Distance made good in 24 hours: 130 nautical miles
Distance to next port: pretty far, 2,818 nautical miles as the barracuda swims