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Day’s Run – 13 April 2019

Motoring still. Looks like a couple more days of this too in these equatorial calms. Could be a lot worse and looks like fresh trade winds on the other side of the equator. Got an email from King Neptune’s Scribe today. They are not amused that we have a bunch of Pollywogs aboard. Shudder….

Date: April 13, 2019

From: St Helena Island, South Atlantic Ocean

Towards: Grenada, Windward Isles, Eastern Caribbean of the West Indies, Isles of the Blest

Noon position: 04-29S / 029-58W

Course and speed: WxN or 280 degrees at 7 knots

Wind force and direction: East and light at Force 1

Seas/swell: moderate seas of 1+ metre from the east and SE. Also a northerly swell and a small SW swell. Pretty smooth

Barometer: 1015 steady – we are headed towards lower pressure in general but not towards any storm

Sky: Clear in the AM, a couple rain squalls overnight, mostly cloudy right now, light rain squalls about

Water temperature: 28.9C – 84F Distance made good in 24 hours: 174 nautical miles

Passage log: 1,612 nautical miles

Voyage log: 23,740 nautical miles

Distance to next port: 2,135 nautical miles as the mahi mahi swims

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