A Day At Sea – No More, No Less

Posted from Rosto Alto, Azores, Portugal.19 May 2010 13:14:02 34:22.9N 062:03.5W GPS Position: 34:22.9N 062:03.5W Sea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 160nMs Sea Miles to date: 1,240nMs Present Course Over Ground: 074°M Present Boat Speed 7.6kts Average Boat Speed (previous 24 hours): 6.7kts Average Boat Speed to date: 6.2kts ***Velocity Made Good (VMG) to date: 5.2kts...

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Bye Bye Bermuda

18 May 2010 15:07:37 33:01.2N 064:09.7W GPS Position: 33:01.2N 064:09.7W Sea Miles (previous 12 Hours): 53nMs Sea Miles to date: 1,080nMs Present Course Over Ground: 041°M Present Boat Speed 6.3kts Average Boat Speed (previous 12 hours): 4.3kts Average Boat Speed to date: 6.1kts ***Velocity Made Good (VMG) to date: 5.5kts *** Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time:...

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Probably The Best Sail In The World!

16 May 2010 21:40:12 32:18.6N 064:35.6W GPS Position: 32:18.6N 064:35.6W Sea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 140nMs Sea Miles to date: 1017nMs Present Course Over Ground: 358°M Present Boat Speed 7.4kts Average Boat Speed (previous 24 hours): 5.8kts Average Boat Speed to date: 6.2kts ***Velocity Made Good (VMG) to date: 5.6kts *** Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours...

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Portuguese Men O’War

15 May 2010 13:41:06 30:11.3N 064:00.6W GPS Position: 30:11.3N 064:00.6WSea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 136nMsSea Miles to date: 877nMs Present Course Over Ground: 350°M Present Boat Speed 5.5kts Average Boat Speed (previous 24 hours): 5.7kts Average Boat Speed to date: 6.3kts ***Velocity Made Good (VMG) to date: 5.6kts *** Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time: 32:20N...

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Bermuda Here We Come

14 May 2010 14:05:08 28:10.1N 062:59.2W GPS Position: 28:10.1N 062:59.2W Sea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 162nMs Sea Miles to date: 741nMs Present Course Over Ground: 3352°M Present Boat Speed 6.3kts Average Boat Speed (previous 24 hours): 6.8kts Average Boat Speed to date: 6.4kts ***Velocity Made Good (VMG) to date: 5.6kts *** Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time:...

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Didn’t Anyone Tell You? Sailing Is A Water Sport!

13 May 2010 12:42:00 25:59.3N 062:51.9W GPS Position: 25:59.3N 062:51.9W Sea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 164nMs Sea Miles to date: 579nMs Present Course Over Ground: 010°M Present Speed Over Ground: 6.4kts Average Speed Over Ground (previous 24 hours): 6.8kts Average Speed Over Ground to date: 6.3kts Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time: 28:29N 063:08W Sea...

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Dolphins Do It On Porpoise!

12 May 2010 12:48:00 23:36.5N 062:25.9W GPS Position: 23:36.5N 062:25.9W Sea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 149nMs Sea Miles to date: 415nMs Present Course Over Ground: 014°M Present Speed Over Ground: 6.8kts Average Speed Over Ground (previous 24 hours): 6.2kts Average Speed Over Ground to date: 6.1kts Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time: 26:07N 062:29W Sea State:...

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Getting Closer To New York

May 11, 2010 @ 12:00 21:21.1N 062:17.4W GPS Position: 21:21.1N 062:17.4W Sea Miles (previous 24 Hours): 146nMs Sea Miles to date: 266nMs Present Course Over Ground: 348°M Present Speed Over Ground: 6.5kts Average Speed Over Ground (previous 24 hours): 6.1kts Average Speed Over Ground to date: 6.0kts Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time: 23:31N 063:30W Sea...

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A Step Into The Unknown

May 10, 2010 @ 12:46 19:02.8N 061:48.2W GPS Position: 19:02.8N 061:48.2.0W Sea Miles (first 20 Hours): 120nMs Sea Miles to date: 120nMs Present Course Over Ground: 021°M Present Speed Over Ground: 7.2kts Average Speed Over Ground(previous 24 hours): 6.0kts Average Speed Over Ground to date: 6.0kts Estimated GPS Position in 24 hours time: 21:27N 061:31W Sea State:...

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First Two Night Passages to Antigua

May 03, 2010 18:47:00 17:04.6N 061:53.2W Well here we are, after a week of adventure, in Jolly Harbour Antigua. We sailed out of St George’s and said a fond farewell to Grenada, heading north on the first leg of the trip, full of expectations and the promise of Coconut Prawns at Palm Beach restaurant on the tiny island (population 2,000) of Petit Martinique. We made...

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We’re On Our Way Home!

Apr 30, 2010 @ 14:25 12:31.8N 061:23.1W Now we are Four ! David flew over to join Oboe on Sunday evening, bringing his expertise in Bush Tucker, Biltong etc. to the provisioning role! Yesterday we worked on the final tasks and then shopped for food and jerry cans for extra diesel to keep us going across the Atlantic; 50 extra gallons to be precise. David cooked up a...

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Preparing Oboe For The Trip Home To Dartmouth

Apr 25, 2010 03:19:01 12:32N 061:25W Nigel, Ryan and Rob (me), are aboard Oboe in Port Louis Marina, St Georges, Grenada, preparing her for the North Atlantic crossing. The Sun is fierce and the air hot and humid, but we are progressing well. Ryan has whipped many rope ends, rigged a clever preventer system, which holds the boom in place when you’re running down the...

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