Chagos to Rodriguez Day 5 - Definitely the Trade Winds

Martin and Elizabeth Bevan
Wed 11 May 2016 09:58

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.