Chagos to Rodriguez Day 5 - Definitely the Trade Winds
Position 16:12.13 S 068:37.84 E
Date 1200 (UTC+5) Wednesday 11 May 2016
Distance run in 24hrs 193nm over the ground, 194nm through the water
Trip total 767nm over the ground, 751nm through the water
To go to Port Maturin, Rodrigues rhumb line 363nm
Route distance 1,144nm as originally planned
Yes, we are definitely now in the South East Trades big time and my enthusiasm for typing this entry is tempered by 4.5 metre seas and 25 knots of wind producing a lively ride.