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Day’s Run – 21 April 2019

Winds have laid down to a pleasant force 4+. Seas have settled down now that we are past the massive outpouring of the Amazon River. Sunday at sea, a lovely day. Thoughts of Caribbean islands dominate.

Date: April 21,  2019

From: St Helena Island, South Atlantic Ocean

Towards: Grenada, West Indies

Noon position: 03°-39′ North Latitude / 049°-22′ West Longitude

Course and speed: NWly at 6-7 knots under all plain sail

Wind force and direction: force 4+ NEly winds

Seas/swell: steady organized NEly seas of 2-3+ metres

Barometer: 1016 and steady

Sky: partly cloudy, warm

Water temperature: 27.6C – 81F

Distance made good in 24 hours: 156 nautical miles

Passage log: 2,801 nautical miles

Voyage log: 24,603 nautical miles

Distance to next port: 853 nautical miles as the current takes us

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