Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Doldrums sailing daily runs Fiji to Kiribati

TIME: 2013/11/13 07:19UTC (7:20pm local)
LATITUDE: 00-03.96S
LONGITUDE: 173-30.80E
SPEED: 4.8

LightSpeed- Day 7 @ 7pm sailing from Rotuma, Fiji to Tarawa, Kiribati

Doldrums sailing daily runs 9am to 9am

Day 1 = Begin voyage at 9am
Day 2 = 124nm
Day 3 = 124nm
Day 4 = 108nm
Day 5 = 135nm
Day 6 = 118nm
Day 7 = 150nm

Days 1-7 = 759nm at average speed of 5.27 knots

Day 8 = 6.4 knots average since 9AM

At the moment we are 4nm south of the equator and planning a small party for our equator crossing. The big question of the evening is should we stop at Tarawa, Kiribati tomorrow afternoon or continue on for Majuro, Republic Marshall Islands. Stay tuned.

That's it for now.

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